Creating a Love of Reading – How is it done?

How do you turn children into life-long readers? This has been my concern over the last three decades, and I’ve given it a great deal of thought. At last I’ve come up with three ingredients that you have to throw into the pot to produce the desired effect – and here they are! First of … Read more

News Views

Conferences It’s the conference season, and here are three or four promising events which we recommend to you. From Coalface to Facebook An intriguing title for the Child Care History Network’s Conference on the use of new social media and technology to remember child care experiences. How will the history of child care be recorded … Read more

‘The Village Way’ Boarding Schools as Communities of Meaning

Yemin Orde – the Wingate Youth Village in Israel, honoring the memory of British Brigadier General Orde Charles Wingate, is a 77-acre compound located on the slopes of Mount Carmel. Five hundred at-risk youths, boys and girls from K to 12th grade, are raised and educated in the village, and an additional thirty-six families of … Read more

First Children Webmag Seminar

Well, it’s happened and it wasn’t at all bad for a first one.The seminar had as its working question: Where is Childhood Going? A small number of professionals managed to find their way to the University of Northampton campus despite traffic, road works and no one else on the campus having a clue where the … Read more