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Co-lab promotes value of study, showing we need to invest more in early childhood

The Sector yesterday reported on a major national study, into the cost of failing to provide early intervention services to children and young people, with authors calling for “smarter and wiser expenditure” to ensure children receive vital support services at a much earlier stage.

18 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

SNAICC says Family Matters report reveals increasing crisis for children

A new report from Family Matters, an initiative led by SNAICC – National Voice for our Children and supported by a Strategic Alliance of over 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous organisations, leading academics and prominent educational institutions, has highlighted that “the crisis of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children being over-represented in the child protection systems continues to escalate at an alarming rate.”

18 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Enhancing relationships through gratitude in the early childhood context

Research at all levels of education highlights the fact that flourishing relationships are at the core of effective teaching and learning, and thriving communities.

19 hours ago

by Dr Kerry Howells, Senior Lecturer, Curriculum and Pedagogy, UTAS

Surf Coast Shire will focus on nature play – how will you acknowledge Children’s Week?

National Children’s Week is a celebration in Australia of children’s rights, talents and citizenship, held on the fourth Wednesday of October to coincide with Universal Children’s Day. Each year the theme of Children’s Week highlights a particular Children’s Right, with the 2019 theme being based on Article 24 – ‘Children have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help them stay well’.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Major national study calls for overhaul of government policies around children at risk

A unique partnership between five philanthropic, business, not-for-profit and research organisations has resulted in a major national study, the first of its kind, which has found that an overhaul of government policies is needed to ensure at-risk children receive vital support services at a much earlier stage.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas