Education Secretary launches review of children’s social care

Wide-ranging, independent review to address poor outcomes for children in care as well as strengthening families to improve vulnerable children’s lives     Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens...

Childhood Obesity Is Associated with Poor Academic Skills and Coping Mechanisms

Objective To assess the relationship between obesity and select childhood flourishing markers including academic skills and coping strategies. Study design Cross-sectional study utilizing parental reported...

Children’s rights

The Children’s Commissioners for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have published a joint report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) assessing how the UK Government and devolved...

Gender stereotyping is harming young people’s mental health, finds UK report

“Harmful” gender stereotyping has helped fuel the UK mental health crisis afflicting the younger generation, an influential report has warned, adding that it is at the root of problems with body image and...

Children’s rights’ ‘Worryingly low’ on political agenda, charities warn

A new report, led by the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) and backed by 90 organisations, marks the start of a United Nations’ examination of the use of the UN Convention of the Rights of the...

Children’s rights

The Children’s Commissioners for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have published a joint report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) assessing how the UK Government and devolved administrations have progressed towards...

Children missing education

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published a report looking at children missing out on a formal full-time education in England. The report, commissioned in December 2019, estimates that in 2018/19 more than a quarter of a million children...