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  • Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

    By Dr Jacqueline Baxter

    By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and ...

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    25 May 2016

  • Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

    Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Updated 25 May 2016
    By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and undermining a democratic system of education,...
  • When do children develop a sense of gender?

    By Dr Vanessa LoBue

    Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2016

  • When do children develop a sense of gender?

    When do children develop a sense of gender? Creative commons image Icon Creative commons image Brian Sawyer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Mar 2016
    Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do ideas about gender become fixed in children...
  • Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation

    Is it better for children to focus on one sport or a range of sports? Michael Johnson hears experts’ and athletes’...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Nov 2015

  • Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Nov 2015
    Is it better for children to focus on one sport or a range of sports? Michael Johnson hears experts’ and athletes’ views on childhood specialisation.

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  • The family at the centre of early learning

    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the positive learning relationships that can exist in any family and how...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • The family at the centre of early learning

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    The family at the centre of early learning Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Courtesy: Karen Horsley.
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the...
  • Physical activity: a family affair

    This free course, Physical activity: a family affair, aims to explore the effects that the family has on the amount and nature of physical activity...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Physical activity: a family affair

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    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, Physical activity: a family affair, aims to explore the effects...

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyrighted image Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Jan 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...