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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
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A six-year study on understanding children’s perspectives

The Foundation of Greater Montréal is funding a six-year action research project that is focused on understanding children’s perspectives. The research will create a better understanding of the relationships between children and their environment over time. This participatory...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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Children’s involvement in shaping their communities

“Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities,” which was released Sept. 17 by New Village Press, was written by three women with strong ties to the University of Colorado Boulder’s Community,...Read more
|Comment|author: Susan Glairon

Urban kibbutzim plant seeds for improving city life

The Kibbutz, Israel’s long-established and unique social community, is changing. Stemming originally from the idea of an agriculture-based settlement, today’s kibbutz is just as likely to be city-based. But the family spirit – with children...Read more
|Comment|author: Abigail Klein Leichman