Fair Play for Children News — Health Wellbeing and Education

September 2022

Childcare use for families of 0–4 year-olds, 5–11 year olds and 12–14 year-olds, awareness and use of free entitlements, and perceptions of the rising cost of living

https://www.ipsos.com/en-uk/childcare-use-families-0-4-year-olds-5-11-year-olds-and-12-14-year-olds-awareness-and-use-free

FDA staff endorse Moderna, Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for young kids

https://www.fiercepharma.com/pharma/fda-publishes-review-moderna-pfizer-kids-vaccines-finds-safe-and-effective

Return to Office Is Being Threatened by a Child Care Crisis in Australia

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-08-18/is-childcare-available-return-to-office-plans-destabilized-by-lack-of-workers#xj4y7vzkg

Nosing in on kids who had COVID-19 and lost their sense of smell

https://www.fiercebiotech.com/medtech/nosing-kids-who-had-covid-and-lost-their-sense-smell

Girl, 5, turned away from school because her adoptive parents are same-sex

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/same-sex-parents-girl-school-b2141745.html

Experts give reasons for high number of stunted children in Nigeria

https://www.sunnewsonline.com/experts-give-reasons-for-high-number-of-stunted-children-in-nigeria/

Audit finds variation in children’s allergy services across the UK

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/more-b2137126.html

August 2022

Ultra-processed foods make up almost two-thirds of Britain’s school meals

Why world’s first malaria shot won’t reach millions of children who need it

UK Childcare Enrollments Jump After Squeeze on Household Income

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-15/uk-childcare-enrollments-jump-after-squeeze-on-household-income

Children’s Dishes at Big UK Restaurant Chains ‘Unacceptably High’ in Salt, Group Warns

July 2022

New Tory education minister attacked free school meals as ‘nationalising children’

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brendan-clarke-smith-free-school-meals-b2120677.html

Baby Formula Industry Successfully Lobbied to Weaken Bacteria Safety Testing Standards

‘Inconsistent and unfair’ DfE funding for pupils from Ukraine, council warns

https://www.lgcplus.com/finance/inconsistent-and-unfair-dfe-funding-for-pupils-from-ukraine-council-warns-16-05-2022/

Girls closing STEM gender gap but biases persist, UNESCO report finds

https://www.devex.com/news/girls-closing-stem-gender-gap-but-biases-persist-unesco-report-finds-103095

MPs investigate Government’s proposed changes to post-16 education

https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/203/education-committee/news/166018/mps-investigate-governments-proposed-changes-to-post16-education/

Boys Are at Greater Risk of Dropping Out of School, Unesco Warns

https://www.al-fanarmedia.org/2022/04/boys-are-at-greater-risk-of-dropping-out-of-school-unesco-warns/

UNICEF and WHO warn of perfect storm of conditions for measles outbreaks, affecting children

(1012) Vaccines for every child in Ukraine I UNICEF — YouTube

Drop in Vaccines Exposes Latin American Children to Disease, Report Shows

In Bucharest, A UNICEF-Supported School For Ukrainian Refugee Children

South Africa’s no-fee school system can’t undo inequality — Child in the City

Council apologises after boy with high level needs was left without a school place for eight weeks — V2 Radio

More than one-third of Year 6 children in West Sussex are overweight or obese — V2 Radio

Just for Kids Law partners with law firms to offer free legal advice and representation over exclusions, opens London unit

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

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Jan Cosgrove

Jan Cosgrove

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