Education

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

Early learning programme expanded to five new US cities

A major charity is helping five US cities run an early-years education scheme which supports language development to get children ‘school-ready’. Bloomberg Philanthropies, one of the USA’s largest foundations, is providing almost $12million USD for rolling...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy