Pikin to Pikin Tork: a radio educational programme

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In March 2015 we launched a new educational radio programme in Sierra Leone to enhance children’s social, numeracy, literacy and life skills. Radio is a medium of education that both minimises the risk of Ebola transmission and allows larger numbers of beneficiaries to be reached.

Children on autism Walking Together on the Same Path

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Young Adults of the Tu Y Yo programme, an autism awareness outreach project to Spanish-speaking immigrants in Chicago, put the emphasis on being different rather than having a disability. Recently they and the children on autism participated in the UN #DrawDisability contest.

A list of three techniques to do research with children

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Although the common tool used in research is the questionnaire survey, it is not so relevant when we want to listen to the voices of children. Completing a pen and paper survey tool is fine for adults but inadequate for children, who need child-friendly types of techniques to express their thoughts and give open and honest responses.

3 things to know to start a radio development programme

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After months of working on a new programme with our partners in Sierra Leone to bring appropriate support to Ebola-affected children, our pilot educational radio programme Pikin-to-Pikin Tork will be released early April.