Sarah Gerritsen


Is participation in early childhood education related to child health and development?

The benefits of early childhood education continue to be debated in Aotearoa New Zealand. Although attendance is not compulsory, almost all New Zealand children attend an early learning education (ECE) service for a period of time before starting school or kura. Using data from the...
Journal article

Do childcare menus meet nutrition guidelines? Quantity, variety and quality of food provided in New Zealand Early Childhood Education services

This article describes food provision and evaluates menus in New Zealand childcare services.

How we eat: reviews of the evidence on food and eating behaviours related to diet and body size

A review of the available evidence on the effect of selected eating behaviours on diet and body size.