Education

Education for Children

    Education is an essential right, which permits each person to receive instruction and to blossom socially. The right to an education is vital for the economic, social and cultural development of all societies. Education: an important apprenticeship Education permits one to acquire basic knowledge Education entails that its subjects acquire a variety of knowledge. It begins with the acquisition of elementary knowledge—that is to say, literacy—on the part of the youngest members of society. At this stage, children learn to read and write thanks...

How healthy behaviour supports children’s wellbeing?

    The wellbeing and health of children in England is of paramount importance now and into the future, but compared to other Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries we could be doing better. A recent report from the Children’s Society1 says that child wellbeing has dipped since 2008 after a period of improvement from 1994. It found that while four- fths of children are ‘ ourishing’, meaning they are satis ed as a whole and nd their lives worthwhile, 10%, or...

Internet safety for children

  The Internet has brought the world into our homes and is a veritable treasure trove of information for all the family to explore. From homework help, to online gaming, messaging and researching, our children can gain a lot from the web. But at the same time it’s essential we ensure our children’s safety online. They must use it responsibly and parents should take measures to protect them from potentially harmful content. Internet safety and computer security for children A good start is to learn a bit about...

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