Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8019
Title: Children, Families and Community: embracing change, embracing families
Contributor(s): Sims, Margaret (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2008
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/8019
Abstract: For some time early childhood academics have been strongly advising governments around the world that investment in early childhood is the most efficient strategy to strengthen the quality of life for the future workforce. We know that disadvantage is created through the interaction of multiple risk factors operating at individual, family, community and society levels. We also know that early exposure to this network of risk shows demonstrable outcomes. Clearly, the world around children in these first years of life has a major impact and this impact is seen not just in outcomes in the early years but in life long outcomes. We are facing a choice: we can continue to do more of what we know is not working for all children and families, or we can change the way we deliver services, based on evidence of what does work.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Preschool Matters (Term 3), p. 8-9
Publisher: KPV: Kindergarten Parents Victoria Inc
Place of Publication: Hawthorn, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 160805 Social Change
170113 Social and Community Psychology
160301 Family and Household Studies
HERDC Category Description: C3 Non-Refereed Article in a Professional Journal
Other Links: http://www.kpv.org.au/page/view/other-resources-98/
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