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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

Taking positive psychology into the classroom

It’s early morning at Heathmont College, a government high school in Melbourne’s sprawling eastern suburbs. Students are not in their individual year groups but spread across the campus in various classrooms, years seven to 12...Read more
|Comment|author: Anders Furz