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The Valuing Children Initiative aims to inspire Australians to value all children, understand that a child’s wellbeing is the shared responsibility of the entire community and ensure children are at the forefront of our considerations. The vision of the Valuing Children Initiative is the creation of a society in which all children can flourish, have a safe, caring and supportive childhood and maximise their potential.

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Connection- relationships ☺️

We often share examples of valuing children- and it’s the VALUE emphasis that is important to humans wellbeing. This video is a great example of the need for human connection 🧡
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BRILLIANT IDEA!

‘Scuba diving classes in a Pilbara pool surfaces hopes of boosting school attendance’

In the Pilbara city of Karratha, police have joined up with scuba diving instructors and the Clontarf academy, in the hopes of tackling juvenile crime and truancy.

The students from the Clontarf program have been given the great opportunity to learn to scuba dive.

But what is the catch? Students need to keep up a school attendance rate of 80% and must also keep out of the justice system.

“They have really put 100 per cent into the course and they are obviously reaping the rewards. They will hopefully go on to achieve further things," – First Class Constable Goddard

To view the whole story, visit: https://abc.net.au/news/2019-09-13/…
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On International Day of Education, VCI met with an inspiring child advocate and Deputy at Piara Waters Primary School, Sian Bakewell to learn more about the #valuingchildren culture at the school. An example of the work to provide children with voice is here! The children's Piara Voices podcast.
Fantastic project for children across the school be part of.
Congratulations - we cant wait to hear more from the children 🧡🏆🙌 #valuingchildrenThey say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but there is much more to health and well-being than just eating fruit! Join us in the second episode of Piara Voices as we take a deep look into both mental and physical health with an interview with PWPS Sport and Health teacher, Ms. Sarah Townse...
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