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There is always lots happening at KIDDO and we are always amazed at the great improvements we are seeing at our participating schools, ECEC centres and sporting clubs.

 

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28 April 2022

In a world-first finding, UWA researchers demonstrated that an online professional development course can improve teachers’ ability to deliver programs that encourage physical literacy in children, compared with the provision of resources alone.

11 April 2022

Book tickets now for you and all your educators to attend a free KIDDO workshop. The workshops will cover gross motor skill development and how your service can make the most of your KIDDO membership to deliver high quality physical literacy programs.

02 November 2021

KIDDO is excited to release our 2021 Fundamental Movement Skill report. This is the second annual FMS report released by KIDDO and provides a spotlight on children's development around Australia.

02 November 2021

Amazing opportunity for all Early Childhood Education and Care services in Western Australia to access the KIDDO program in 2022.

07 October 2021

It's time for another Research Thursday! Today we will be looking at a study by Behan and colleagues who investigated FMS development in over 2000 Irish primary school aged children.

23 September 2021

It's Research Thursday! Today we are looking back at a landmark study into children's motor skill development.

22 September 2021

The program for the inaugural KIDDO Primary School Conference has been released! Find out information on the speakers and conference topics. 

13 September 2021

KIDDO will be available for all WA Early Childhood Education and Care Services in 2022 and 2023 thanks to funding support from Healthway and Lotterywest.

09 September 2021

It's Research Thursday! We know that gross motor skill development is important for health and development in the early years and that poor gross motor skill competency among children is a growing concern.

08 September 2021

KIDDO's popular Primary School Conference is becoming even more accessible - with an online conference coming November 15th and 16th 2021.