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Pioneering new study confirms developmental benefits of physical literacy in ECEC settings

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Canberra Institute for Sport and Exercise in collaboration with the Australian College of Physical Literacy (ACPL) has confirmed that the implementation of a structured physical literacy curriculum in early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings is effective in improving not just gross motor skill development but also key cognitive functions such as expressive vocabulary and impulse control in young children.

2 months

by Jason Roberts

OSHC After the Bell calls to the OSHC sector with a podcast of tailored advice and support

When Barbi Clendining’s husband, and business partner James first floated the idea of creating an Australian-focused outside school hours care (OSHC) podcast, she was torn.

2 months

by Freya Lucas

Compare Club confirms launch of new Childcare Comparison business

Online and phone based comparison services company Compare Club have confirmed the national roll out of their new Childcare Comparison platform after trialling the product in New South Wales and Victoria over the last three months.

8 months

by Jason Roberts

Early Learning Management develops unique cloud-based dashboard tailored to ECEC

A number of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services succeed because of the strengths, interests and talents of those who own and manage them. Strengths like having warm and responsive relationships with children, a passion for bringing together high-quality educators, and a creative and dynamic flair when it comes to designing programs, environments and spaces.

8 months

by Jason Roberts

Hey dee ho’s intergenerational adventures

The integration of early childhood and aged care has been prominently shared within the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector of late, with the popularity of Old People’s Home for Four Year Olds, and a range of research pieces demonstrating the value of connecting the younger and older generations.

1 year

by Freya Lucas

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