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Learning in day care - is that what we really want?

Two-year-olds are now subjected to school-like learning. But is sitting still and neglecting playtime really the best thing for our children?

Children need time out from adult control

Too many adult-directed activities in day care centres may inhibit children's curiosity and desire to learn.

Working conditions more important than the lack of men

Researcher does not share general concerns about the low proportion of men and the lack of personnel with relevant education in Norwegian day-care centres.

Day-care children benefit from risk in play

Researcher believes day-care centres are becoming increasingly fearful about something going wrong.