Family and Community

Family & Community practice materials include resources used by practitioners to support families and communities. It currently focuses on advice contributed by organisations to assist people in their practice, however we are actively seeking examples of resources used directly with families and communities. If you have materials you are able to share, please let us know by contacting us at contact@exchangewales.org

  • Pause, Play, Fast-Forward

    Pause, Play, Fast-Forward: The Journey of Children in Wales offers a unique way to reach children and young people directly, speaking in their language to help raise awareness of The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). As the book was written by our young volunteers, it presents children’s rights in their… Read More

  • How involving children and young people can positively transform your service 

    It’s important that services understand young people and their priorities in order to provide the best support. Peer Power has develop a series of resources to help this services collaborate with young people to co-create, build relationships, connect, and create lasting positive change…

  • Online training resources – UN Convention on the Rights of the Child 

    These online training videos, aimed at professionals, were produced by the Centre for Children’s Rights and will provide an introductory overview of the UNCRC…

  • Participation for protection resources

    These resources were designed by children (alongside the Centre for Children’s Rights) for children to help explain what violence is and how to get help if they experience it…

  • Child-friendly version on human rights and the environment

    This document created in collaboration between Queen’s University Belfast and the UN is a child-friendly version of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment and Mr John H Knox’s report on ‘Children’s Rights and the Environment’…

  • The World’s Largest Lesson – Introduction 

    A link to the ‘The World’s Largest Lesson’ website, a scheme that is in partnership with UNICEF and Unesco which aims to teach children all over the world about the Global Goals…

  • Child Rights Education toolkit 

    This toolkit designed for governments, NGOs and human rights practitioners defines child rights education and the child rights approach as well as explaining the range of contexts where child rights education can take place…

  • Embedding children rights in your setting

    Following on from the success of our Foundation Phase lesson plans, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales have a created an activity pack and training resource for Early Years settings…

  • Understanding and supporting mental health in infancy and early childhood

    UNICEF UK and the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development & Learning (PEDAL), have developed a resource to support local areas in a shared understanding of mental health in infancy and early childhood…

  • Voice of the Infant: best practice guidelines and infant pledge 

    Co-produced by a short-life working group, on behalf of the Infant Mental Health Implementation and Advisory Group, which is part of the Scottish Government’s Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Programme Board…