Understanding the implications of enabling children to grow into healthy, happy, educated and inquiring adults, in safety and free from adversity.

Recalling happy memories during adolescence can reduce risk of depression

14 January 2019

Recalling positive events and experiences can help protect young people against depression in later life, suggests new research published today....

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Cambridge receives £100 million for major new children’s hospital

10 December 2018

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has announced up to £100 million of public capital for an innovative children’s...

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The Lost Words: inspiring children to find, love and protect nature

30 November 2018

The Lost Words is a book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris that summons the magic of nature to help children find, love and protect...

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The Lost Words

30 November 2018

The Lost Words is a book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris that summons the magic of nature to help children find, love and protect the...

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We are all 'others': teaching children to celebrate differences

23 November 2018

As the world around us increasingly divides into ‘us and others’, the University of Cambridge Primary School is taking part in a new research...

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How could multilingualism benefit India’s poorest schoolchildren?

20 November 2018

Multilingualism is the norm in India. But rather than enjoying the cognitive and learning advantages seen in multilingual children in the Global...

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Inside the mind of a young person

15 November 2018

Our brains begin to form in the womb but continue to take shape into adolescence. In a series of articles, we look at how the latest research...

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Gardeners and carpenters: the ‘skill’ of parenting

08 November 2018

Wanting your child to have the best chance in life is natural for any parent. But by focusing too much on the ‘skill’ of parenting, are we losing...

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Children of the city: tackling violence in the 21st century

06 November 2018

Up to one billion children worldwide are estimated to be victims of violence. Now, an intended study of 12,000 children in eight cities worldwide...

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