The More We Mix, the Better – VoxEU.org

Extract from an article by Klaus Desmet, Altshuler Professor of Cities, Regions and Globalisation, Southern Methodist University, CEPR Research Fellow; Joseph Flavian Gomes, Assistant Professor, Navarra Center for International Development, University of Navarra and  Ignacio Ortuño-Ortin, Professor of Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Diverse countries tend to have more conflict, lower development, and worse public … [Read More] The More We Mix, the Better – VoxEU.org

Event – 2017 Health Literacy Course: Improve the way you work with people from diverse communities – Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

Melbourne,  2-6 May 2017 60 percent of Australians don’t know how to find, understand and use information about their health and health care. This knowledge deficit results in poor health outcomes and has made health literacy a national policy priority. Better health literacy practice in organisations can dramatically improve health outcomes, particularly in the most … [Read More] Event – 2017 Health Literacy Course: Improve the way you work with people from diverse communities – Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

Speaking Up: The Global Refugee Youth Consultations in Australia Report – MYAN, RCOA & GYRC

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY -Extract Speaking Up: The Global Refugee Youth Consultations in Australia Report, presents the voices and recommendations of young people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds from consultations that took place across Australia from February to May 2016. The Global Refugee Youth Consultations (GRYC) in Australia provided a rare opportunity to consult widely with young people across the country from … [Read More] Speaking Up: The Global Refugee Youth Consultations in Australia Report – MYAN, RCOA & GYRC

Parent-mediated Interventions to Foster Early Language and Literacy Skills in Young Children: A Systematic Review – The Campbell Collaboration

Extract Interactions with parents at home provide the first opportunity for children to establish the fundamental language and literacy skills needed for later academic success. Indeed, literacy and language-related variables appear to be among the strongest predictors of later school performance, making their early promotion particularly critical. These foundational language and literacy skills are even … [Read More] Parent-mediated Interventions to Foster Early Language and Literacy Skills in Young Children: A Systematic Review – The Campbell Collaboration

What Other Cultures can Teach Parents about Raising their Children – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Sam Carr, Lecturer in Education, University of Bath We live in a competitive world, where worth and value are increasingly based on league tables and performance indicators – and parenting hasn’t escaped this sort of scrutiny. Discussions about the world’s “strictest” or “best” parents are not hard to find – with culture … [Read More] What Other Cultures can Teach Parents about Raising their Children – The Conversation

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