Language-savvy parents improve their children’s reading development
Science Daily, 14 june 2019.
Researchers found that adults with higher reading-related knowledge are likelier to provide positive feedback, which helps the learning process.
First woman in my family to choose an interracial marriage
Sahaj Kohli - Huff Post, 14 June 2019.
The author either felt too American or she was forcing herself to overlook a lack of chemistry or connection to make it work just because they were Sikh.
Parenting: finding the balance
Jackie Lumbasi - The New Times, 7 June 2019.
Parents are naturally protective of their off springs and at times overdo it.
Limits of China’s online education boom start to show
Louise Lucas and Yizhen Jia - Finantial Times, 7 June 2019.
Over the past decade, online learning has become big business in China, with 200m users and $36.5bn in sales last year.
UK: Police tell schools about children affected by domestic abuse
Colette Hume - BBC News, 6 June 2019.
Pupils who have witnessed domestic abuse can be offered a quiet space, breakfast and a chance to talk at school.
Turkey: Foster family system reaches over 6,800 kids
Hurriyet Daily News, 5 June 2019.
Turkey’s government is promoting “ protective family service” throughout the country in order to provide for the care of children in need of protection in a family environment.
Why is the US State department making it harder for orphans to find families?
Jayme Metzgar - The Federalist, 6 June 2019.
Adoption advocates ask the courts to block a crippling new State Department policy that would harm waiting families and children.
Child Protection Week 2019 in South Africa
Poelano Malema - East Coast Radio, 6 June 2019.
Government is calling for all citizens to ensure safety, care, and protection of children.
How much is spent on family benefits in the EU?
Eurostat, 31 May 2019.
The EU Member States spent over 350 billion Euro on family benefits in 2016 (2.4% of EU GDP). This represented 9% of the total spent on social protection benefits.
Households with children in the EU
Eurostat, 1 June 2019.
In 2018, there were 223 million households in the European Union. Almost one third (65 million) of these households had children living in them.