It’s quite normal to worry whether your nearly five-year-old is ‘school ready’. Yet when the evidence is considered, it is apparent there is no better preparation for learning than play. By Anna Clements.
Annie Graham-Riley looks at the new bite-sized qualifications that look set to change the relationship between work and study.
The important social and emotional skills needed later in life have their grounding in early childhood education. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
The children at Botany Downs Kindergarten love Skyping their friends in the new entrant class at Botany Downs School, where many of them will start school in the coming weeks and months. As they prepare...
Early childhood education researcher Kelly Warren says the emphasis needs to change from focusing on young children acquiring formal learning behaviours to fostering social and emotional skills.
How are our children getting on in modern learning environments (MLEs)? Is the super-sleek architecture supporting or frustrating their learning? There seem to be two camps amongst parents and teachers: those who love MLEs and...
St Cuthbert’s College’s successful homeroom approach helps new Year 7 students feel like they are joining one big happy family.