Positive Childhood “Letting Kids be Kids”1
To raise and sustain the importance of Irish children having a positive childhood, leveraging the collective motivation and contribution of all interested parties, but in particular giving parents a voice on this imperative subject.
It is not about placing blame or pointing fingers, but rather is about looking at what Irish childhood is and how it can be made as positive as possible.
Every citizen of Ireland believes in and supports making childhood in Ireland as positive as possible
To involve every citizen of Ireland to support making childhood in Ireland as positive as possible
We recently surveyed parents on their thoughts about childhood in Ireland, you can take a look at the results and comments here. The Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald and Tom Dunne, Newstalk presenter helped us launch our campaign and we would love everyone to be involved! Each month we will be highlighting different aspects of childhood. Here are the topics we'll be highlighting:
|February||e-Safety including mobile|
|April||Food & nutrition|
|May||Fitness & sport|
|July||Childhood now & then|
|September||Commercialisation of children|
|October||Reading & Books|
We have some great partners who are supporting our Positive Childhood campaign: