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This is a single activity session plan from The Lifeskills Handbook. There are 61 activity sessions in this book and this is Activity 1. The book is available from our resources section where you’ll also find downloadable story books, booklets and posters to help you in your work. LifeSkills Handbooks
As you have noticed, we’ve been translating our 100 messages for children to learn and share into other langages. We’ve been working with the wonderful people at Translators without Borders and some really tremendous volunteers from all over the world. From time to time though, we’ll hear from people who
We are very pleased to announce that our booklets with 100 health messages in 18 languages are now available to download from our website. Each language has its own booklet covering following ten topics, each with ten health messages:Caring for Babies & Young ChildrenCoughs, Colds & PneumoniaImmunisationMalariaDiarrhoeaWater, Sanitation & HygieneNutritionIntestinal WormsAccidents
We are very pleased to launch our new story book, The Four Friends. This is a little different from our other more topic-focused books. In this one we have created a story that is about children’s participation in health education and health promotion more broadly. We have collaborated with others,
We are absolutely delighted to be launching the Eye Health and VisionPoster. This is the next in our series of Children for Health posters. The development of the two-sided poster was supported by Peek Vision. Their experts helped us to design and review twenty eye health and vision messages. These
Dear Friends of Children for Health, I warn people that I’m always a bit tired and grumpy in July. It’s an, ‘end-of-the-academic-year’ thing. An ‘I-need-to-go-on-holiday’ thing! This is especially true this July as my oldest child was taking her end of school exams. We call them ‘A levels’ in the UK
Have look at this post where a young person Tanisea Campbell tests out the UNICEF platform Internet of Good Things – a set of free, mobile-ready web-based resources and applications that bring good to life and education to children with no internet access. Firstly, thank the God for Internet of Good Things! What is the
We have just come across this Save the Children two-part toolkit which we think could be of interest to our readers: A toolkit for youth advocates, designed by youth advocates. Today there are over 1.2 billion adolescents aged 10-19 in the world. Nearly a quarter of the people in Sub-Saharan Africa are aged
Just re-discovered this great article by Mathew Jukes who has given his permission to post it here. I have done a very small experiment in Mozambique re: text messaging to support teachers who were implementing our Nutrition Education Programme. They loved it but there was not the funding to expand
Children writing a poster as part of the PCAAN programme
Instead of telling children how to solve a problem we ought to give them opportunities to think through the problem themselves and even show them that were willing to consider their advice. – Adam Grant From the desk of Clare Hanbury… My work at Children for Health is based on