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20 May 2020
These days, children are spending a worrying amount of time indoors. With streaming services, games consoles and so much available on screen, our children are missing out on the benefits of outdoor play. Research shows that “Hands-on learning, the...
18 May 2020
On 7th April 2020, Eurochild held a remote meeting of a team working on the question of Children in Alternative Care. A representative of the Know-How Centre for the Alternative Care for Children attended the meeting along with 38 other participants...
15 May 2020
COVID-19 has provided the pretext for pushing through changes that is deeply problematic and very contested. Professor Brid Featherstone and Professor Anna Gupta highlighted the key areas of concern with the extensive changes on The Adoption and...
15 May 2020
The National Children’s Bureau in Northern Ireland has published an article to generate critical debate on the reopening of schools after lockdown. The Ministerial Foreword of the Northern Ireland Executive’s Coronavirus Executive Approach to...
05 May 2020
Life has drastically changed in the last couple of months for people all around the world. Because of the coronavirus, people are losing their jobs and households are under constant stress. Save the Children is doing their best to keep the world...
24 Apr 2020
The UEFA Foundation for Children was launched in April 2015 to support and defend children through football. The foundation provides several types of support, for example, giving children the opportunity to play and temporarily forget their problems...
17 Apr 2020
In an article published in The New York Times, children of all ages were asked about their home learning experiences. Each child chose words or created a drawing to express their feelings. Some of them love the feeling of being free and spending...
17 Apr 2020
During the pandemic, Childline services gives children and young people who are anxious about the coronavirus a safe environment in which to speak and be listened to, and to get support. Childline delivers counselling sessions and has collected the...
16 Apr 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread across Europe, it brings havoc and devastation to people’s lives, exposing weaknesses in European healthcare systems, and intensifies social inequalities. Although children are considered a low-risk group, they will...
11 Apr 2020
Mayors from the Plovdiv region in Bulgaria have taken the initiative of ensuring worksheets reach children with disabilities in order for them to participate in distance learning during the current pandemic. Katya Stoilova, who heads the Regional...

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