Prosody is the pitch and tone of the human voice. It is the very essence of connection. Our blog hosts articles and stories dedicated to innovation, research and practice with children and young people.
Using the ‘Action Feedback Kit’: the importance of listening and acting on feedback from children and young people
‘Using the ‘Action Feedback Kit’: the importance of listening and acting on feedback from children and young people’ blog article was written by Chris Cussen, Lead – Product Development, Content Creation, and Projects at Australian Childhood Foundation. Every time I walk up the path to our counselling service in Melbourne, I look for spider webs on …Read More
Lines of wonder
‘Lines of wonder’ blog article was written by Chris Cussen, Senior Advisor – Service Development and Projects at Australian Childhood Foundation. “Childhood has its own way of seeing, thinking, and feeling, and nothing is more foolish than to try to substitute ours for theirs.” -Rousseau As we walk around the city, we follow …Read More
Heart to Heart Cards – A reflective tool for exploring the meaning of our closest relationships
This ‘Heart to Heart’ blog article was written by Angela Weller, Program Manager, Service Development and Projects at the Australian Childhood Foundation. “Love is the warmth and light that should bathe all childrens little hearts” Several years ago I was introduced to a book by Drew Barrymore called Find it in Everything. It is a book of photographs taken …Read More
Going Viral – 8 free resources for work with children, young people and families.
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, children remain at the heart of everything we do. We know that children, like their parents and carers, are currently experiencing a lot of fear, worry, and anxiety as a result of the Coronavirus crisis (see our research here). Understanding the concerns shared with us, we have produced a number of …Read More
How is the Australian Childhood Foundation responding to COVID-19?
A letter from our CEO, Dr Joe Tucci Dear Colleagues, We are all feeling the strain of the temporary change to our lives as a result of COVID-19. However, children and young people remain at the heart of everything we do. At this time, more than ever, we recognise that there are additional risks to …Read More
National Child Protection Week 2019
This article was authored by Jeanette Miller, Senior Consultant in the Parenting and Early Years Program at the Australian Childhood Foundation. Fathers’ Day is not just about dads. It also marks the beginning of National Child Protection Week: appropriate timing, given what we know about the importance of putting children first whilst also giving parents …Read More