Experts agree that children have far too little contact with the natural world. Could lessons about flora and fauna – a natural history GCSE – be the answer?
As he embarks on a world tour to support young people traumatised by poverty and conflict, professor of child mental health, Panos Vostanis, explores how to help traumatised young people
As many as one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, but it is still not your average dinner table topic. More women are breaking the silence but what is it like for expectant fathers? Gareth [...]
Latest campaign from random-act-of-kindness group aims to help police officers appear less scary to children
Somali-born activist and former model Waris Dirie launches pioneering new centre in Berlin
Our pick of TED Talks that look at the benefits of risk-taking
As UK child mortality rates rise to among the highest in Europe, a new pledge aims to turn young people into more active and valued participants in their care
A new UNICEF report shows that efforts to tackle child mortality have made a tangible impact across the world
This remarkable new publication, The Right From The Start Handbook: Promoting Children's Well-Being in the Primary Years, acknowledges young children's well-being as paramount.
Children all over the UK are being celebrated as Champions due to a new initiative which promotes safe cycling and walking to school. Launched by the sustainable transport charity, Sustrans, to [...]
The seeds of Sathya Sai values have been planted in Egypt and are already being sown in partnership with charity, Children of the Future Foundation. The Foundation, whose work includes renovating [...]
Children from both the Democratic Republic of Congo and El Salvador have won Children's Lives, Children's Voices, this year's OneWorld and UNICEF competition for the best radio produced by, for [...]
A Jury of nearly 1,500 parents from around the UK voted in favour of healthy, balanced food for children when eating out. Yellow River CafÈ was awarded the Best Children's Menu Award 2003 for its [...]
Children at Newcastle C.E. Primary School in Clun, Shropshire, have been doing some very creative recycling. They visited the Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, in Powys, to see how art can be [...]
The United Nations World Summit for Sustainable Development, also called the Earth Summit, happened in Johannesburg, South Africa for six days in August/September 2002. It's aim was to explore [...]
The theme of the Education Now Learning Exchange was democracy in education. The presenters of papers showed that there is a lot of it about, but not, regrettably, much in England. The newly [...]
An annual Walk Your Talk Award is planned for the world leader who does most to implement the Declaration and commitments made at the UN Special Session on Children in New York this September.