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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

Camp Australia faces QLD magistrates court in relation to breaches of National Law

Outside school hours care (OSHC) provider Camp Australia was reportedly mentioned in Southport Magistrates Court earlier in the week, in relation to a Queensland Department of Education case against the provider in which 48 charges have been laid.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

UQ researcher heads to Canada to study major cause of child psychological issues

University of Queensland (UQ) Associate Professor Deborah Askew will use her newly awarded Churchill Fellowship to visit urban First Nations communities in Canada and Alaska to learn more about a major cause of child psychological issues fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

The Wiggles and UNICEF release handwashing song and video to keep children healthy

A new song designed to motivate millions of children around the world to wash their hands, written and sung by perennial children’s favourites The Wiggles, was released yesterday for Global Handwashing Day, highlighting the 2019 theme “Clean Hands for All”.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Loving Hearts Childcare Centre announced as Banksia Sustainability Award finalist

The Banksia Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation established in 1989, dedicated to recognising and supporting those who make a positive contribution to the environment, has named Queensland-based Loving Hearts Childcare Centre as a finalist in the 2019 Banksia Sustainability Awards, the longest running sustainability awards in Australia.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas