The project #ThisIsParenthood, wants to change the conversation around parenting and inspire self-belief in parents after a global study of over 13,000 adults worldwide found that the UK is the country with the second most anxious parents, with only mums and dads in Australia and New Zealand being more self-critical.
The search is now on for Northern Ireland’s talented young filmmakers of the future. Schools and film clubs across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to get creative and submit entries for the prestigious Into Film Awards 2020. Marking its sixth exciting year, the Into Film Awards set out to find
Almost a quarter of Northern Irish children’s daily diet consists of ‘Junk’ foods such as crisps, biscuits, cakes, sweets and chocolate, new safefood research has revealed. The research found that these foods, which are high in fat, salt and sugar arethe second most consumed food group by children in Northern Ireland,
Mallusk Integrated Primary School recently launched ‘Break the Rules Day’, in support of this year’s Q Radiothon Campaign which takes place on May 24. Last year’s inaugural Radiothon raised a total of £96,000 for four equal beneficiaries namely Action Cancer, Cancer Fund for Children, Friends of the Cancer Centre and Marie
According to the responses of over 2,000 parents with kids under the age of 16, the top 10 traits parents would most like to see in their kids’ friendships, include kindness, generosity and empathy with other traits such as being ambitious, sporty and academic coming much further down the list.
A new survey by YouGov has revealed that over half (52%) of parents and guardians of school-aged children don’t know all of their times tables. Furthermore, the research, conducted on behalf of educational app Edplus, found that:The easiest times table to recall perfectly was the two times table (76% got
Superstars from the WWE have visited Childline in Belfast as part of their ‘Call Out Bullying’ campaign with the NSPCC, focused on helping young people understand why bullying is never acceptable and what to do if they experience or witness it. The partnership helps parents recognise the warning signs if their
LEADING organisation, Children in Northern Ireland, part of the Children’s Future Food Inquiry, has launched a new report calling for an independent UK wide Children’s Food Watchdog to lead the charge on tackling children’s food poverty throughout the UK. The Children’s Future Food Inquiry is the first attempt to directly
Boys aged 12-13 in Northern Ireland are to be offered a vaccine to protect them against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cancers. The Department is also introducing a better test for bowel cancer to increase uptake rates and to detect more cancers earlier. From September this year the HPV vaccine will
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has warned the general public of the dangers of swimming in disused quarries. As the Easter holidays and summer period approaches, the likelihood of good weather brings additional risks. Parents are urged to speak to their children about the dangers that