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  1. 22 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Breaking gender stereotypes. Early

    University of Melbourne-led research finds gender stereotyping can start young, but if tackled in preschool we can promote equality for girls and boys.

  2. 15 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Boosting early learning for Indigenous children

    A University of Melbourne expert has adapted the ASQ screening tool for development difficulties in young children, for Aboriginal people living remotely.

  3. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Prescription for developing a child’s mind

    How we interact with children during play can boost their cognitive development, but parents and educators need support to help them get it right.

  4. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Instructional teaching explained

    Instructional teaching, or intentional teaching, can boost future learning and development. This is how it works.

  5. 16 May 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Enabling kids: Ability not disability

    A new online assessment tool is making life easier for special needs teachers, providing new schools of thought on early childhood education.

  6. 10 December 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    Quality early learning out of reach for many

    Children from poor backgrounds need quality early learning for the best chance of doing well at school, but the top centres are concentrated in well-off suburbs

  7. 2 September 2015 - Learning & Teaching

    Teaching children through play? It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3

    For the first time, a significant study shows parents and educators how to interact with young babies and children to maximise their educational outcomes