Kiddie Voice product expands across the US in a bid to minimise children left in vehicles

ATWEC Technologies, creators of the Kiddie Voice product which is designed to reduce the instances of children being left behind in vehicles, have expanded their reach in the United States by shipping the product to a Utah agency who will roll out the technology across its fleet of vehicles.

2 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Canadian Government initiative supports innovative practices in ECEC centres

The Government of Canada has confirmed that three early childhood education and care (ECEC) innovation projects located in Vancouver will receive nearly $470,000 in funding to support their completion.

a day ago

by Jason Roberts

Standardised tool to assess cognitive and language development in two year olds

A new paper, recently published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health provides standardised scores for The Parent Report of Childrens Abilities Revised (PARCA-R) questionnaire.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Men largely absent from the New Zealand ECEC landscape, Ballantyne notes

Like Australia, men are underrepresented in New Zealand’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector. New Zealand publication, Stuff, recently spoke with men working in ECEC as early childhood teachers (ECTs) about their experiences, and with commentators from the sector, about the reasons behind this, and how it might be addressed.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

US based Bright Horizons announce new backup care partnership at upbeat Q2 results

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BHFS) have confirmed they have entered into a partnership with PME Familienservice, a leading provider of on site care and back up care services in Germany and reported a robust set of financial results for the second quarter of 2019.

10 days ago

by Jason Roberts