Recent News

David Morley, President and CEO, UNICEF Canada speaks at the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Lecture at UBC

David Morley spoke at the second annual Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Janusz Korczak, the Father of Children’s Rights: Turning Rights into Action. The event, moderated by Kit Krieger, started with welcoming remarks by Prof. Mark Beauchamp, Associate Dean Research at the Faculty of Education, and was followed by presentations by Bernard Richard, the BC Representative […]

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Coming up: Dr. Janusz Korczak’s Family Tree

Marlena Sęczek from the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences is working on creating the family tree of Dr. Janusz Korczak. The Polish version is almost complete and the English version is expected to be available shortly.

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The King of Children by B. J. Lifton

A new edition of The King of Children by Betty Jean Lifton is due to be published within the next few days. It has been many years since the previous edition. The book is published by Vallentine Mitchell Publishers, as an initiative of the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada with the financial support of the […]

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Little Review (Mały Przegląd) at the 57th Art Biennale in Venice

The Polish Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale features an impressive exhibit by Sharon Lockhart, centering around Janusz Korczak’s “Little Review”. Visit the Exhibit  to enjoy five issues of the English translation of “Little Review” every week until the Biennale closes at the end of November. Wall credits from the entrance to the Polish Pavilion: […]

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Dr. Judith Lynam Presented with the First Janusz Korczak Canadian Social Pediatrics Award

The Janusz Korczak Association of Canada and the Canadian Pediatrics Society Social Pediatrics Interest Group (SPIG) has awarded the inaugural Janusz Korczak Janusz Korczak Canadian Social Pediatrics Award for advancing inter professional and intersectoral relationships to Dr Judy Lynam. The award ceremony concluded the first annual SPIG Summit.  Nearly 50 pediatricians, nurses, public health workers, […]

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The Janusz Korczak Statuette Awarded to Dr. Gilles Julien and Hélène (Sioui) Trudel at the 5th Community Social Pediatrics Symposium in Montreal

Dr. Gilles Julien and Hélène (Sioui) Trudel  were awarded the inaugural Janusz Korczak Statuette established to honour an individual or organization that has taken a leadership role in promoting the rights of children in fields such as pediatrics, social work or child/youth work who has demonstrated a focus on children in vulnerable circumstances, such as […]

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Cindy Blackstock awarded the Janusz Korczak Medal

Cindy Blackstock was awarded the second annual Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy at a moving ceremony  organized in her honour by the BC Representative for Children and Youth office and the Janusz Korczak Association of Canada. The medal was awarded for Cindy’s outstanding contributions towards improving children’s rights in ways that encourage love for […]

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