Research staff

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Two things stand out compared to a century ago:

  • Most women now work outside the home.
  • In Britain 70% of mothers with 9-12 month old babies now do some paid work.

This compares to only 25% twenty-five years ago.

Family eating breakfast

Research areas

Our research team specialises in areas including children and family relationships, children at risk on the streets and children's well-being.

Good Childhood Conversations

People participating in a Good Childhoo ConversationThe Good Childhood Conversations are local, community events that bring people together to discuss the issues and pressures facing young people today.

Questions raised include:

Worship resources

Prayer is a place where we meet God.


All our training is delivered by skilled trainers experienced in working with children and young people and is grounded in up-to-date research and practice.


The Children's Society has been providing consultancy across children's services through our network of projects for over a decade.

Youth Groups

Youth Groups

Holding a Christingle Celebration is a great way to get everyone together at this special time of year. The Christingle related activities and challenges are not only a great way to engage young people in the themes of the celebration but they can also contribute towards badge work.

Art and Design & Technology

Art and Design & Technology

Christingle is a great opportunity to be creative. Here are some ideas for your Art and Technology lessons.

Religious Education

Religious Education

Christingle is an easy and memorable introduction to the Christian Faith. Whether you want to hold a Christingle in your class or use it as a way to explain Christianity, we have resources to help you.