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New study reveals long-term impact of disaster-related school closures

University of Oxford, 29 May 2020.
06-06-2020
Interrupting schooling has deep and long-lasting effects on children, shows a study from Oxford, which is based on research, into the 2005 Pakistan earthquake, that has relevance for other disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

German stimulus package hands families 300 for each child

BBC News, 4 June 2020.
06-06-2020
Germany’s coalition government has agreed a 130bn fiscal stimulus package which cuts tax and hands 300 per child to every family.
 

Working from home while parenting? Feel you’re failing at both?

Heather Gillis - CBC News, 2 June 2020.
06-06-2020
With regulated child care scarce during the COVID-19 pandemic, the difficulty of working from home while trying to keep children occupied is leaving many parents feeling like they’re not doing a great job of either.
 

Demography on the european agenda: strategies

European Parliamentary Research Service, 2 June 2020.
06-06-2020
Demography matters. The economy, labour market, healthcare, pensions, regional development, and election results all are driven by demography.
 

Benefits of connecting families with social services

Miranda Hester - Contemporary Pediatrics, 4 June 2020.
06-06-2020
A new investigation in JAMA Network Open examines whether an in-person navigation service intervention that also addresses a family’s social needs decreases child health care utilization.
 

Talking to kids about racism, early and often

Jessica Grose - The New York Times, 3 June 2020.
06-06-2020
As protests over the killing of George Floyd spread, many parents are wondering how to talk about the deaths and unrest with their children.
 

Pandemic impacting demographics, not just economics

James Langton - Investment Executive, 2 June 2020.
06-06-2020
The Canadian economy will suffer from a lack of immigration due to Covid-19 fallout, but some of the effect may be offset by Canadians returning home from overseas and others deciding not to emigrate in the future.
 

Children with special educational needs as they return to school

The Conversation, 4 June 2020.
06-06-2020
Children with these conditions might find it especially difficult to adapt to changes in their education, because of the extra challenges homeschooling and online learning.
 

How quarantine has brought my family closer together

Clint Edwards - New York Times, 26 May 2020.
31-05-2020
With no weekend sports, volunteering or church obligations, our family connections are flourishing.
 

“The best place for children is with their mom and dad”

SOS Children’s Villages International, 15 May 2020.
31-05-2020
A couple of foster parents talk about the joys and challenges of this task.
 
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