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Research throws new light on school-entry age

Monday, 26 March 2018, 6:25 pm | CHILDForum Research Network

There is now proof that a child’s age on entry to school, be it around 5 years or later at 6, makes little difference to academic outcomes and progress over the first year. More >>

National Survey on State of Early Childhood Education Begins

Monday, 5 November 2012, 11:09 am | CHILDForum Research Network

The New Zealand early childhood network, ChildForum, is conducting a national survey on young children’s care and education in New Zealand and the current state of the early childhood sector. More >>

Major Problem for Infants in Early Childhood Ed

Monday, 13 December 2004, 12:00 am | CHILDForum Research Network

Putting your infant in childcare may not be a good idea if you want to maximize your infant’s learning outcomes, according to education and health researchers. This is because, in New Zealand, early childhood centres do not have to be breastfeeding-friendly ... More >>

NZEI Still Letting Male Teachers Down

Monday, 6 December 2004, 2:58 pm | CHILDForum Research Network

In primary and early childhood education, support for male teachers is at an all time low according to education researcher Dr Sarah Farquhar. More >>


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