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G8 Education confirms completion of Singapore centres to local provider

G8 Education has confirmed the sale of its 17 owned and 18 franchised centres in Singapore to local provider Nurture Education Group Pte Ltd for approximately S$8.7 million.

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by Jason Roberts

Preschool a booster for East Asia, Pacific children, Hong Kong researchers find

Young children in East Asia and the Pacific who attend preschool show better cognitive, language and socio-emotional development than those who don't, according to a new study by The Education University of Hong Kong, published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

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by Freya Lucas

American equivalent of AEDC finds that health inequities in children begin from five

In a nationwide study, comparable to the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that health inequities can be measured in children as young as five years of age.

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by Freya Lucas

What can Australia learn from the UK push to bring more men into ECEC?

Much like Australia, the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector in the UK is dominated by female employees and facing “a longstanding recruitment crisis”, driving the need to create a radical new strategy to gender-diversify its workforce, according to a new report, published last week by Lancaster University.

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by Freya Lucas

Research shows that although preschool gives school starters a boost, this doesn’t last

While children who attend early learning enter their schooling years with greater skills than their peers who do not attend early learning, this advantage is nearly halved by the end of the school year, and “non-early learning” counterparts quickly begin to close the gap, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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by Freya Lucas

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