The Hon Jenny Mikakos MP, Victorian Minister for Children and Families, today launched Laying the Foundations eLearning.
What environmental conditions do children need and what can we do to provide them?
“Reading to young children is one of the best activities parents can do to with their child”, Professor Frank Oberklaid.
“The big finding from this study is preschool is good for everybody”, Professor Sharon Goldfeld.
Read a selection of articles on the social determinants of health published by Croakey between 2010 and 2016 including a story with Professor Frank Oberklaid about the changing nature of children’s health.
Hear from Associate Professor Jill Sewell, CCCH Deputy Director, about the challenges clinicians face when determining the best treatment for children.
Professor Frank Oberklaid attended the national conference in Kathmandu as part of the country’s week-long celebration of early childhood development.
Professor Frank Oberklaid spoke to the ABC about what’s needed for optimal early child development. Listen now.
To optimise educational outcomes for children and ensure a strong and prosperous future for Australians, we need to invest heavily in the early years.
Professor Frank Oberklaid urges action to be taken to address the fact that one in five children start their school life developmentally vulnerable.