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Children’s mental health – an asset for learning
A recent study expands our understanding of what early skills help children to thrive at school, showing positive mental health is an asset for learning.
Teaching early literacy through play
Dan Cloney and Kellie Picker explore practical literacy activity ideas designed to build children’s oral language skills.
Measuring young children’s long-term development
A pioneering study looking at the impacts of early years education in the Philippines is providing stakeholders with strategies to improve learning.
ECED Research Day – ACER Indonesia and UNICEF Joint Research on Early Child Education and Development
ACER Indonesia together with UNICEF presented the results of 'The Assessment of Child Development Outcomes of a Cohort of Children Participating in the Modelling of Universal Pre-primary Education' study undertaken by ACER at the 2nd Early Child Education and Development (ECED) Research Day in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Using evidence to make a difference to young children’s learning
ACER has reviewed the effectiveness of early childhood education and care interventions in low and middle-income countries to support decision-makers and project teams to plan future interventions. Kashfee Ahmed reports.
Three charts on: how much Australia spends on all levels of education
A new ACER report on Australian education expenditure is the first of its kind, and offers an important reference point for policy-makers, educators, researchers and economists. The report authors discuss the key findings in an article in The Conversation.