Posts Tagged ‘Nutrition’

New evidence of the positive effects of cognitive stimulation and nutrition interventions for under-2s

Written by: Fiona Burtt, 24 June 2014 An article published last week in international medical journal, The Lancet,[1] showcases new evidence of the encouraging effects of ECD interventions for young children, demonstrating that: A responsive stimulation and/or enhanced nutrition intervention works for children up to two years old; and A responsive stimulation intervention that positively affects […]

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Posted on 26 June 2014 under DGMT Points of Interest, Opportunity 4: Reflection and Analysis, Opportunity 5: Reflection and Analysis, Resourceful Young Children, What we've learned.

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What good are food gardens? A brief review of South African literature

Even though South Africa is relatively food secure, more than 14 million people (35%) are vulnerable to food insecurity and there are high rates of malnutrition amongst young children.  Can food gardens be an effective nutrition intervention? Justine Jowell investigated the possibilities on behalf of DGMT, looking in particular at nutrition for children aged 0-5 […]

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Posted on 10 February 2012 under Hands-On Issue 3 (Sept-Dec 2011), Hands-on Learning Briefs, Learning Briefs: Resourceful Young Children, Opportunity 5: Implementation Experience.

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