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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

Save the Date – Dublin 2020

Do you have a story, experience or perspective to share about child equality in the urban world? Then share it at Child in the City World Conference in Dublin 2020. A call for papers is out...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

Breaking the family chain of joblessness

In 2017, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) estimated that 11.6 per cent of Australian children were growing up in households where no primary carer was in paid employment – something statisticians and policymakers refer...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy