Teachers have a tough job trying to balance the needs of pupils from diverse backgrounds, says Simon Barrow. Trying to do so is not ‘political correctness’. It’s humanly decent, educationally necessary - and Christianly desirable, too.
The debate about Britain's children and the impact of individualism and consumerism is continuing, following the publication in book form of the report A Good Childhood, commissioned by The Children’s Society.
More than 300,000 children have been injured trying to stop arguments between adults at home a new NSPCC survey has revealed.
Children said their injuries were cuts, marks, bruises or pain that lasted until the next day.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has embarked on one of the largest vaccination campaigns in the history of the Central African Republic (CAR), aiming to give 800,000 children the tools they need to address the three leading causes of preventable death: malaria, measles and diarrhoea.
As the fighting continues between Israel and Palestinians, a study released less than two weeks ago has exposed disturbingly high levels of trauma in Gaza's children before this latest wave of violence.
Christmas is a good time to think again about our attitudes to children and about what happens to children in our societies, says Rowan Williams. Christians who recognise the infinite God in the vulnerability of a newborn baby have particular reason to do so.
Church leaders are being encouraged to help make 2009 ‘a year to remember’ for young people and the Church with the launch of an interdenominational Year of the Child, to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ International Year of the Child.