Young people who had sexually abused others said if they had received more help managing pornography, then they would have been less likely to develop the abusive behaviour.
Pornography is having negative impacts on children and young people. And increased sexual violence among children is only the tip of the iceberg.
Telling parents how to love their child undermines parental confidence.
Theresa May wanted to “deprioritise” school places for children of people illegally in UK.
No Theresa May, "deprioritising" school places for children isn't the right way to go about reducing immigration figures.
Young people’s negative attitudes towards maths are increasing.
The questions young people tend to ask about maths often relate to their personal experience of how they found maths in school.
The gender gap matters, and we need to recruit, train and retain more men to care for and educate our youngest children
There’s no reason why more boys should be diagnosed than girls.
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There's no good reason why diagnosis rates differ. And it may be down to gender discrimination.
A new phonics test won’t help us understand what the problems are. We need solutions.
Being able to sound out letters in words doesn’t mean you can understand them. There is no clear evidence that a new phonics screening test for children in Year 1 will help improve reading levels.
Caring for your child can be tough work.
Parents of children who have complex healthcare needs often find their role as a mother or father is overwhelmed by all the clinical tasks they have to undertake.
Early childhood educators are paid below the national average.
Research shows early childhood educators tend to prop up their low-paid jobs using their household income, or by borrowing from families.
It is a myth that children don’t notice difference or ‘see’ race.
By four years, children have already begun to internalise bias and stereotypes. Yet research shows teachers and parents are often uncomfortable or unsure about talking to children about cultural difference.
I can’t see you, you can’t see me.
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Little kids cover their own eyes and feel hidden, even if they're still fully visible. New research suggests this doesn't mean children can't understand others' perspectives, as had been assumed.
Exposing babies to multiple languages can help them detect differences in musical sounds from an early age.
For bilingual children, the constant switching between languages is like a frequent exercise for the ears and the brain.
Experts are desperately trying to find solutions to the growing public health problem of type 2 diabetes in the young. A number of trials are underway, and some look promising.
Dyspraxia is more commonly associated with movement than emotions.
Developmental coordination disorder has only recently been recognised for what it is.
Policies and services designed to protect Aboriginal children’s cultural connections are not being properly implemented.
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New reports show a widespread lack of care for the cultural needs of many of the 19,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care.
As the torrent of carefully created social media posts to sites such as Facebook grows, who is to say which is the 'real' you.
A small percentage of children will need intensive instruction when being taught to read.
We need a clear plan in place to ensure that no child falls through the net. Such a plan needs to be both effective and cost-effective.
Humanoids have the ability to provide real-time feedback to students.
While students enjoy learning with robots, research finds that teachers are more sceptical – worrying about their job security and technical capabilities of robots.
We need to educate children about how to behave responsibly online.
Children with at least two years of preschool achieve much higher scores than those who attend no preschool or only one year.
Two years of high-quality preschool is one of the most effective strategies we have to change the trajectories of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.