A hug from a caring adult is the best medicine for children, researchers find

From as young as four months of age, hugs from parents and familiar caring adults “makes all the difference”, researchers from Japan’s Toho University have found.

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by Freya Lucas

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.

3 months

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

Australia/Indonesia partnership supports revitalisation of ECEC and child development

ACER Indonesia has been commissioned by William-Lily Foundation (WLF) and Yayasan Adaro Bangun Negeri (YABN) to conduct a two-year pilot program supporting community-based services in early childhood care and development in South-West Sumba from 2020–2021.

9 months

by Freya Lucas

Services with questions about returning from China as LNY and coronavirus combine

For some services who have a large number of children and families who are visiting China over the Lunar New Year (LNY) period, concerns have arisen about the Wuhan coronavirus, considered by many to be of concern for its similarity to SARS, which infected more than 8,000 people, killing over 750 during a pandemic in the early 2000s.

12 months

by Freya Lucas

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