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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

A bright new future for Child in the City Foundation

The non-profit Child in the City Foundation, which works for the well-being of children globally, is looking to the future with a streamlined new structure. Since 2002 this Netherlands-based foundation has been successfully organising bi-annual conferences...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Scotland makes smacking children a crime

Scotland has become the first country in the UK to make it a criminal offence for parents to smack their children. Parents and carers are currently allowed to use ‘reasonable’, physical force to discipline children, but...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

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