The latest report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the OECD, Starting Strong, provides insight into how an early childhood education provides opportunities later in life across the developed world. The report has been drawn upon as a foundation by the Australian Government during development of the Early Years Learning Framework. Policy makers … Continue reading How Is Early Childhood Education In Australia Lagging Behind The Rest Of The World?
Teaching STEM in early childhood education is so important to a child’s learning experience during their formal schooling. Observation has shown that young children can grasp relatively advanced concepts in the STEM curriculum during their early childhood education. STEM stands for Science, technology, engineering and maths. In ways not fully understood, early development of STEM … Continue reading STEM In Early Childhood Education: The Benefits
There is lots more that can be done to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non Indigenous cultures. This is especially the case in the early childhood education sector. There have been several large developments in achieving significant improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. These include significantly reducing infant mortality rates … Continue reading Benefits of Early Childhood Education Key To Closing The Gap
Research into early childhood education has unveiled that there are several long lasting benefits to investing in your child’s education. There is widespread agreement amongst researchers regarding the benefits of an early childhood education. Better education, health, economic and social outcomes for children are produced by enrolling them early into an education program. Research has … Continue reading Research Shows Strong Benefits of Early Childhood Education
Research into the benefits of early childhood education demonstrates contrasting results. Research shows that the academic benefits of attending preschool are gone by grade 2 of primary school. However, the lifelong benefits of acquiring an early childhood education are evident well into a child’s 30s. Kids in preschool programs are less likely to be arrested … Continue reading The Benefits of Early Childhood Education