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Published May 8, 2013 1:20 PM

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) of India requires one-third of the beneficiaries to be women, and equal wages to be paid to female and male participants. Young Lives studies its impact on children’s educational attainment via women’s increased access to labour-market opportunities.

Published July 3, 2013 4:23 PM

This 5-minute video depicts a theory of change from the Frontiers of Innovation community for achieving breakthrough outcomes for vulnerable children and families. It describes the need to focus on building the capabilities of caregivers and strengthening the communities that together form the environment of relationships essential to children’s lifelong learning, health, and behavior. 

Published Aug. 21, 2013 2:35 PM

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.

Published Sep. 11, 2013 12:03 PM

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.

Published June 18, 2013 10:48 AM

Call for Abstracts and Invitation to Register: Optentia Research Programme at the Vanderbijlpark Campus of North-West University is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2nd South African Symposium on Positive Social Sciences 2013: Towards Thriving Youth on 28-29 October 2013 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. Workshops will be presented on 30 October 2013.

Published Oct. 14, 2013 2:44 PM

This article examines the association between formal education, social mobility and children migrating for school in Ethiopia, India (Andhra Pradesh), Peru and Vietnam and draws on data from Young Lives, a longitudinal study of childhood poverty and schooling.

Published July 18, 2008 10:34 AM

The Children's Research Centre was established in 1995 and is a joint initiative of the School of Psychology and the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin. The Centre undertakes multi-disciplinary, policy and practice-relevant research on issues concerning children and young people and the contexts within which they live their lives.

Published Sep. 11, 2013 12:15 PM

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.

Published July 16, 2008 9:54 AM

The Centre For Family Research has a worldwide reputation for innovative research that increases understanding of children, parents and family relationships with a focus in topics that are of relavance to public policy, health care and people's lives.

Published June 12, 2013 2:59 PM

 Revista del Instituto Latinoamericano de Estudios sobre la Infancia tiene periodicidad cuatrimestral, con 3 números anuales en Abril, Agosto y Diciembre. Ocasionalmente pueden aparecer números extraordinarios.

Published June 12, 2013 3:29 PM

A revista Zero-a-seis propõe-se a ser um espaço de divulgação das atividades de estudo e pesquisa da Educação Infantil. Revista Electronica editada pelo Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas da Educação na Pequena Infância (NUPEIN) da Universidade Federal De Santa Catarina (UFSC/CED)

Published June 12, 2013 2:23 PM

La Revista Peruana de Investigación Educativa es una publicación de la Sociedad de Investigación Educativa Peruana (SIEP). La Revista busca diseminar trabajos de investigación educativa de alto nivel académico. Si bien el énfasis de la Revista está en la generación de conocimiento con base en fundamentos teóricos sólidos, se espera que los artículos discutan las implicancias de política de sus resultados.

Published Oct. 15, 2013 12:49 PM

This article examines the association between formal education, social mobility and children migrating for school in Ethiopia, India (Andhra Pradesh), Peru and Vietnam and draws on data from Young Lives, a longitudinal study of childhood poverty and schooling.

Published Sep. 11, 2008 11:31 AM

The Children's Institute UCT seeks to contribute to policies, laws and interventions that promote equality, realise the rights and improve the prospects of all children in South Africa. Established at UCT in 2001, the CI seeks to bring about positive change in the lives of children through a complex but carefully honed combination of social and legal research, multiple level evidence-based advocacy and public engagement, capacity-building, and a communications strategy designed to reach diverse audiences. 

Published May 8, 2013 3:02 PM

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) of India requires one-third of the beneficiaries to be women, and equal wages to be paid to female and male participants. Young Lives studies its impact on children’s educational attainment via women’s increased access to labour-market opportunities.

Published June 4, 2013 9:25 AM

This conference aims to discuss the problems and achievements of foreign and domestic science and practice in prevention, intervention, rehabilitation, and support for children at risk. 

Published June 10, 2013 8:08 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

Published Sep. 11, 2013 3:48 PM

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.

Published Sep. 2, 2013 11:09 AM

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.

Published June 18, 2013 10:53 AM

Call for Abstracts and Invitation to Register: Optentia Research Programme at the Vanderbijlpark Campus of North-West University is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2nd South African Symposium on Positive Social Sciences 2013: Towards Thriving Youth on 28-29 October 2013 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. Workshops will be presented on 30 October 2013.

Published Aug. 21, 2013 3:01 PM

Join The Berard Van Leer Foundation for the first Early Childhood Matters webinar on early learning among 0-3 age group. This webinar will feature brief presentations and Q&A opportunities with three authors of articles in this Early Childhood Matters: Joan Lombardi, Orazio Attanasio and Chiara Servili.

Published June 10, 2013 6:17 PM

This paper is one of a series of papers in a research project, The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. Motivated by a concern with the consequences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) beyond the achievement of the 2015 targets, the Project seeks to explore their broader policy and programmatic implications.

Published June 28, 2013 4:32 PM

Join The Berard Van Leer Foundation for the first Early Childhood Matters webinar on early learning among 0-3 age group. This webinar will feature brief presentations and Q&A opportunities with three authors of articles in this Early Childhood Matters: Joan Lombardi, Orazio Attanasio and Chiara Servili.

Published July 29, 2013 11:40 AM

This global research project seeks to explore the concept of genuine ‘engagement’ within the overarching framework of ‘creativity’. Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014- Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline for Abstracts: Friday 11th October 2013

Published June 3, 2013 1:44 PM

This conference aims to discuss the problems and achievements of foreign and domestic science and practice in prevention, intervention, rehabilitation, and support for children at risk. DATES: 14-15 November 2013. VENUE & LOCATION: MGPPU (Moscow State University of Psychology and Education)