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Children of Kabul photo gallery

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This photo gallery produced by CBBC’s Newsround shows children in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan. The hills surrounding the…

Traditional family a myth

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Academic Professor Pat Thane has challenged the idea that British children predominantly grew up in two-parent families until the 1960s…

Atos quitting £500m ‘fit for work’ contract early

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Atos Healthcare has quit their contract to deliver fit-for-work assessments for the government. There has been increasing concern over the…

Children’s hyperactivity ‘is not a real disease’, says US expert

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Dr Bruce Perry of the Child Trauma Academy visited Britain this week as a guest of the Early Intervention Foundation.…

In the child’s time: professional responses to neglect

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Last week Ofsted released their report on the effectiveness of services to safeguard children from neglect. The paper summarises the…

Children’s hearings (Scotland) act 2011 “one year on”

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The Scottish Child Law Centre is running an event on Friday 16th May in Edinburgh to assess the impact of…

How schools could deliver transformational change and put equity at the heart of education

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This report by Brian Boyd, former secondary teacher and current professor of education at the University of Strathclyde, examines the…

Children urged to read to dogs, perfect listeners

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As Kevin mentioned above, last week the BBC ran an article on the Bark and Read programme. The basis of…

I am posters

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There has been a great poster doing the rounds on social media that presents what children need at different stages…

Vulnerable children and their carers are being let down by Scotland’s politicians

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Part of the recent Children and Young People (Scotland) bill was to introduce a new legal status called a kinship…

Bully or bullied, social skills are key

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Recent research from the Australian Institute of Family Studies looked to examine the long-term impact of bullying. The study used…

The best way to put kid’s hair up in a pony

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After finding this clip online we had a lot of discussion in the With Kids office about our fathers trying…

Amazing LEGO recreations of classic movie scenes

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LEGO has been a firm favourite of many generations of children - and adults too. Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimäki is clearly…

Children of older men at greater risk of mental illness, study suggests

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Recent research carried out by Indiana University and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm examined the medical and educational records of…

NICE guidelines when to suspect child maltreatment

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These guidelines produced by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence provide guidance on factors that should alert you…

Workforce review into early learning and childcare announced across Scotland

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A review of Scotland’s early years workforce is due to take place shortly. It will be led by Professor Iram…

14 year old's reversible poem takes web by storm

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A poem written by a 14 year old has gone viral after his brother tweeted a picture of it. On…

Scottish parliament passes children’s bill

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The Scottish Parliament has recently passed the Children and Young People bill. Some elements of the bill have been heavily…