Chat with us, powered by LiveChat
In the midst of teaching, consulting and conducting research Carlo Fabian somehow finds time to share his expertise with a number of different organizations. In this interview, we discuss his work. Namely, helping the City of Basel’s maintain it’s UNICEF’s child friendly city status, children’s health issues in an urban environment, and the importance of children’s participation.  Carlo Fabian is a member of the Child...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
UNICEF/UNI123447/Pirozzi

A handbook on child-responsive urban planning

‘Shaping urbanization for children’ is a free UNICEF handbook for child-responsive urban planning. The handbook demonstrates what is possible and attainable through child-responsive, area-based and community-led planning, in a local context. The handbook answers three questions: why planning...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
CC Pexels/Artem Bali

Quezon City and their child-friendly status

The Vice Mayor of Quezon City Joy Belmonte seeks to ensure the city is child-friendly. Part of her plan involves discussions with other stakeholders to make certain the rights of children are being protected in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

Building the cycling city with Modacity

‘Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality’ is a must read. It contains insights and lessons for those interested in building a bike friendly city and a child friendly city. In this...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
CC Pexels

A good community where young children can thrive

The international research is clear. Stimulating and positive environments early in life provide optimal foundations for children’s ongoing development into adulthood. This in turn makes a difference to the productivity of society at large. Communities are...Read more
|Comment|author: Sharon Goldfeld et al

The next generation of Australian schools

With hundreds of new schools needed in Victoria in the coming decade, how will they meet future student and community needs? Australia will need an estimated 400 to 750 new schools to accommodate 650,000 additional students...Read more
|Comment|author: Dr Benjamin Cleveland, Associate Professor Clare Newton and Isabella Bower

Inclusive play design: why, how and who

Sarah Lisiecki has studied play professionally for more than five years. In this article, she details how Embrace Park in the city of Norfolk created a space for all children and brought a community together. “The value...Read more
|Comment|author: Sarah Lisiecki