Filtered by month: October

Fair by Five: the language of learning

Posted by Chloe Hardy /

Monday 17 October 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention, Government spending

Describing child development in a way that is meaningful to parents, politicians and professionals.

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Action for Children response to today's NAO report into child protection

Wednesday 12 October 2016 / Children's rights, Government spending, Safeguarding

Senior policy advisor at Action for Children, Meredith Davis responds.

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Fair Deal: young people win money skills boost

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 28 October 2015 / Financial education
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We’re celebrating today. Vulnerable young people came a step nearer to getting proper money skills support.

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Learning to manage money made me grow up

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Monday 26 October 2015 / Financial education
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"Managing money really did make me feel more confident as a person" - Nathan.

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Action for Children at SNP Conference

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Friday 23 October 2015 / General election, Heritage
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It was more like a rock concert than a political party conference.

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Help me get a Fair Deal for people my age!

Posted by Catrin Parry – Rowlands /

Friday 16 October 2015 / Financial education
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Independent, responsible and prepared are words that came to my mind when asked how I felt about managing money.

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Breakfast today or life chances tomorrow? Why not both?

Posted by Kate Mulley /

Thursday 08 October 2015 / Cost of living
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Think about what poverty looks like for a child today. What do you see? Not enough food on the table?

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Too much, too young: our findings

Posted by Rhea Stevens /

Wednesday 22 October 2014 / Care leavers, Chance to stay, Children in care, Youth Homelessness
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Our report - Too much, too young Helping the most vulnerable young people to build stable homes after leaving care – shows that something is going very wrong for the most vulnerable young people who have been in care.

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Laura’s thoughts on her visit the Senedd

Posted by Guest blogger /

Thursday 16 October 2014 / Care leavers, Children in care, Participation
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Laura, a young person from Cardiff, has been doing work experience at Action for Children this week. She would like to be a social worker in the future. Here are her thoughts on her first visit to the Senedd.

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Aaron's reflections on our Too much Too Young launch

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Aaron is a care leaver from South Wales who has been involved in Too much, Too Young. He came to our event at the Senedd on Tuesday, and here are his thoughts.

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