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Early life impacts the brain’s biological and functional development, researchers find

A new study by a team of neuroscientists has found that learning and memory abilities may vary, depending on the nature of individual experiences in early life.

33 minutes ago

by Freya Lucas

WA announces new Early Years Initiative to improve development and learning

Collaborate for Kids (CoLab) has recently announced that it will participate in an Early Years Initiative (EYI) aimed at improving the development and learning of children from conception to age four in WA.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

‘Being honest at work could cost me my job’ – Bright Horizons study reveals parental fear

Working parents are worried that if they open up and be honest about their family responsibilities, asking for flexible working arrangements or time off, it could cost them their jobs, according to the sixth-annual Modern Family Index(MFI), commissioned by Bright Horizons and conducted by Kelton Global.

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

UniSA conducts world first review of the importance of nature play

Researchers from the University of South Australia (UniSA) have conducted a world-first review of the importance of nature play which they believe could transform childrens play spaces, supporting investment in city and urban parks, while also delivering important opportunities for childrens physical, social and emotional development.

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas

The role of nicknames in developing shared workplace identity, building relationships

Whether it’s The Flash for the manager who pops in and out of rooms in a centre so quickly that she is a blur, or The Shadow for the authorised officer who is spending multiple days at a service conducting an assessment and rating visit, nicknames are often used to exert power, or to help workmates band together during difficult moments.

8 days ago

by Freya Lucas