$150 million from the World Bank to support basic education

(Ecofin Agency) – Chad faces many challenges in the education sector. Between low funding and regional disparities, the country wants better access to education for children. Funding from the World Bank will help improve the situation. The World Bank has approved $150 million from the International Development Association (IDA) in support of the Improving Learning … Read more

Ukrainian children are sure to dance in Prague

Six-year-old Eva stretches her body backwards with ease and her satisfied smile is reflected in the large mirror in the dance studio while other Ukrainian children look on in awe. They are all attending a free ballet class for young Ukrainian refugees that the National Theater in Prague opened in late March, a month after … Read more

Development of children through games and video games

Playing is something very natural for children. It allows them to have a lot of fun. And this joy obtained through play, including video games, makes it possible to direct the child towards activities that allow him to develop at different levels. Because he must exercise his gaming activity within well-defined rules, using his thinking, … Read more

Too many screens for kids and not enough sports, Coco will help you

Parisian startup Dynseo, which specializes in developing brain training applications, particularly for those affected by Alzheimer’s, has taken up the fight against child screen abuse by developing new features for its educational game app Coco. Available on the Apple Store and Google Play platforms, the Coco application since October 2021 offers more than 30 educational … Read more

“Let’s go children”, dance to learn better

Let’s go kids *** by Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai French documentary, 1h50 Rare enough to warrant mention, this documentary is already being adapted into fiction under the title of Turgot, which will start filming in October. Mohammed Hamidi (The cow, born somewhere) is directing and Romain Duris is starring. This feature film should also … Read more

Warning for thousands of children in Ukrainian orphanages

Stranded or displaced by the bombings, during sometimes poorly monitored initiatives and relocated to countries across trafficker-ridden border areas, the tens of thousands of children housed in facilities in Ukraine whose lives were precarious before the war find themselves in a “chaotic state “ situation, NGOs and experts warn. Ukraine is an exceptional case, with … Read more

a medal for those who “looked after other people’s children”

For one evening, Wednesday March 16th, the Élysée took on the atmosphere of a family celebration. Three generations rubbed shoulders at Secretary of State Adrien Taquet’s presentation of the Childhood and Family Medal. On this occasion, the tenant of the premises, Emmanuel Macron, came to commemorate it “that families are at the heart of our … Read more

ways to support parents

Improving support for parents of sick children is the objective of MP Paul Christophe’s report, presented to the Prime Minister in April 2022. 35 concrete answers to “clarify the existing shortcomings”. How can support for parents of sick children be improved? The deputy of the North, Paul Christophe (Agir-Ensemble), presented his committed report to Jean … Read more

Congolese bishops are calling on priests with children to look after them

Since the beginning of the year, evasive press releases publicizing the dismissal of Congolese priests from the clerical state have drawn attention: nearly a dozen in a few months, from several of the 48 dioceses. The last one, at the end of March, with the exception of three priests from the Diocese of Tshumbe in … Read more

Should we expect recognition from our children?

Whether the question is asked on social networks, among friends or in a Parisian park, the answers usually point in the same direction: Most parents say that they do not expect any recognition or gratitude from their children. “You didn’t ask to be born”, noted Étienne on Facebook. “Whoever seeks approval in the eyes of … Read more