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Childhood and Youth Studies

Childhood and Youth Studies

Contributing to realising children and young people’s human rights through research, teaching, policy and practice in childhood and youth studies

Month: April 2021

Featured image of Emotional Resilience and the Novice Researcher

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since February 2021, when I first began my PhD journey, I have soaked up every seminar, training session and online tutorial that will help equip me for the next six years ahead. Generally these arenas provide guidance and tips, but the fourth seminar series from the CYSRG stood out by encouraging me to reflect and examine what part ‘Emotional Resilience’ will play in my career as a PhD researcher.

Featured image of leadership development blog

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2020 was a year of significant challenges for leaders around the world. Our goal was to bring a like-minded cohort of peers together to share common challenges and create innovative solutions to violence prevention during COVID. Tailored around the participants, the LDP offered 10 weeks of bite-sized, peer-supported virtual learning.

Featured image of the blog Introducing Vrygrond

Reading Time: 2 minutes The South African partner community is Vrygrond, 20 kilometers from Cape Town central. Vrygrond or ‘free ground’, was one of the first informal settlements in South Africa.

Featured image of Launch of the Early Childhood Education in Fragile Settings SIPP blog series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Early childhood education has increasingly been recognised as a societal priority. We know from research that children can be seriously disadvantaged when they – and their communities – face such factors as discrimination, violence, and poverty.

Image for Shaping a More Resilient, Better and Stronger Recovery with Local Voices at the Core

Reading Time: 3 minutes … sport has played an important role in all societies and acted as a strong communication platform that can be used to promote a culture of peace. It is, and will continue to be, one of the most cost-effective and versatile tools to promote United Nations values and achieve the SDGs. (United Nations n.d)


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