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Reasons to prioritise Early Years
From a blog by Nesta
Early Years development is at the heart of social mobility. The reasons underscore the importance of focusing on ideas and interventions that can impact child outcomes as soon as possible.
Window of tolerance
A video from Beacon House
An insightful video by Beacon House which explains how a child with many adverse childhood experiences swings from fight/flight to freeze/collapse; and what adults can do to help
The power of touch
Touch sends a powerful message – it can do and say much more than words ever could.
From a video by Daniel Lara and Rafa Mendes
The example we set for our children - how we choose to lead our lives - is much, much more important than what we say.
Parents now spend twice as much time with their children as 50 years ago
From an article in the Economist
With the exception of France, parents these days spend a lot more time with their offspring - especially fathers. Britain is one of the leading countries.
What makes families resilient?
From research by Dr Marshall Duke
Children who know a lot about their family tend to be more resilient and therefore have better chances for good outcomes when faced with challenges.
Reducing reoffending by keeping mothers and children together
From a blog by Pew Research
Diverting women from prison and keeping families together can save money and help break the intergenerational cycle of incarceration.
The success sequence
From a report by AEI and IFS
Divergent paths toward adulthood are associated with markedly different economic fortunes among Millennials.
Language as a child wellbeing indicator
Early Years Foundation
A report on how language development in early years links to social, emotional and learning outcomes in later years.
Creating a love of reading
From a blog by the University of Wollongong, NSW,
Research into role of mothers and fathers - different impact on development?
Leadership for Resilience - Putting ACE-Awareness into Action - Edinburgh
@Edinburgh College (Granton Campus) 350 West Granton Road Edinburgh EH5 1QE
Thousands of people across Scotland saw the film Resilience during 2017. The film explores the insights science is gaining about the long-term impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences. This growing awareness leaves us all with the question: What do we do with this knowledge? How do we put the insights into action? That's what we'll explore during this event.
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