American Presidential candidate places ECEC firmly on the agenda in race for The Hill

United States Presidential Candidate Mike Bloomberg has raised international attention for his proposed policies in relation to early childhood education and care (ECEC).

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Innovative smartsuit allows researchers to assess children’s spontaneous movement

Researchers are now able to quantitatively assess children’s spontaneous movement in the natural environment for the first time thanks to the development of a garment that accurately measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants from the age of five months.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Little bodies, big hearts – babies are altruistic givers, UW researchers find

Giving away something desirable, even at a cost to oneself is the core concept of altruism a selfless concern for the well-being of others. Human adults will often respond altruistically to another in need, sharing food through food banks or fundraisers, but researchers from the University of Washington (UW) wanted to know where does altruism start?

9 days ago

by Freya Lucas

When shaping children’s lives, the love between parents is key to long term outcomes

While parents can often find it difficult to make time to nurture their relationship once they become parents, researchers from the University of Michigan have found that those who are able to maintain a loving and healthy relationship have children who stay engaged with education for longer, and marry later in life.

13 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Australia second only to Spain when it comes to child safety online, index reveals

Australia has been ranked as the world’s second safest country for child online safety in the first-ever global Child Online Safety Index (COSI), conducted by international think-tank, the DQ Institute.

15 days ago

by Freya Lucas