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A new eLearning course, Foundation PEDS, is now available online for practitioners, both experienced and those new to Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS). Watch a demonstration of the course.
In the first few years, children’s development is rapid and they are constantly learning new skills. These new skills, knowledge and abilities affect their behaviour. Read our new editions of Community Paediatric Review and Grow & Thrive for tips on supporting children's behaviour development.
Starting school is a major milestone in a child’s life. Making that transition successfully has lasting implications for children’s academic and occupational success. Sadly, in Australia many children do not make a successful transition to school.
Director Frank Oberklaid addresses an Early Childhood Roundtable ahead of the release of the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment's Report on the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015.
The Centre for Community Child Health is 21! Watch our new video to hear about our origins, achievements and future plans.
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Brain Builders presents the science of how children’s brains develop, using animation to make the complex simple and accessible.
Established in 1994, the Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) works in partnership with communities to support the health, development and wellbeing of all children.
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.
Hear from Associate Professor Jill Sewell, CCCH Deputy Director, about the challenges clinicians face when determining the best treatment for children.
Find out at our free webinar on Monday 12 September. View the recording.
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.
As well as being a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital, the Centre for Community Child Health is a research department of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016. To celebrate this significant milestone, MCRI has released Brilliant Minds as a snapshot of its researchers’ work.
The Centre for Community Child Health is a department of The Royal Children’s Hospital and a research group of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.