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Restrictive food budgets may cause children to be fussy eaters, UQ study says

A study from the University of Queensland (UQ) has found that tight food budgets, where the amount of budget available to be spent feeding young children is limited, may inadvertently be encouraging unhealthy “fussy” eating habits in children.

14 minutes ago

by Freya Lucas

Much anticipated 2019 NQF Review terms of reference and issues paper released

The 2019 National Quality Framework Review terms of reference and issue paper has been released by the Education Council and provides insight into the areas that this period’s review will cover and what issues will be covered during the consultation process.

32 minutes ago

by Jason Roberts

World Autism Awareness Month: Here’s why Australia’s children with autism are falling between the gaps

World Autism Awareness Month is upon us – a month where diversity is celebrated and inclusion embraced.

2 hours ago

by By Kay Turner, MSSC UWS, Bed (Early Childhood) Macq, MAICD GIA (Cert) CEO, SDN Children’s Services

A Tale of Four Cities – a comparative AEDC analysis

By age five, around 300,000 children are starting school, but more than one in five children are not as prepared as their peers, says Megan O’Connell, Honorary Senior Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education and Director of Megan O’Connell Consulting in presenting her analysis of the recently released 2018 Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) data. The information shared below with The Sector outlines Ms O’Connell’s interpretations and perspectives.

21 hours ago

by Megan O'Connell, Honorary Senior Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education and Director of Megan O’Connell Consulting

National strategy with government backing required to make teaching attractive again: ACDE

All Australian political parties need support a multi-pronged, collaborative, national strategy to improve the attractiveness of the teaching profession, according to the peak body of the university faculties and schools that educate future Australian teachers.

a day ago

by Lyndsie Clark