Semi-structured block play among preschool-age children has the potential to improve two skills — mathematics and executive functioning — critical to kindergarten readiness, according a new study by Purdue University researchers.
Based on figures from 2016, nearly 26.4 percent of children across the EU are experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, poverty or social exclusion. But the EU has one potential policy development to deal with this worrying trend, write Joanna Hofman and Katie Stewart.
Eight-year-old Iranian student Soheil Ahmadipour by drawing a happy and active rural life where men and women work together to make the best use of land, water and soil, and produce most of their needs won the First Award of the FAO’s Painting Competition on the occasion of World Food Day 2017.
Reports of suspected child abuse reached a record high of 30,262 cases to welfare authorities in the first half of 2017, exceeding the 30,000 mark for the first time since comparable data became available in 2011, the National Police Agency said Thursday.
Raising the minimum wage by $1 per hour would result in a substantial decrease in the number of reported cases of child neglect, according to a new study coauthored by an Indiana University researcher.