Resources: Children & young people

  • Active for Life: Activities to help raise physically literate children. More
  • Active for Life: Early years educators toolkit. More
  • AIFS Child Family Community Australia: Planning an evaluation | Step by step. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Bringing up great kids: resources for parents. More
  • eSafety Commissioner: Online safety guidance and supporting material to assist Australian school leaders.  More
  • Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network: National Youth Settlement Framework Panel – Applying the NYSF in Practice. View
  • MYAN: National Youth Settlement Framework. More
  • NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian: Help to become a child safe organisation. More
  • Play by the Rules: Recorded session, Child safety in a post-COVID world. More
  • PMC: New National Office for Child Safety website. More
  • SA Commissioner for Children and Young People: library of reports. More

VIDEO & AUDIO RECORDINGS

  • ABC: Fierce Girls podcast series. More
  • ABC: Looking for educational podcasts for children? Check out Fierce Girls. More
  • Centre for Community Child Health: Raising Learners podcast series. More
  • Child Trends: Video and article: Too much structured playtime. More
  • CREATE Foundation: Voices in Action podcast: the voices of children and young people in care. More
  • CREATE: Gus talks COVID with and for young people. More
  • Generation Next: Gaming Addiction: Understanding Excessive Gaming, Risk Factors and Warning Signs. More
  • Generation Next: Developing Willpower in Young People – Interview with Andrew Fuller. More
  • Griffith University: VIDEO | A new tool for measuring child wellbeing. More
  • Student Wellbeing Hub: Building hope and resilience during extraordinary times of change. More
  • YChats: Noelle Martin’s fight against Deepfakes. More

THE EARLY YEARS

  • Australian Catholic University: Kids Central tools and resources. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: My Sensory Hand activity to build a sensory guide of comfort to enhance the feeling of safety. More
  • Australian Childhood Foundation: Activity alphabet | activities for families to share at home. Preschool age | Primary school age
  • Child Trends: Brief on family instability and children’s social development. More
  • eSafety Commissioner: Big Ted’s tech tips for 2020: good online habits start early. More
  • Generation Next: Children’s grief through the lens of The Lion King. More
  • Gowrie VIC & ECA: In their shoes, online resource to teach empathy. More
  • Lifecourse Centre: Early Childhood Literacy Fact Sheet. More
  • Raising Children: Activity Guide – Museum activities for young children. More
  • Raising Children: Comprehensive portal focused on First 1000 Days. More
  • Raising Children: Supporting children aged 2 – 5 years during disaster news and distressing news events. More
  • RWJF: Evidence-based recommendations for early childhood beverages. More

TEENS & TWEENS

  • ACF: Magnetic mindfulness for young people. More
  • AMF: Media Literacy Lab, digital learning for students aged 12 to 16 – teaching a generation to fact check. More
  • CaringLife: a platform for record keeping of children’s memories within the OOHC sector. More
  • CEBC: Program overview, Too good for drugs. Target ages 11-14. More
  • Child Trends: Clear & common definitions of terms encountered by practitioners serving youth. More
  • CREATE Foundation: Child-centred complaints handling – best practice guide. More
  • CREATE Foundation: Go Your Own Way kt for young people starting to plan for their transition to independence. More
  • CREATE Foundation: Poster to guide language use when working with young people. More
  • CREATE Your Future: Free mobile app – Sortli is your guide to becoming an adult, designed by young people, for young people. More
  • eSafety Commissioner: Online safety for young people. More
  • Generation Next: How to help young people, according to young people. More
  • Get Ready Queensland: interactive online game which challenges Queensland kids to prepare for future disasters and severe weather. More
  • Whitlam Institute: What Matters?  – a catalyst for young thinkers to develop a perspective on where society is heading. More