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Study reveals clues for ECEC services supporting families where parents are disengaged

While it’s no secret that parenting a child can be stressful at times, new research from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has revealed the effects of the stress of parenting in the brains of both mothers and their children.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

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.

a month 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.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

The best behaved children are those with older parents, Dutch scientists say

Noting the increasing trend for many parents in Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries to have children later in life, a group of Dutch researchers considered the behavioural problems of children born to older parents, finding that the age of the parents had an impact on childrens externalised behaviours such as aggression and anger outbursts.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas

New research shows that babies expect leaders to intervene and stop transgressions

Infants at 17 months of age expect their leaders and those in authority to act when one member of a group transgresses against another, but do not expect those who are not leaders or in authority to respond.

2 months ago

by Freya Lucas