How we talk about early childhood education matters

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Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw, our resident science expert, wants us to change the way early childhood education is discussed.
Words mean things.
That sounds simple enough doesn’t it? But unfortunately it’s not a sentiment everyone seems to agree with. The words we choose to use as researchers, policy makers, and communicators are not neutral. Words convey deep and enduring cultural stories about what and who matters most in society and how things work.