The child well-being country scorecards, issued by Afrobaromater cover responses to questions posed to African citizens in over 30 nations, provide insight into perceptions and attitudes towards child well-being. They include abuse and physical punishment.
UNESCO publishes the first-ever global Guidance on Generative AI in Education and Research, designed to address the disruptions caused by Generative AI technologies. The first sections of the UNESCO Guidance explain what Generative AI is and how it works. The following sections elaborate on the controversies around Generative AI and their implications, focussing in particular on […]
Inclusive Books for children A website that offers recommendations by age category and theme for books that are inclusive and reflect the modern world. The aim is to correct current imbalances. The website highlights recent research highlighting this. The website recommends: The website also champions books by Own-Voice authors and illustrators who share the […]
KidsRights has published its annual index looking at children’s rights across the world, including the UK. The Index measures and ranks several domains including a child’s right to protection. It looks at child labour, adolescent birth rate and birth registration. Methodology is provided on the website.
First of a series of reports by the Sutton Trust on social mobility. This first report looks at secondary school students and is called Lost Potential at 16.
Measures bank for Children and Young Peoples Wellbeing What Works Centre for Wellbeing has a developed a metrics framework to measure the subjective wellbeing of children and young people in the UK. This along with a guide can be downloaded from the website. The bank of measures is being developed through a Rapid Evidence Assessment […]
More children in the UK are unhappy with their lives according to the latest annual report from the Children’s Society which measures happiness and wellbeing in over 2,000 children aged 10-17. It now has data for the last decade. Topics include family life, appearance, friendships and more. Full methodology is on the website.
Access the latest annual report This year’s annual report from UNESCO provides worldwide and country files on the inclusion of children with disabilities in mainstream educational settings. Previous annual themed reports can be accessed on the main website.
Universal Children’s day 20th November was also universal children’s day. United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. Yet recently the Children’s society reported that 25% of children in the UK are unhappy The […]
Latest findings from The second cycle of IEA’s International Computer and Information Literacy Study. ICILS is a large-scale, international assessment of grade 8 students’ computer and information literacy and computational thinking skills. It addresses questions relating to their preparedness to study and work in a digital future. There are overall and national breakdowns. Something which […]