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Larger portions a big piece of the childhood obesity puzzle, researchers say

Researchers from Penn State University have found that children between the ages of three and five are susceptible to the ‘portion size’ effect the tendency to eat more when larger portions are served finding that children will consume more, both in terms of weight and calories when larger portions of meals and snacks are available.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

US-based outdoor play specialist Tinkergarten receives $21M investment boost

Tinkergarten, a United States-based ‘pioneer’ in dedicated outdoor play-based learning classes for young children, has announced that it has secured a $21 million investment to help it expand its geographic reach and to develop its brand globally.

22 days ago

by Jason Roberts

CEO transition announced at second largest US for profit ECEC provider

Learning Care Group Inc (LCG) has announced that Barbara J Beck will retire from her position as Chief Executive Officer on 30 June 2019 and Mark Bierley, the company’s current President and Chief Operating Officer, will be promoted to replace Ms Beck.

a month ago

by Jason Roberts

It’s time to take nature as a resource for learning seriously, research review finds

A research analysis conducted in the United States, examining hundreds of previous studies, has unequivocally found that spending time in nature boosts children’s academic achievement and healthy development.

a month ago

by Freya Lucas

Study highlights the importance of addressing bias from first years of life

United States researchers have demonstrated that preschool children show clear evidence of bias at the intersection of race and gender, with males from African American backgrounds receiving less positive responses from their peers in a study involving neutral images.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas