Child Care Challenge

A Report of the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session

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Category: Child care services

Page: 73

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The Japanese Educational Challenge

A Commitment to Children

Author: Merry White

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Education

Page: 224

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Examines the Japanese commitment to education, discusses the position of teachers and the structure of the school system, and looks at the cultural background of students.

Challenges and Issues facing the Education System in South Africa

Author: Legotlo, Marekwa Wilfred

Publisher: Africa Institute of South Africa

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Category: Education

Page: 288

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The quality of education is pivotal for the production of human capital and this cannot be compromised by failing to refocus on the quality of education offered in schools. The inputs in the system such as trained and motivated teachers, buildings and classrooms including sanitation, clean water, instructional material such as textbooks, as well as strong leadership with vision to steer the winds of change are important in providing the desired outcomes. The chapters in this volume are broadly divided into three subsections as follows: learner related issues, (farm and rural schools, poverty and schooling, school violence, and students rights); teacher related issues,(teacher morale and motivation, teachers for all schools, management needs of school principals); and administrative/policy related issues (inclusive education, and school community relations). The social demand for better schools, effective principals, qualified and committed teachers and better opportunities for all place a huge challenge to provinces and the state to protect the rights of all citizens. This volume sets out the challenges facing the education system in South Africa, such as poor school infrastructure, poor learning conditions, and a lack of learning materials and provides recommendations on how some of these can be overcome.

State of the Nation's Child Welfare System

Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, March 19, 1991

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Human Resources

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Category: Child welfare

Page: 172

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The Challenge of Children’s Rights for Canada

Author: Katherine Covell

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

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Category: Political Science

Page: 254

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Canada signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child over a decade ago, yet there is still a lack of awareness about and provision for children’s rights. What are Canada’s obligations to children? How has Canada fallen short? Why is it so important to the future of Canadian society that children’s rights be met? Prompted by the gap between the promise of children’s rights and the reality of their continuing denial, Katherine Covell and R. Brian Howe call for changes to existing laws, policies and practices. Using the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child as their framework, the authors examine the continuing problems of child poverty, child care, child protection, youth justice and the suppression of children’s voices. They challenge us to move from seeing children as parental property to seeing children as independent bearers of rights. In The Challenge of Children’s Rights for Canada, Canada’s obligations and the rights of children are examined from the perspectives of research and development in the fields of developmental psychology, developmental neuroscience, law and family policy. This timely and accessible book will be of interest to academics, policy-makers and anyone who cares about children and about taking children’s rights seriously.

Our Greatest Challenge

Aboriginal Children and Human Rights

Author: Hannah McGlade

Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press

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Category: Social Science

Page: 284

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Bravely addressing a complex and fraught issue, this book shows non-Aboriginal society’s ignorance of the traumatic impacts of sexual assault on Aboriginal children. It argues that Aboriginal child sexual assault has been formed within the entrenched societal forces of racism, colonization, and patriarchy yet cast in the Australian public domain as an Aboriginal “problem.” Providing detailed analysis of the legal systems response, this volume shows that, while child sexual assault is a criminal offence, the tainted Aboriginal experience of the law prevents the fundamental principle of equality. This discussion also encourages readers to find guidance from indigenous human rights concepts and international responses in order to prevent harming future generations.

Health Systems-- the Challenge of Change

Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on System Science in Health Care

Author: Metoděj Chytil

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Category: Health care reform

Page: 1589

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Education for Life

Preparing Children to Meet the Challenges

Author: J. Donald Walters

Publisher: Crystal Clarity Publishers

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Category: Education

Page: 214

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Offers a constructive alternative to modern education by explaining how to help children grow toward full maturity through the emphasis of spritual values. This book is the basis for the Education for Life (EFL) schools and the EFL Foundation, which encourages educators and parents to see children through their soul qualities and trains them to teach innovative principles for better living.

Children of 2020

Creating a Better Tomorrow

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Category: Child welfare

Page: 172

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Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children

Author: Etsuro K. Motoyama

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

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Category: Medical

Page: 999

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The sixth edition of what is widely considered the classic text in pediatric anesthesia continues its tradition of providing a comprehensive presentation of physiology and clinical anesthetic care of infants and children for practitioners at all levels of experience. This edition has been revised to reflect the latest developments in each technology and new clinical information in pediatric anesthesia. New topics covered include pediatric pain, anesthesia and sedation outside the OR, and resuscitation. A Brandon Hill Title

Exceptional Children and Youth

An Introduction to Special Education

Author: Linda McCormick

Publisher: C.E. Merill Publishing Company

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Category: Behavior modification

Page: 595

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Dynamic Physical Education for Elementary School Children

Author: Victor Paul Dauer

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Category: Child development

Page: 600

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SUMMARY: Covers review and history of physical education; reasons why physical activity is important for children's growth and development; principles for effective teaching of motor skills based on biomechanics and dvelopment; curriculum development; graded physical skills; stunts and tumbling; sports and track and field athletics training.

Basic Education--a World Challenge

Measures and Innovations for Children and Youth in Developing Countries

Author: Herbert Moore Phillips

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Category: Developing countries

Page: 259

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Pennsylvania's Children and Youth System

A Performance Audit Pursuant to House Resolution 426

Author: Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Legislative Budget and Finance Committee

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Category: Child welfare

Page: 195

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