Hestia Team Hosting the Think Tank “Participatory Process for Identifying Policy-relevant Research Questions in Child Protection”

During a session celebrated on May 4 in Groningen, the Netherlands, the researchers of Hestia presented findings from their NORFACE-funded project that are highly relevant for the development of child protection policy. The Think Tank was attended by the Alderman for Youth, Mattias Gijsbertsen, and a group of 12 policy makers from the Municipality of Groningen. … More Hestia Team Hosting the Think Tank “Participatory Process for Identifying Policy-relevant Research Questions in Child Protection”

Child Care Costs and Quality – What Britain can Learn from its Northern Neighbors

When Britons stare at the blue dot on their pregnancy test, the first question that springs to mind might not be “Do you think it’ll be a boy or a girl?” As childcare in Britain is ranked among the most expensive in the world, probably the first thing that comes to their minds is, “How … More Child Care Costs and Quality – What Britain can Learn from its Northern Neighbors

HESTIA Winter School on “Youth, Society and Policy: Bridging the Gap between Research, Policy and Practice”

The HESTIA research team hosted the Winter School “Youth, Society and Policy: bridging the gap between research, policy and practice” at the University of Groningen (29 February to 4 March 2016). The purpose of this winter school was to share knowledge, new insights and ideas for the development of the area of child and family … More HESTIA Winter School on “Youth, Society and Policy: Bridging the Gap between Research, Policy and Practice”

Project HESTIA to host symposium on “International Responses to the Historic Abuse of Children in Care” at EUSARF conference

The European Scientific Association on Residential & Family Care for Children and Adolescents is helding a conference on “Shaping the Future. Connecting Knowledge and Evidence to Child Welfare Practice” in Oviedo, Spain, from September 13-16, 2016. The EUSARF conference has become one of the most important meeting points in the world for researchers, practitioners and … More Project HESTIA to host symposium on “International Responses to the Historic Abuse of Children in Care” at EUSARF conference