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Pedagogy - Health - 03.12.2014
Children's falls linked to parents' safety behaviour, study finds
Parents of children who fell at home were more likely not to use safety gates and not to have taught their children rules about climbing on things in the kitchen, a study from researchers at The University of Nottingham has found. In the UK, more than 200,000 under-fives attend emergency departments (ED) and in England more than 20,000 are admitted to hospital each year following a fall.

Pedagogy - Health - 01.12.2014
Parenting program benefits whole community, Irish report shows
An independent evaluation of The University of Queensland's Triple P − Positive Parenting Program has concluded that Triple P can improve the wellbeing of families across an entire community. A UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre evaluation of Triple P in Ireland reports that the widespread rollout of Triple P in two Irish communities led to population-wide health benefits.

Pedagogy - 12.11.2014
London’s diverse ethnic population explains the success of its schools
Press release issued: 12 November 2014 London's diverse ethnic population is the reason for its pupils achieving significantly better GCSE results than the rest of England, according to a new study published today [12 November]. This study from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) at the University of Bristol looked at GCSE data for the whole of England to understand what lies behind the ‘London Effect' - a term used to describe the high levels of attainment and progress of pupils in the capital.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 03.10.2014
Preschoolers with low empathy at risk for continued problems
ANN ARBOR-A toddler who doesn't feel guilty after misbehaving or who is less affectionate or less responsive to affection from others might not raise a red flag to parents, but these behaviors may result in later behavior problems in 1st grade. The findings come from a new University of Michigan study that identifies different types of early child problems.

Pedagogy - Careers / Employment - 17.07.2014
Women’s professional self-identity impacts on childcare balance, but not men’s
Research shows that a mother's self-identity impacts on the amount of time her partner spends on childcare - with strong professional identity in women creating a more equal childcare balance in a couple. A father's self-identity, however, has no bearing on a mother's time with children.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 01.07.2014
Families can play key role against bullying
A University of Queensland study has shown that families can be more effective in protecting children from bullying than school-based strategies alone. The findings, to be published in the journal Behavior Therapy , show that parents can actively help their children reduce the impact of bullying. The results of a randomised control trial of , a family-based variant of UQ's Triple P - Positive Parenting Program, show the program is more effective than efforts of school staff to address concerns about a particular child.

Pedagogy - 19.06.2014
Early reading progress in English primary schools surpasses international counterparts
Early reading progress in English primary schools surpasses international counterparts
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue. Early reading progress in English primary schools surpasses international counterparts Children in their first year of primary school in England make more progress in reading than those in Scotland, New Zealand and two parts of Australia, according to new research.

Pedagogy - 02.06.2014
Parents see sibling fighting as normal
Parents see sibling fighting as normal
Three out of four Australian parents are concerned about their children fighting yet claim their kids get along well, a University of Queensland study has found. Research by UQ's Parenting and Family Support Centre also found that parents view smacking as the least acceptable method to deal with children fighting.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 26.05.2014
For a better sex life, try a little tenderness
Want a more satisfying sex life and a better relationship with your partner? More post-sex cuddling will do the trick, especially for couples who are parents, according to new research from the University of Toronto Mississauga. UTM sexuality and relationship researcher Amy Muise studied the effects of after-sex behavior in monogamous romantic relationships.

Pedagogy - Health - 01.05.2014
Children’s TV time is closely linked to parents’ viewing habits
The amount of time children spend in front of TV, phone and computer screens is closely associated with their parents' own habits, with much higher weekend viewing than during the week, a new study by the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol has found. Researchers at the University of Bristol analysed the amount of time children aged five and six spent watching television, playing video games and using computers, tablets and smartphones - activities associated with a range of health problems, including obesity.

Pedagogy - Health - 01.05.2014
Children’s TV time is closely linked to parents’ viewing habits
Press release issued: 1 May 2014 The amount of time children spend in front of TV, phone and computer screens is closely associated with their parents' own habits, with much higher weekend viewing than during the week, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Bristol analysed the amount of time children aged five and six spent watching television, playing video games and using computers, tablets and smartphones - activities associated with a range of health problems, including obesity.

Pedagogy - 10.03.2014
Time out: Spanking babies is surprisingly common
ANN ARBOR-The same hands that parents use to lovingly feed, clothe and bathe their babies are also commonly used to spank their bundles of joy. A new University of Michigan study found that 30 percent of 1-year-old children were spanked at least once in the past month by their mother, father or both parents.

Pedagogy - Health - 16.02.2014
Racial and ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis
UNIVERSITY PARK - Black children and children in homes where a language other than English is spoken are less likely to receive an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis by school entry, despite being otherwise similar to white children on many measured background characteristics, according to a study by a team of researchers.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.02.2014
Racial/ethnic disparities in ADHD diagnosis
UNIVERSITY PARK - A study by Paul Morgan, associate professor of special education, and his colleagues Marianne Hillemeier, George Farkas and Steve Maczuga indicates that black children and children in homes where a language other than English is being spoken are less likely to receive an attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis by school entry, despite being otherwise similar to white children on many measured background characteristics.

Pedagogy - 14.02.2014
Passive smoking impairs children's responses to asthma treatment
Passive smoking impairs children’s responses to asthma treatment
Children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment, a study has found. Passive smoking is known to worsen asthma symptoms in children and impair their response to inhaled steroid treatment, but how this effect occurs was not known. Researchers at Imperial College London found that children with severe asthma with a parent who smokes at home have lower levels of the enzyme HDAC2 compared with those whose parents don't smoke.

Pedagogy - 13.02.2014
Stanford psychologist shows why talking to kids really matters
Exposure to child-directed speech sharpens infants' language processing skills and can predict future success. New work indicates early intervention can improve language skills in kids lagging behind. Fifty years of research has revealed the sad truth that the children of lower-income, less-educated parents typically enter school with poorer language skills than their more privileged counterparts.

Health - Pedagogy - 07.02.2014
Power lines don't raise risk of leukaemia in children
Children who live near overhead power lines in early life do not have a greater risk of developing childhood leukaemia, researchers from the Childhood Cancer Research Group at the University of Oxford have found. Their study in the British Journal of Cancer found no increased risk of leukaemia in children born since the 1990s whose mother lived within a kilometre of overhead power lines.

Pedagogy - Administration - 22.01.2014
Early years learning needs a sound foundation
New research by Oxford University concludes that clear developmental benefits for the poorest children require good quality provision which is not yet available for all 92,000 two year-olds taking up nursery places at the moment. Sandra Mathers, Kathy Sylva and Naomi Eisenstadt, from the University's Department of Education, conclude that current levels of quality may not be adequate to deliver an expansion of free nursery places as planned by the government.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 06.01.2014
Babbling babies - responding to one-on-one ‘baby talk’ - master more words
University of Washington Common advice to new parents is that the more words babies hear the faster their vocabulary grows. Now new findings show that what spurs early language development isn't so much the quantity of words as the style of speech and social context in which speech occurs. Researchers at the University of Washington and University of Connecticut examined thousands of 30-second snippets of verbal exchanges between parents and babies.