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How Black children in England’s schools are made to feel like the way they speak is wrong6 min read
Black children in England’s schools face marginalization for the way they speak and are made to feel like their language is “wrong”. Education must be inclusive and respect the cultural diversity of students to ensure children feel safe and represented in the classroom.
Why aren’t children allowed to vote?6 min read
Our assumptions about what it means to be young have left millions of people disenfranchised. What if children were allowed to vote?
Universal free school meals would make a huge difference to the cost-of-living crisis4 min read
Widening access to free school meals would be an investment in England’s children.
No child should be given access to that type of content4 min read
US multinational tech giant Meta is aware of the harm its content can cause to the most vulnerable of us, yet it is failing to act. The consequences for young people are devastating.
Scotland’s Children’s Commissioner challenges Ofgem to protect children from fuel poverty3 min read
Bruce Adamson, Scotland’s Children and Young People’s Commissioner, has today written to Ofgem challenging its decision to raise the energy price cap and expressing his deep concern about the dire consequences that soaring rates of fuel poverty will have on children.
The Schools Bill: An attack on home-schooling that hurts children the most.4 min read
Many are alarmed by the Government’s new Schools Bill which seems designed to force some children into mainstream education against their best interests.
COVID vaccines for children under five: What parents need to know.6 min read
As children under five represent the only age group yet to have a COVID-19 vaccine approved for use, Pfizer and Moderna have both recently reported results for their COVID-19 vaccines in the youngest children.