Education

Schools on board for urban fruit-growing project

Schools are being brought into a nationwide initiative to build and re-fruit urban communities across the UK. By creating or restoring orchards, an urban non-profit organisation is strengthening local food systems and building community, while re-energizing...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Five new ways for schools to work with families

Text messages, email alerts, open houses, fundraising appeals, robocalls – parents know the drill. They are inundated with requests from children’s schools. These missives aren’t really asking for engagement. Rather they can be viewed as ways...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Helping children recover from trauma

In any classroom in Australia, there will be at least one, but possibly several, students who are suffering from a traumatic event. Not limited to sexual abuse, trauma can also result from neglect, poor attachment to...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Irish legal guide for children published

Ireland’s Children’s Rights Alliance has published a comprehensive information guide for children and young people to help them understand their legal rights. The Know Your Rights guide has been produced in close consultation with young people...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy