Community tree planting helps children to reconnect with nature

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To help children understand more about nature and caring for the environment, the Bristol city council funds tree planting project for Bristol primary school children.    ‘One Tree Per Child’ Bristol is the first city in the world... Lees verder
01.09.15 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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School-based health programmes reduce health risks for children

Child care professionals say that schools play an important role in helping children to learn about their health, and develop their motivation make healthy choices. To encourage this, ‘Healthy Schools London’ Programme was implemented to create more... Lees verder
10.10.14 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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Towns join a competition that improves the quality of life for all children

Croatian towns and districts participate in a yearly competition, in which they are being awarded for programs that improve the lives of the children and encourage understanding, acceptance and inclusion of children with special needs in... Lees verder
09.10.14 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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Green schoolyards boost children’s intellectual and physical health

Dutch schools implement sustainable schoolyard program ‘Healthy School Yards’ in order to encourage children’s engagement with nature, which has a positive impact on their social, academic and physical health.  Naturalizing outdoor learning environments Research shows today’s children hardly... Lees verder
09.10.14 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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Online interactive maps enhance children’s physical activity

Evidence says that active children are healthier. Yet children’s mobility is rapidly declining due to poor urban planning. To address this, families may use interactive online maps, which assist them in finding child-friendly attractions and routes... Lees verder
08.10.14 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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Maintaining the parent-child relationship during imprisonment is critical

Children suffer and experience increased risk for developing behaviour problems when parents are in prison. Youth professionals suggest that allowing children to have and maintain contact with an imprisoned parent in a supportive and child-friendly environment could... Lees verder
08.10.14 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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Working with children makes them feel as valued citizens

Research suggests that public involvement can be an empowering experience for young people and can promote feelings of inclusiveness in society. In Australia, steps have been taken to ensure that children participate in decision-making processes and are... Lees verder
01.10.14 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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Accessible information enhances children’s participation in community life

Understanding what children and young people are interested in supports both effective community engagement and long-term service planning. Regular and accessible information to parents and to children may just be what is needed and necessary... Lees verder
07.10.12 | Reageer | door: Marketa Vesela
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To help children understand more about nature and caring for the environment, the Bristol city council funds tree planting project for Bristol primary school children.    ‘One Tree Per Child’ Bristol is the first city in the world... Lees verder