Children's emotions in pictures
Research: Small children have the ability to express difficult emotions after a relationship breakdown through the use of pictures and books, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Stavanger.
Language problems result in solitary play
Research: Playing and social interactions are important for children’s development. Children with language problems often become outsiders and thus miss out on valuable experiences.
The Bambi project
In many western countries, Norway included, divorce rates are high. In Norway most children aged 1 to 6, attend “barnehage” (Norwegian day care centres / preschool). This means that staff at Norwegian day care centres relatively often has contact with children whose parents are splitting up.
Vulnerable children in kindergarten
Klara Øverland has in her PhD looked at daycare employee experiences with children who experience separation.
Early intervention prevents behavioural problems
– When one looks at the results in national and international research, there is no doubt that early intervention yields the best results, says Pål Roland at the Centre for Learning Environment.