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Bullying isn’t addressed in early childhood because educators can’t spot it, study says

Many early childhood teachers and educators aren’t taking the steps to address bullying in their settings because they don’t have sufficient training to recognise and address it, researchers from the University of South Australia have said.

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by Freya Lucas

Gender gap in negotiation skill and style emerges in early childhood, BU researchers find

Differences in the ways that boys and girls negotiate with adults of either sex emerge as early as eight years of age, researchers from Boston College have found after working with children from four to nine years of age.

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by Freya Lucas

Sensory experiences in the spotlight with new room at UOW Discovery Space

A new sensory room has been created at the University of Wollongong’s (UOW) Early Start Discovery Space, designed to help children to use their senses to make sense of the world around them - an especially important resource for children and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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by Freya Lucas

The key to solving violence against women lies in ECEC, Think Equal initiative says

Australia could end discrimination and violence against women in the workplace and broader society through implemented social and emotional learning in early childhood, the Think Equal initiative has said.

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by Freya Lucas

Six session program is showing strong results in shaping children’s behaviour

A home-based parenting program, designed to prevent childhood behaviour challenges by working with children as young as 12 months of age, has shown strong results during its first public health trial.

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by Freya Lucas

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