Child behaviour

Child behavior

Early self-control development: prevalence, persistence and change in a NZ cohort

This study uses data from the contemporary longitudinal Growing Up in New Zealand (GUiNZ) study to increase our understanding of self-control development in the first five years of life. The GUiNZ study follows the development of around 6,800 children born in 2009 and 2010. Children...

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...

Government response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on energy drinks and children

This document sets out the government’s response to the conclusions and recommendations in the Science and Technology Select Committee’s report Energy drinks and children.

Energy drinks and children

This inquiry considered the effects of energy drink consumption on children in the UK, looking at legislation to restrict their sale, labelling requirements and advertising restrictions.

National safe schools framework

This National Safe Schools Framework builds on the original 2003 Framework and is based on the following overarching vision: All Australian schools are safe, supportive and respectful teaching and learning communities that promote student wellbeing. The Framework adopts a whole school approach to safety and...

Finetuning behaviour management in young children

Examines the importance of routine, positive attention, praise, reward, selective ignoring, and use of consequences in behaviour management.