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Published Sep. 24, 2013 10:48 AM

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

Published Sep. 24, 2013 9:35 AM

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

Published Sep. 23, 2013 2:22 PM

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.

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 Sep. 11, 2013 11:17 AM

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.

Published Sep. 5, 2013 1:57 PM

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).

Published Sep. 2, 2013 12:34 PM

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.

Published Aug. 30, 2013 1:58 PM

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.

Published Aug. 29, 2013 11:29 AM

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"

Published Aug. 23, 2013 11:49 AM

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.

Published Aug. 23, 2013 11:36 AM

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.

Published Aug. 21, 2013 1:15 PM

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