New book: Children’s Rights

New Book! Promoting Children’s Rights in Social Work and Social Care – A Guide to Participatory Practice by Margaret Bell, the 14th book in the bestselling series Children in Charge from Jessica Kingsley Press.

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LibEd Bulletin May 2011

With thanks to Gavid Gribble for this post. LibEd Bulletin http://www.libed.org.uk  NEW ARTICLES POSTED MAY 2011  RECENT RESEARCH INTO  EDUCATION BASED ON  CHILDREN’S RIGHTS Derry Hannam  THE RAGGED UNIVERSITY Alex Dunedin The Ragged

AERO E-News March 2011

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Open Lecture: Making children’s rights real: the UN CRC as a legal instrument

REMINDER!!   Making children's rights real: the UN CRC as a legal instrument  02 December 2010. 17:30 to 19:00 , Nunn Hall, Institute of Education  Peter Newell.  OPEN LECTURE. 7th annual Allan

Making children’s rights real: the UN CRC as a legal instrument.

OPEN LECTURE 7th annual Allan Levy Memorial Lecture Institute of Education, University of London 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAL, UK NUNN HALL Thursday, 2nd December 2010, 5:30—7pm. PETER NEWELL Making children’s rights

International Day Conference: Children’s Rights and War

International Day Conference Wednesday, 14th April 2010 10:00-16:30 CLARKE HALL. Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London WC1 0AL  Children’s Rights and War  Wars and conflict affect children in numerous ways. They are

“CHILD PARTICIPATION WORKSHOP”

The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth presents a   “CHILD PARTICIPATION WORKSHOP”  DATE:  Tuesday 26th January 2010  VENUE:  ICOSS, The University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP  TIME: 10.30

The Guardian: In thrall to the rules

In thrall to the rules. If only I was enough of a rebel to stick up for the kids next door constantly shouted at during netball  Carrie Quinlan The

Milford Daily News: The ideal society and education.

By James Johnston/Daily News columnist Milford Daily News Posted Sep 30, 2009 @ 12:01 AM http://tiny.cc/nj12w Some perceptive points in this article by 65 year old James Johnston. It reminds

English perspective on children and parents takes another nose dive

Childcare help 'could be illegal' Source: news.bbc.co.uk Parents in England who regularly look after friends' children and receive a "reward" for doing so must register as childminders, regulator Ofsted

Rochdale Observer: Children’s rights recognised by schools

Sounds like a good idea when first reading the headline. But are Children's Rights really being observed in a 'compulsory', command and control based schooling system. CPE-PEN advocates

Telegraph: Database to track vulnerable children scrapped by Government

A multimillion-pound Government computer system swamped in red tape is to be scrapped after experts said it was a danger to vulnerable children, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.   By

Brand Republic: Unicef launches campaign to support children’s rights

Unicef launches campaign to support children's rights by Staff, Brand Republic 25-Jun-09, 08:00 LONDON - Unicef is highlighting the problem of child exploitation in an integrated campaign, created by

Press release: Ministers fail to protect children from unfair treatment. Children’s Rights Alliance for England 27th April 2009

Children’s charities today accuse the Government of failing to protect children from discrimination.  The Equality Bill, a landmark piece of legislation, due to be published on Monday, will make

Conference on children and the media and details of MA course

CRIN - the Children's Rights Information Network -  (www.crin.org) - has kindly published a report of the open conference on Representations of Children in the News Media,

Press release – new book: Children as Citizens? International Voices

What about the Children? Participation, Provision, Protection Title: Children as Citizens? Subtitle: International Voices In store from: March 2009. RRP: $45.00. ISBN 978 1 877372-62-9 Otago University Press Dunedin New Zealand The 20th anniversary of

Representations of children in news media: rights, research and policy: revisiting the Oslo Challenge

International Day Conference Jointly organised by IOE and The Open University CLARKE HALL, Institute of Education, University of London, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1 Wednesday, 22nd April 2009 9:30 for 10-

Response to Roland Meighan’s letter to the Independent

Ben Ballin responds as a parent to Roland's letter to the Independent and blog piece: http://blog.personalisededucationnow.org.uk/2008/10/02/roland-meighan/ Well said!  I have been having these battles with my children's schools for

Lib Ed bulletin: New articles for September 2008

The Baumgarten children's home. Siegfried Bernfeld The Kinderheim Baumgarten was a jewish children's home set up in Vienna after the first world war. Bernfeld's  methods would still seem innovative

Who’s afraid of children’s rights? Transforming the lives and status of children and young people in England.

CRAE annual conference 20 November 2008 at The Oval Conference Centre, Kennington, London SW11 5SS. Speakers include Kamel Filali, Vice-chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the

Rights of the Child Conference – Swansea, Wales. Sept 19, 2008

The Conference combines critical reflection by leading international experts in children’s rights, drawing on experience from before the adoption of the UNCRC, with examination of specific issues by

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