early child education

Some students with disabilities more likely to be exempted from NAPLAN
Some students with disabilities more likely to be exempted from NAPLAN (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Victorian primary school students supported through a targeted disability program are more likely to be exempted from sitting NAPLAN, new research shows. The Working Paper study, commissioned by the Victorian Department of Education and Training (VDET), was conducted by Professor ... Read More »

Not enough racial diversity in Perth day care centres’ books
Not enough racial diversity in Perth day care centres’ books (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s important children see themselves in books during the early stages of life. Books in some Perth childcare centres do not reflect the racial diversity of Australian society, the majority containing only Caucasian characters according to new research from Edith ... Read More »

Why investing in children’s early development will bring big rewards
Why investing in children’s early development will bring big rewards (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

To improve the academic results of Australian schoolchildren comparative to their international fellow students, the best place to invest is in early childhood education. So argues Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to ... Read More »

Three-year-olds understand, value obligations of joint commitment
Three-year-olds understand, value obligations of joint commitment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The ability to engage in joint actions is a critical step toward becoming a cooperative human being. In particular, forming a commitment with a partner to achieve a goal that one cannot achieve alone is important for functioning in society. Previous ... Read More »

Children in Head Start who miss more preschool show fewer academic gains
Children in Head Start who miss more preschool show fewer academic gains (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that children in Head Start who miss 10% or more of the school year have fewer gains in academics than their peers who attend preschool more regularly. Many researchers see high-quality preschool programs as a way to ... Read More »

One Year of High-Quality Early Education Improves Outcomes for Low-Income Infants, Toddlers
One Year of High-Quality Early Education Improves Outcomes for Low-Income Infants, Toddlers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children from low-income families are at substantial risk in terms of their social-emotional and academic skills at school entry, with fewer than half considered ready for school at age 5. A new study has found that infants and toddlers from ... Read More »

Children with reading difficulties are at elevated risk for mental health problems
Children with reading difficulties are at elevated risk for mental health problems (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers have identified and are examining potential research streams which could shed light on why children with reading difficulties are at increased risk of mental health problems. Growing literature indicates children with reading difficulties are at an elevated ... Read More »

Early childhood support vital for at-risk families
Early childhood support vital for at-risk families (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Dr Loraine Fordham, a researcher in the CSU School of Teacher Education and Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE), conducted a two-year qualitative study of an Early Years Education Program (EYEP) conducted by the Children’s Protection Society (CPS) in Melbourne for ... Read More »

Quality education for the youngest Australians
Quality education for the youngest Australians (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Early childhood is one of the most important but also most at-risk areas in Australian education, according to a new report by the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University. The report, Quality Early Education for All finds that better access to quality early years services ... Read More »

Reading as vital as vaccination to build a smarter Australia
Reading as vital as vaccination to build a smarter Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has partnered with News Corp Australia to encourage Australian parents to help ‘raise a reader’ after new research reveals one in five children who started school this year don’t have the skills to learn properly. 20% ... Read More »

 
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