When we’re working we insist that childcare is essential in furthering our kids’ development. Why would that stop being true when you’re not working?
Parents often have different expectations for their three- to five-year-old children when […] Read More
For many children, their entry into kinder or preschool is their first real opportunity to understand social dynamics beyond their home and family – and increasingly, educators believe these early years are absolutely critical for success in adult life. Read More
It’s two years since I wrote about the educational opportunity for Australia contained in a report by the Mitchell Institute: a specialist education research facility at Victoria University which I am happy to support. Read More
Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., is the Julius B. Richmond FAMRI Professor of Child Health and Development at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Graduate School of Education; Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital; and Director of the university-wide Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University. Read More