As part of the articles I intend to write on inter-generational care of children and young people, I wish to raise the topic of accountability. I have read with interest about the Respect Agenda promoted by the Home Office to challenge and overcome anti-social behaviour and promote positive and law abiding actions and attitudes. So … Read more

The First Webmag Seminar on Childhood: Where is Childhood Going?

Date: 21 November 2007 Time: 9.30 to 12.30 Venue: The Knowledge Centre, Park Campus, University of Northampton. Cost: £15 per person booked in advance by emailing or calling 01733 844803 and leaving a voicemail message Please note: The maximum number of delegates is 30. Booking is essential as we cannot guarantee a place on … Read more

No Time to Lose: A Manifesto for Children and Young People – Looked After Away From Home

This Manifesto was developed by six Scottish organisations with expertise in looked after children and young people: Aberlour Child Care Trust, British Association of Adoption and Fostering, Fostering Network, Scottish institute for Residential Child Care, Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum, Who Cares? Scotland. We think that the consortium have done a really good piece of … Read more

News Views – October 2007

A mixture of news items, events, comments and whimsies, including the DNA data base, an NCMA survey of parents’ knowledge about services, sport for children with disabilities, foreign food, drink, truancy, poverty, boarding schools, CEIEC, Interconnections Electronic Bulletin, and advice on nutrition and children’s behaviour. 1984 We know that 1984 was 23 years ago, but … Read more