What do children need for healthy development? Science shows that the essential ingredients haven’t changed for many millennia but – with the advance of human culture, and especially its rapid acceleration over the last half century), these ingredients can no longer be taken for granted.
'Toxic Childhood: how the modern world is damaging our children and what we can do about it' was first published in 2006, and updated in 2016. It was described in the Times Educational Supplement as ‘a super child-rearing manual, founded in science and bolstered by much reading, a lot of interviews and, most importantly perhaps, a long career in education.’
In this webinar, Sue Palmer will discuss how changes in children’s lifestyles can affect long-term health, well-being and resilience – and what parents, carers and teachers can do to promote childhood well-being in a 21st century world.
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