Network Children’s Rights Austria organizes 9x one-hour “lunch breaks” with 18 speakers by the end of school for the special report “Corona and the rights of the child”
We are now deliberately taking a break from the mumbling. During our nine “lunch breaks”, we examine with experts how children and young people were doing in all areas of life during the Corona pandemic. The next question will be what policy measures are needed in the short, medium and long term? We must not continue to forget young people and then pretend that Corona and the lessons learned from it never existed.
Elisabeth Schaffelhofer-Garcia Marquez, Austrian Network for Children’s Rights
Vienna (OTS) – At 12:00 sharp on Monday, May 9, 2022, the new “Lunch Break” online lecture series will begin. Over the next two months, when the pandemic has subsided, the Austrian Child Rights Network is organizing nine one-hour online “lunch breaks” by the end of school: 18 speakers will light on the situation of all 0-18 year olds during and after Corona. Health, education, violence, employment, disabilities, poverty, flight and migration are just some of the topics. All dates and speakers are listed below.
“We are now deliberately taking a break so as not to mumble. During our nine ‘lunch breaks’ we examine with experts how children and young people were doing in all areas of life during the corona pandemic. The next The question will be what policy measures are needed in the short, medium and long term?We must not continue to forget young people and then act as if Corona and the lessons learned from it never happened. explains Elisabeth Schaffelhofer-Garcia Marquez of the Child Rights Network.
Media, politicians, organizations as well as interested persons are invited to announce the lecture series online and to participate in the “lunch break”. After registration under firstname.lastname@example.org will receive a ZOOM link.
The presentations, reports and research findings published in the “Lunch Break” online lecture series form the basis of the “Special Report on Coronavirus and the Rights of the Child”. This report is funded by the Ministry of Social Affairs and will be presented to the public in autumn 2022. Children and young people themselves are assigned a key role in terms of co-management and will discuss, assess and evaluate the results.
List of all dates, topics and speakers:
Monday, May 9, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “How are the children? – The effects of the corona pandemic on elementary schools”
Viktoria Miffek, MSC, Managing Director of EduCare
2) “How, when and where have students been involved in political decision-making during the pandemic?”
Susanna Öllinger, spokesperson for the federal school
Monday, May 16, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “Student learning and well-being under Covid 19 conditions”
emer.Univ.-Prof. doctor doctor Christiane Spiel, Institute for Developmental and Educational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna
2) “Mental health and CoVid-19 in children and adolescents”
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Paul Plener, MHBA, Head of the University Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital
Monday, May 23, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “Violence happens in secret – even more so during a pandemic”
Mag.a Hedwig Wölfl, Managing Director and Technical Director of the child protection organization die möwe
2) “Education and career in times of Corona”
Mag. Renate Belschan-Casagrande and Mag. Thomas Moldaschl, AK Vienna – Department of Apprenticeship Training and Educational Policy
Thursday, June 2, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “Lockdown Generation – Children and young people as a neglected group in times of pandemic”
Mag.a Maria Lettner, consultant for child and youth policy at the Federal Youth Council
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Thursday, June 9, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “On the situation of boys and girls with disabilities in the COVID-19 pandemic”
Mag.a Petra Flieger and B.Ed. Sonja Tollinger, board member of Integration Tirol
2) “Experiences from the practice of Saferinternet.at”
DI Barbara Buchegger M.Ed., Educational Director Saferinternet.at, Austrian Institute of Applied Telecommunications (ÖIAT)
Monday, June 13, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “The virus that comes from abroad: (refugee) migration and Corona”
Dr. Judith Kohlenberger, Institute for Social Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
2) “Challenges for children and young people during the corona pandemic”
Birgit Satke, head of the Council on Wire, emergency appeal for children and young people
Thursday June 23, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “Two years of pandemic and not a failure at all? How much is our society able and willing to learn, and why is there a need for independent monitoring of children’s rights in Austria”
Dr. Helmut Sax, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Fundamental and Human Rights
2) “Have we forgotten the psyche coming out of the pandemic? – Psychosocial stress in children and young people in the pan-Austrian survey “Now you speak””
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus, Director of the Sleep and Consciousness Research Laboratory at the Department of Psychology at the University of Salzburg
Monday, June 27, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “Child poverty and the Corona crisis”
ao Univ.Prof. Dr. Karin Heitzmann, MSc., Institute for Social Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
2) “Two sides of the same coin: trauma and post-traumatic growth”
Dr Silvia Exenberger, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, Tirol Kliniken Hall i. Tirol
Monday, July 4, 2022, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
1) “How are parents dealing with the consequences of the pandemic for their children?”
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ulrike Zartler-Griessl, Institute of Sociology, University of Vienna
2) “An overview from the Offices of the Ombudsman for Children and Young People on the effects of the corona pandemic on children and young people”
Dr. Andrea Holz-Dahrenstaedt, child and youth advocate for the Land of Salzburg
“Lunch break”: Corona and children’s rights
Date: 05/09/2022, 12:00 – 13:00
Location: In line
Questions & contacts:
Elisabeth Schaffelhofer-Garcia Marquez