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Play School teaches kids about Twitter

“What can I do while I wait? I know, I will Twitter,” Passmore said. Jan Strandling, Play School’s executive producer, said online tools were becoming more relevant to preschoolers. Young children were becoming so tech-savvy that Play School now had ...

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‘I just want her to be happy at school…’

At the heart of much of the recent COAG early childhood development strategy is the aim of promoting the best possible start in life for all Australian children. As well as promoting health and developmental outcomes, the strategy aims to ...

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Fixing the foundations

The most recent United Nations data continues to show that the four main Nordic European nations – Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland – have much lower levels of poverty, far less inequality, and much greater wellbeing, among children than do ...

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Early diagnosis of problems is key: research

Children with special health care needs in early childhood may be more prone to social and learning difficulties in their first years of school, new research has found. Children with chronic physical, developmental, behavioural or emotional conditions requiring health and ...

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