Professor Fiona Stanley describes the social impact on the whole community of how well we raise our children and how children are the key to our future success.
Learn about the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education and care, which originates in Italy and advocates a child led and play based focus.
An overview of the Montessori approach to early childhood education and care; one of the most popular and fastest growing educational philosophies in the world.
Emmi Pikler's 7 key principles provide a framework for optimal child development in the early years.
The Froebel approach to early education which recognises that children experience significant brain development in their first three years of life.
Iceland’s amazing early education system is the envy of many, learn why.
Learn how early educators support children in early childhood services with their STEM skills, what best practice looks like and how to nurture a love of STEM at home.
Bowlby’s theory of attachment explains how healthy attachments support children to venture confidently into their world and develop social competencies.
Save The Children research shows how kiwi parents view discipline and how positive parenting practices can be used to address challenging behaviour at home and child care.
Early childhood services are a supportive and nurturing environment for preschool-aged children to learn about kindness and respect.
The Finnish HEI approach makes children active agents in their own learning, learn what else it offers children and families.
The Curiosity Approach a relatively new early education pedagogy which aims to foster children’s awe and wonder through beautiful environments and simple non-prescriptive play equipment.
Artificial intelligence is making great inroads in early education, some of the apps and technologies changing the face of parenting.
Seven key components of the Pikler approach to early education and care, a philosophy developed in Budapest, which has rapidly gained traction throughout the world.
Risky play at home and how you can support your child to safely leave their comfort zone.
Preschool learning doesn't need to be as easy as A, B, C and 1, 2, 3 and when it comes to numeracy, a new study suggests preschoolers can learn more complicated maths than we think.
How educators nurture soft skills in the early learning environment.
Executive functioning skills' what they are and why they valuable for children, teens, and adults.
How educators and parents can incorporate different kinds of questions during story time to better challenge young brains.
Why nature play and outdoor learning is so beneficial for kids.
Although autism is usually diagnosed when a child is two or older, some youngsters exhibit signs of this condition well before their official diagnosis.
Play is serious business and offers much more than just fun and games.
How an emergent curriculum enables early educators to focus on the child, respond to their needs, and plan a tailored learning program.
Why sound is such an integral part of children's development and helps them communicate and learn.
The Reggio Emilia approach to early learning and development and what it offers children and families.
Why sensory play is important and how carers and parents can encourage sensory play in every child's day.
How the Montessori movement has since spread from Italy to more than 100 countries around the world to support children and families.
Loose parts play offers limitless opportunities for play and comes with many benefits for youngsters.
Intergenerational care brings child care and aged care together and has much to offer old and young.
Learn about the Waldorf or Steiner approach to early childhood education.