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Family matters for student performance
From an article from the Institute for Family Stud
Student performance cannot be understood apart from family dynamics. What should our communities and larger society be doing to help ensure that future generations of children have a stable, supportive, family life?
From a talk by Simon Glenister, founder of Noise S
Creating a space where struggling youths can reinvent themselves as being successful against a backdrop where generally the world is telling them that what they're doing is wrong.
A number of free, government funded, online courses which take under 1 hour to help you and contacts in the community find out more about Adverse Childhood Experiences - stressful events occurring in childhood which raise risk of poor life outcomes.
The roots of resilience in children and young people
From animations by Juliette Ttofa
Two short animations explain what resilience is and how we can nurture the resilience of children and young people, particularly in educational settings.
Healing from sexual abuse can start with one word
From a Tedx talk
After Rena Romano gained the courage to speak out about her experience of childhood sexual abuse, she discovered that few victims have the same supportive experience.
Cohabiting families’ disadvantage
From a study by Institute of Family Studies
Many cohabiting couples with children doubt their current relationship will last, especially compared to married parents. And they are less likely to see their relationship as a vital part of their life.
Strong families - flourishing children
From an article by The Sector (Early Education)
Children living in families with higher levels of resilience and connection are much more likely to flourish. This is true across all levels of income, health status and exposure to adverse childhood experiences.
Why your child is acting differently right now
From an article by Today.com
As the threat of Covid-19 disrupts school, daycare and other activities for children, some parents are noticing changes in behaviour in their children as try to deal with stress and anxiety.
Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs)
Adults who report more positive childhood experiences (PCEs) are less likely to suffer from depression or poor mental health – and are more likely to have healthy relationships.
One person's story of how adverse childhood experiences affected their life
Children who experience stressful childhoods are more likely to; develop health-harming and anti-social behaviours, perform poorly in school, be involved in crime.
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