Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

  1. 15 February 2017

    How to Assess Family Engagement Using Data, Not Intuition

    Ms. Jenni Brasington, one of our international keynote speakers at the upcoming Parent Engagement Conference shares her expertise in how to assess family engagement.

  2. 23 January 2017

    Bullying and impact on youth and children

    Jenny Holt,  freelance writer and mother of two, write about the impact of bullying.

  3. Judi Gray 6 October 2016

    Transition to school – How can the transition process work for child

    This article examines how the transition to school process works for children and families from diverse backgrounds with limited English.

  4. Vivienne Cunningham-Smith 30 September 2016

    See The Nest in Action in Victoria

    On October 27th, practitioners implementing ARACY's Outcomes Framework - The Nest - in Victoria will be showcasing how it has contributed to their capacity to measure the outcomes of their work. Learn how The Nest can assist you to achieve better outcomes for children, young people and their families. 

  5. David Zarb 23 September 2016

    Playgroups, bug catchers and school readiness

    Does attending playgroup increase school readiness? This article examines the benefits of playgroups while focusing on preserving childhood innocence and the freedom to explore.

  6. Dr Rebecca Goodhue 19 September 2016

    A new mums view of ARACY

    This article provides an insight on what it is like working at ARACY and a personal view on ARACY's mission in promoting child health and wellbeing from a new Mum!

  7. Jacynta Krakouer 25 August 2016

    Relationships are paramount: Indigenous children's transition

    This article examines the value of relationships in supporting transition to school and is based on Jacynta's “Literature Review relating to the current context and discourse surrounding Indigenous Early Childhood Education, School Readiness and Transition Programs to Primary School”.

  8. Dr Andi Salamon and Lyn Farrell 18 August 2016

    Working in integrated ways to support transitions to school

    This article outlines an integrated services perspective on transition to formal schooling. As an integrated service The Infants' Home provides transition to school programs for children and families experiencing complex support needs, as well as children and families from mainstream backgrounds. 

  9. Dr Yasmin Harman-Smith 27 July 2016

    Transition to school

    Only six months ago, parents around the country experienced a raft of emotions associated with children starting school – some parents for the first time and others for the second, third or, courageously, forth, fifth or sixth time. I was among the hundreds of thousands of people taking a deep breath and holding it for what seemed like an eternity to hear all about the ‘first day’. 

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