Education materials and international resources

Documents and Guides

Creating an Environment for Emotional and Social Well-Being (Switzerland, France, the UK, Canada and Belgium) 

This document is profiled to help teachers, students and parents create a positive psycho-social climate in their school as a means to improve school quality and the mental and physical well-being of young people. It is intended for school administrators, teachers, community leaders and members of school health teams.

Positive Discipline Guidelines (International) by Save the Children

This Positive Discipline Manual was adapted by child rights experts with extensive experience in healthy discipline methods along with support from teachers, communities,
government and children. The inclusion of contributions from community level, government, teachers and parents ensures it has been developed for effective use at community level.
This manual builds on the already extensive work Save the Children Fiji has done across Positive Discipline in Fiji and provides easy-to-understand tools for communities into the future.

Initiatives and Programmes

Quality Parenting Initiative In Action (USA) 

This workshop will provide guidance and strategies for supporting children; youth and families through the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI). Emphasis will be on creating an implementation plan and discussing how quality parenting supports positive outcomes.

Parent Engagement & Child Learning Birth to Five: The Getting Ready Project (USA)

Consistent with the focus on making differences in children’s lives, CYFS conducts applied research on childhood education programs, child care services, social-behavioral interventions, family relationships and family-caregiver partnerships. The Getting Ready Project position children for academic success by establishing strong connections between families and schools while striving to improve those schools by preparing and improving their teachers.

Advanced Child Development: Understanding and Comparing Parenting Styles for Raising Children Ages 4-8 (USA) 

This Advanced Child Development lesson presents the different styles of parenting children ages 4-8. The lesson provides the students to compare parenting styles and construct a scenario using these different styles in an effort to determine the positive or negative impact on the child.
ACD-1.4 Apply management, decision-making, and problem-solving processes to accomplish tasks and fulfill responsibilities.
ACD-3.1 Examine physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral domains of human growth and development, ages 4 to 8.
ACD-4.1 Examine roles and responsibilities of the family unit, caregivers, and educators for nurturing children, providing children with a stimulating environment.