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Minderoo Foundation launches 2019 Annual Report highlighting CoLI work in ECEC

The Minderoo Foundation has launched its 2019 Annual Report, highlighting “a year of remarkable achievements,” including the collaboration between Minderoo, CoLab, the Early Intervention Foundation, the Front Project and Woodside Energy, to produce The Cost of Late Intervention (CoLI) report.

19 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Shared reading with infants and toddlers is the secret to strong vocab, US researchers say

Shared reading is associated with stronger vocabulary skills for nearly all children by three years of age, physicians at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Princeton University have found, showing this to be the case even for children who genetically may be vulnerable to barriers in learning, attention and behaviour development.

19 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

In Conversation with Associate Professor Amy MacDonald, ECEC STEM researcher

With the introduction of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) based subjects being a ‘hot topic’ in educational conversation at all levels from birth to tertiary, The Sector Editor Freya Lucas recently spoke with Associate Professor Amy MacDonald to learn more about her research, early childhood and the field of STEM, and her work with Little Scientists.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

SNAICC survey unlocks key to genuine partnerships with First Nations services

SNAICC National Voice for Our Children has recently released the findings from a survey of child and family service organisations, undertaken between June and August 2019.

6 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Children known to child protective services more likely to experience mental disorders, UNSW find

Children who are known to child protective services are at increased risk for childhood onset mental disorders, according to a new study from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas