This document is a research supplement for Moving Early Childhood Up the Agenda, which lays out a Core Story of Early Childhood Development in Australia, and for three additional briefs on communicating about Play, Child Mental Health, and Prenatal Development. It describes the methods used throughout the research process and provides evidence behind the recommendations in all four briefs.
Framing for Change
Those advocating for deep reform of our childcare system face a set of framing challenges--cultural mindsets that complicate the ability to advance ideas and generate broad support for necessary...
Talking About Racism in Child and Family Advocacy
As the field seeks to lead a more public conversation about the impacts of racism on children and families—and about how racism structures the systems that children and families interact...
Strengthening Youth Mental Health
Cultural mindsets complicate efforts to increase awareness of, build understanding on, and boost support for the systems reforms necessary to better support positive mental health and resilience...