Low awareness of how arthritis affects young people leaves thousands of children without appropriate support.
Canada has marked Pink Shirt Day since 2007, but meaningful progress in tackling bullying requires solidarity from youth, teachers, schools, parents, governments and the general public.
In the wake of a series of viral ‘pranks’, many are wondering why teens do such bad things. It’s not as simple as you think.
Many children’s educational shows undergo pre-screening to make sure each episode delivers its intended message. Adult viewers watching alongside kids can help ensure the lessons are well received.
Marriage on its own won’t do away with child poverty, and in fact it can create even more instability for low-income families.
Engaging in purposeful, meaningful and strategic conversations with children can directly support children’s language comprehension, an important component of reading.
Additional research and attention is needed — particularly in Canada — to provide schools with evidence-based, trauma-informed and culturally attuned approaches to school discipline.
You can donate to environmental charities and even purchase carbon offsets, but not having an additional child typically has a much greater impact.
We found no discernable difference in how people rated family scenarios with one, two or three children.
Donkeys provide vital support to women but their lives are often cut short.
People often think about how it’s good for children to have a pet dog around. But what about the dog?
We need to ensure the best scientific research in play-based learning and early reading is leveraged, and teachers receive supports to meet children’s developmental and academic needs.
New research shows that women’s earnings are negatively impacted by having children, while men’s aren’t. The effects can be long-lasting and contribute to the gender pay gap.
It has been one year since Turkey’s deadly earthquakes – the road ahead remains daunting.
A clinical psychologist who treats young people with eating disorders gives her verdict on changes to the Australian curriculum designed to prevent these mental health conditions developing.
The dangers of high-impact sport aren’t contentious. Medical professionals agree that sport-induced brain trauma leads to degenerative brain disease – so why are we still allowing children to play?
The success of students, the education system and the future of our communities depend on the learning that children receive in schools today.
Parents in a study about the accessibility of French immersion programs discussed inadequate support for learning to read and feeling pressured to pay for expensive tutors.
Canada needs to take action immediately to protect children online from exposure to age-inappropriate material. More stringent age verification measures need to be in place.
It’s time we stop treating young people’s experiences in digital and physical spaces as distinct and mutually exclusive.