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Family BreakdownFAMILY BREAKDOWN IS NOT INEVITABLE
A new report from the Centre for Social Justice ‘Fully Committed?’ presents research on families and the effects of family breakdown. It also makes several recommendations to policy makers to strengthen existing initiatives and create new policy. more ...
Geoff Knott
RelationshipEVALUATION OF RELATIONSHIP SUPPORT INTERVENTIONS
Research Report. Department of Education. January 2014. This research evaluates three specific kinds of intervention; Marriage preparation, Relationship Education and Couple Counselling. It explores whether receiving these three different types of more ...
Geoff Knott
Mum and dad and baby 300A DEEPER LOOK AT: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE EARLY YEARS
Overwhelming evidence suggests that, within the context of the early years of a child’s life (0-5), the single most important factor influencing a child’s intellectual and social development is the quality of parenting and care they receive more ...
Geoff Knott
Blog0712 Family life THE CENTRAL ROLE OF FAMILIES IN FIGHTING POVERTY
Almost any school teacher will tell you that schools are only a secondary influence on the destiny of the children who study there. Teachers know from experience that it’s the family circumstances of the child that have by far the biggest influence on the more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0513 things costFAITH + JUSTICE: ADDRESSING THE ISSUES
My previous post focused on the main speakers at last week’s Faith + Justice conference, but the seminars were a key part of the programme too. I attended the ‘Issues track’, starting with a seminar on human trafficking in the morning. more ...
Claire Musters
Blog 0113 ConferenceA CONFERENCE FOR YOU...YES, YOU
Some people say that faith and politics don’t mix – it’s this sort of sentiment that has often influenced large sections of the modern Church, leading to a serious disconnect between the Church and public policy. more ...
Martin Charlesworth
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