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The Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development, East Africa will host its Annual Research Institute. This year’s theme, Towards Contextually Relevant Early Years Care and Education, will focus on culturally responsive early childhood care and education in East Africa - Time and place: Oct 21, 2013 - Oct 23, 2013, Aga Khan University - Institute for Educational Development, East Africa
Re-claiming the Indigenous Child, Family and Community; Pedagogies of Place - This 21st conference is the first to be held on the African continent. The Host Committee has planed experiences that will acquaint you with local and national programs for children and an introduction to the cultures of Kenya. Time and place: Nov 3, 2013 - Nov 7, 2013, Kenyatta University Conference Centre • Nairobi, Kenya
Invitan: El programa Infancia de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana y Childwatch International Research Network. ACCESO VIRTUAL, ABIERTO Y GRATUITO. Accessible free online. Este Jueves: Dr. Robert Myers: Evaluación de calidad de educación preescolar desde una visión del mundo en que queremos vivir.
On the 16th and 17th of September a series of Latin American conferences and seminars on Quality of Life in Latin America and the Caribbean organised by Uni-Com at Faculty of Social Sciences at the Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora took place. Read about the event here
The new wave of data collection of the Children’s Worlds: International Survey of Children’s Well-Being (ISCWeB) was launched in Goethe-University in Frankfurt on 04-05 July 2013.
The Rees Centre has published an international literature review of instruments used within foster carer selection. The review looks at questionnaires, evidence-gathering forms and supplementary instruments that have been used as part of the selection process, and evaluates the available evidence on their efficacy in predicting positive care outcomes. Authors: Nikki Luke and Judy Sebba.
Equity for Children has developed a new research project on their website which includes research resources to push forward the agenda of children’s rights and equity, especially in light of the post-2015 Millennium Development Goals agenda. This is an ongoing project which includes interviews, key documents, and abstracts from major international organizations on the topic of equity for children.
New research from the Young Lives research programme at the Department of International Development at Oxford University has discovered that, although there is massive importance accorded to education for children in developing countries in the Millennium Development Goals, much education provision around the world remains worryingly poor.
Fifty Years of Family Change: From Consensus to Complexity Frank Furstenberg, University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:00 PM G10 Biotech Building
The Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice August Newsletter presents the new IPJJ joint briefing paper on “The right of children deprived of their liberty to make complaints” developed in collaboration with Penal Reform International. It also reports on the International School for Juvenile Justice (ISJJ).
Better Care Network's latest newsletter highlights recent research, tools and policy briefs relevant to children's care, including a comprehensive National Survey of Institutions for children in Rwanda and findings from research in Community based Child Protection systems in Uganda. This edition's focus is on Social transfers and the potential they have to support families to address the impact of poverty and social exclusion, with important implications for children's care.
The Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights is pleased to invite contributions to the OHCHR study on the right to education of persons with disabilities. Deadline for contributions: 20 September 2013.
Segundo Congreso International de Uni-Com: Calidad de Vida en América Latina y el Caribe, IX Conferencia Internacional de la Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Childwatch International Research Network será el 16 y 17 Septiembre 2013 en Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora, Argentina. Libro de resúmenes y programa ya disponibles / Book of Summaries and Programme now available.
Given the rapid development of the use of surrogate mothers at the international level, ISS is now investing in this new theme. ISS intends to develop advocacy strategies, undertake research and fundraising activities in order that this subject be addressed quickly at the international level.
HOME: The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network is developing a toolkit to help organisations monitor and evaluate reintegration programmes for children. This work is being supported by an inter-agency steering group including representatives from EveryChild, Save the Children UK, UNICEF, Retrak and Mkombozi.
III Global Conference on Child Labour - Brasilia, At The Hague Conference (10-11 May 2010), the Government of Brazil announced that, in cooperation with the ILO, Brazil would host the III Global Child Labour Conference in 2013 to measure progress in implementing the The Hague Roadmap and towards the goal of 2016.
Hoy Jueves 29 Agosto Programa Infancia tendrá sesión del Seminario de Primera Infancia en el Espacio Público a partir de las 10:00 AM (Hora de la ciudad de México). El invitado será el Dr. Alejandro Acosta Ayerbe, Director de CINDE, (Centro Internacional de Educación y Desarrollo Humano), Colombia y de la Red del Consejo Consultivo para la Primera Infancia en América Latina con el tema: Política pública, indicadores y experiencias, quien tratará el tema de "indicadores y políticas públicas"
Children's Rights Erasmus Academic Network (CREAN) Conference: Children's Rights Research: from Theory to Practice with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union. Deadline for Registration: September 15 2013
Time and place: Sep 24, 2013 - Sep 25, 2013, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid
Child Care in Practice intends to publish a special issue of the journal in 2015 focused on disabled children and young people and their families. The guest editors of this special issue will be Dr Berni Kelly and Dr Bronagh Byrne from the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast. Deadline for abstracts: 14 October 2013.
Within the framework of the Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights (MCR), a two year post-graduate training programme on children’s rights, organised conjointly by the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB), in Sion (Switzerland) and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland), auditors are being accepted to participate at one or several modules of the programme.
New book by authors: Keith Robinson and Angel Harris. Published by Harvard University Press. Available 12/09/2013 - Published January 2014. The study’s surprising discovery is that no clear connection exists between parental involvement and improved student performance.
The Participation and Environment Measure for Children and Youth, or the PEM-CY, is a new measurement tool designed to help parents, service providers and researchers better understand the participation of children and youth, ages 5 to 17. The developers are Wendy Coster from Boston University, Mary Law from CanChild, McMaster University, and Gary Bedell from Tufts University
Authors: Corbett, H. and Mehta, L. - Institute of Development Studies Policy Briefing 38 - Publisher IDS. This policy briefing, part of the special MDG series, examines how a post 2015 framework can help ensure women and girls rights to water and sanitation.
New research article. Authors: Kato-Shimizu M, Onishi K, Kanazawa T, Hinobayashi T (2013) Preschool Children’s Behavioral Tendency toward Social Indirect Reciprocity. PLoS ONE 8(8): e70915. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070915.
This is an open access article.