SCM VOICE aims to bring you the most interesting and thought-provoking items that we have found on early childhood from the UK and around the world. If you are a blogger or writer in the field and would like to submit an item please get in touch. 

Babyhood

18 Oct 2017

Babies can learn the value of hard work

  As parents, we sometimes feel that we need

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29 Aug 2017

Baby brains

  A delightful, funny and cautionary tale with a

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Child Health

27 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017

Shocking figures show HUGE leap in self-harm by children as young as FIVE

  According to provisional NHS figures, 1,078 children under

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07 Aug 2017

Summer holidays ‘bad for child health’

  A study by UK Active, has found that

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Children and Nature

06 Oct 2017
12 Jun 2017

Mindful Parenting

18 Oct 2017

How to talk to your child about mental health

  With more and more children suffering from mental

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28 Aug 2017

Helping our kids to love healthy eating

  In a world where overweight is the norm

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04 Jul 2017

A few things I’ve learned as Mum to a disabled child

  Mother and campaigner, Laura Rutherford, has blogged about

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The Young Brain

15 Oct 2017

Why babies brains are the ‘best learning machines ever created’

  Scientists have long lauded the benefits of introducing

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19 Sep 2017

How technology is changing the way children think and focus

  Technology is changing our lives in many different

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Play and Creativity

22 Oct 2017

‘Kids just don’t make things any more’

  The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is concerned about

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13 Oct 2017
29 Aug 2017

Children and Reading

10 Nov 2017

How to use picture books to get your class talking about emotions

  Across the centuries, storytelling has always been a

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04 Sep 2017

The BFG, Skellig, Aubrey… children’s books boom

  Over the past few years we've been led

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01 Sep 2017

Only children’s books with humans have moral impact, study finds

  According to new research from the University of

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Spirit of the Child

07 Nov 2017

It’s official: muddy kids learn best

  Outdoor learning appears to be breaking into mainstream

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13 Oct 2017

The decline of play and rise in children’s mental disorders

  Rates of depression and anxiety among young people

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Early Learning

13 Oct 2017

Hard evidence: at what age are children ready for school?

  The debate around the age at which children

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19 Sep 2017

Digital World

07 Nov 2017

Digital abandonment in modern families

  Australian parenting author, Maggie Dent, talks about the

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Children and the Media

19 Sep 2017
04 Jul 2017

BBC to be ‘reinvented for a new generation’

  The BBC will be announcing plans for a

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27 Jan 2017

Girls need to be taught an ‘I can’ attitude

  Following on from research about gender stereotypes and

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Child Rights

06 Jun 2017

Dear next PM: here’s how to make kid’s lives better

  As he ends his term as Children's Laureate,

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19 May 2017

UK falls from 11th to 156th place in global children’s rights rankings

  The KidsRights Index 2017, which charts the performance

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UK Policymaking

07 Nov 2017

Child poverty in Britain set to soar to new record, says thinktank

  The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned

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20 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017

‘Tests for four-year-olds as soon as they start school are harmful’

  Despite the fact that baseline assessment has been

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Global Policymaking

13 Nov 2017
15 Aug 2017
03 Jul 2017

Inspirations

13 Nov 2017

WeWork founders start an elementary school called WeGrow

  Rebekah and Adam Nauman, Founders of WeWork, an

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10 Sep 2017

From the streets to education in Karachi

  A business woman in Karachi has opened a

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27 Jul 2017

Alike

  This wonderful, poignant short film shows us just

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