Strengthening the legal framework for children

The Coram Foundation was set up in the name of Thomas Coram who challenged the prejudices of a society which tolerated child poverty and abandonment as necessary evils.  He established the Foundling Hospital in 1739 for the "education and maintenance of exposed and deserted young children". The Foundation has just publish a report which includes a … Continue reading Strengthening the legal framework for children

Talk by Joan Almon: Building a Solid Foundation in a Digital Age

Joan Almon's talk on Building a Solid Foundation in a Digital Age was well attended and enthusiastically received. Joan wanted to have an informal evening where she would introduce three areas and encourage questions and discussion. The three areas are: the 7 healthy essentials for a strong childhood; the effects of digital screens on childhood; … Continue reading Talk by Joan Almon: Building a Solid Foundation in a Digital Age