Fair Play for Children News — Health Wellbeing and Education

Jan Cosgrove
44 min readJan 28, 2024

includes Early Years and Child-Care, Disability issues and Child Protection

Fair Play for Children website: http://www.fairplay31.online/index.htm

Previous Edition to 23rd January 2024

22nd February 2024

UN calls for mental health support for children impacted by Gaza war

Nearly 119 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

I’m a Paediatric nurse and here are 5 things I’d never pack in a child’s lunch box

BMJ — Child health: Experts condemn “appalling decline” in UK

15th February 2024

Education Minister says resolving industrial action by teachers ‘is a priority’

Mental health, wellbeing and personal development in schools — House of Lords Library

10th February 2024

Grounded language acquisition through the eyes and ears of a single child | Science

Families sending children to school without food amid cost-of-living squeeze

Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Children and Adults by Age and/or Risk Factor

Malaria vaccine is highly effective in young children, study suggests | The Independent

5th February 2024

Curriculum Evaluation — Science (Irish Department of Education

31st January 2024

The Childcare Challenge — Changes to Childcare Funding in the UK

Government’s childcare scheme may widen ‘inequalities’ among preschool children

Nearly half of authorities have doubts about Jeremy Hunt’s expanded childcare policy rollout

Insights into wraparound childcare

28 January 2024

Make Asthma Treatment Free in England

17.8m need health support in Yemen, about half of children malnourished — WHO

World Health Organisation issues fresh warning over measles | The Independent

Financial education in schools — House of Lords Library

Full list of school closures as Storm Isha causes travel chaos across UK | The Independent

Could a Newark early learning center funded by philanthropists be a model for child care?

Cholera Outbreaks in Africa Put Children on Front Lines, UN Says

Councils face challenges in offering parents wraparound childcare — charity

Councils plead for more help to support kids in care reunite with families as data shows a ..



Jan Cosgrove

National Secretary of Fair Play for Children, Also runs Bognor Regis Herald online. Plus runs British Music Radio online