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UOW social and emotional learning program boosted by business innovation initiative

A University of Wollongong (UOW) education program, designed to support children to grow and develop their social and emotional learning capacity, has been given an additional layer of surety through an independent evaluation provided through the NSW Government’s Boosting Business Innovation Program.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

National Science Week kicks off – STEM fire lit in the early years is key, Govt says

More than 1,900 events have been registered across Australia for this week’s celebration of all things science and technology during National Science Week.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Scientist studying imagination in children develops new theory on language learning

Dr Vyshedskiy, a neuroscientist from Boston University has revealed his theory, dubbed Romulus and Remus, which might be able to solve the long-standing mystery of how language has evolved in the human race.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Adults only pay attention to what will help them, children notice everything: study

Adults are really good at paying attention only to what you tell them to – but children don’t ignore anything. That difference can help children do better than adults in some learning situations, a new study by researchers from Ohio State University suggests.

10 days ago

by Freya Lucas

The risk assessment blind spot placing children in danger – is it on your radar?

Recent research from the University of Alabama has shown a significant safety hazard for children, which often goes unchecked: 67 per cent of child pedestrians involved in a recent study were ‘unsupervised’ (not within reach of a care giver) in car parks, posing significant risks to their health and safety.

10 days ago

by Freya Lucas