Changing Childhoods

Roger Hart is completing a longitudinal study on the changing nature of children’s out-of-school lives in a New England town. The study involves a revisiting of the town that he studied for his PhD dissertation in geography in the1970s. The results of the research will be published in a book and … Continue Reading ››

Child Friendly Places

Child Friendly Places is an approach for integrating children’s rights into local development initiatives and educational programs through a participatory, intergenerational and child friendly assessment and planning methodology that empowers communities to improve their local conditions and environments with children, adolescents, families, educators, service providers and decision makers. This methodology and its online child friendly Continue Reading ››

Article 15 Project

The new kinds of children’s groups that have emerged internationally since the adoption of the CRC are built from recognition of the importance of children knowing their rights, and of participating centrally in the execution of their rights. These groups are more deeply participatory than children’s groups have hitherto beenContinue Reading ››