News & Events

03 Jul

Seminar - The importance of early relationships for health, behaviour and learning

WHEN: Friday 9 August from 11am to 1pm (lunch provided)    WHERE: CDU Red Building 6.1.03 and 6.1.05    Chair: Prof Sven Silburn   Keynote Speaker: Dr Sarah Mares  This talk will present evidence about the importance of the antenatal period, early relationships and experiences in the family for health and development in...Read more
20 Apr

Centre for Child Development and Education (CCDE) co-patrons announced

The Centre will announce the appointment of two distinguished co-patrons at a media event to be held at the John Mathews Building, Menzies School of Health Research, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus  at 11.30am on Saturday 12 May 2012.Internationally regarded expert on health inequalities, Professor Sir Michael Marmot, and former...Read more
27 Sep

Official launch of the Centre for Child Development and Education

The launch of the first research centre in Australia to link health and education to improve the lives of children in the Northern Territory has been heralded as “historic”.Northern Territory Chief Minister Paul Henderson launched the Centre for Child Development and Education at Parliament House in Darwin on September 22.The...Read more
22 Sep

New Centre links child health and education - an Australian first

The Centre for Child Development and Education was launched by the Northern Territory Chief Minister Paul Henderson in Darwin today. The CDDE is the first research centre in Australia with a dedicated focus on the links between health, early childhood development and education, with particular focus on Indigenous children....Read more
22 Sep

Early Language Support for Aboriginal School Learning Success

Almost three quarters of the 1,300 Aboriginal children who enter Northern Territory schools each year are from families where languages other than English are spoken in the home. A review by the Menzies School of Health Research highlights the importance of additional language support in the early years to enable success in...Read more

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