Module Category: Children's Wellbeing and Empowerment

Empowering Children

An activity that challenges condescending, colonialist, “save the world” approaches to development by focusing on the capacity of young people to embark on positive transformative change.

Child Protection

Rationale / Development Rationale / Development This activity was introduced to the CoMC project team by Catherine Scerri, Director of Bahay Tuluyan, a Child Rights organisation based in the Philippines. The activity was used to initiate discussion on child protection issues. In preparing students for international work-integrated learning placements it is a useful activity for... Read more »

Additional Readings and Resources

Many organisations are working to improve the well-being of children through child rights, education and health,  livelihood programs and advocacy.  Increasingly children are being given a voice and an opportunity to participate in decision-making processes relevant to their lives and to influence decisions taken in their regard—within the family, the school or the community. As a contributor you... Read more »