Caring for Each Other initiative launched to help children during COVID-19 pandemic

Children rely on trusted and familiar friends, whether real or screen based during times of crisis. As the world faces “unprecedented uncertainty” from the COVID-19 pandemic, Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, is offering a broad variety of free resources to help educators, children and families.

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by Freya Lucas

Introducing keynote speaker Joe Waters, CEO and Co-Founder of think tank Capita

The ECEC Innovation Forum 2020 aims to bring together leaders and decision makers from across the Australian early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector to create an environment dedicated to the discussion of innovation, and how it is being applied across the sector to improve outcomes for children, families, teams and organisations.

35 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Preschoolers with anxiety are more likely to struggle to bond with educators, study notes

Children who experience sadness and anxiety during their preschool years are more likely to experience relationships that deteriorate with their preschool teachers, a University of Alberta (U of A) researcher has found.

36 days ago

by Freya Lucas

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).

46 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?

49 days ago

by Freya Lucas