Fair Play for Children News — Health Wellbeing and Education

Jan Cosgrove
23 min readJul 1, 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 June 2024

15th July 2024: 44 new stories world wide inc 1 vid

British Journal of Special Education: Volume 51, Issue 2

Sugar tax halves children’s soft drink sugar intake in one year, study reveals

Synod: Welby tells of ‘exceptionally precious’ daughter living with disability

Creating a global community to inspire children with disabilities — Washington Times

MN Lawmakers Celebrate Law to Better Protect Families Impacted by CPS — The Imprint

10th July 2024: 76 new stories worldwide inc 1 vid + 2 photos

Ukraine Children’s Cancer Hospital Attack — New York Times


Inside UNESCO’s push for greener education and schools | Devex

Repeated Calls to Government to Stop Deportation of Disabled Child — Iceland Review

Our View: Unesco’s advice on mobiles in schools should be enough to act | Cyprus Mail

Half of local authorities not confident on September childcare rollout — report

1st July 2024: 95 new stories worldwide

Italy to launch initiative to educate out-of-school children in Pakistan

FG, UNESCO seek to address gender disparity in education — Blueprint Newspapers Limited

Representatives of southern European countries meeting in Athens to seek ways to reduce child obesity

First UK child to have epilepsy device fitted in his brain has huge reduction in seizures

The shameful state of children’s services can be rescued by Labour — HSJ

Child protection staffing crisis putting children at ‘significant risk’ says union — The Mercury

Number of children with special needs reaches record levels highlighting urgency of SEND reform — LGA



Jan Cosgrove

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