Author Faculty (Discipline)

Arts

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2014

Book

Child sponsorship: Exploring pathways to a brighter future pp. 317-336

ISBN

9781137309594 (hbk).

ANZSRC / FoR Code

169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified

Reportable Items

B1

Field of Education

09 Society and Culture

Peer Review

Before publication

Staff Classification

Permanent

Abstract

This chapter provides a concise summary of the positive historic features of child sponsorship and notes the emergence of various codes of conduct arising from historic scandals and prior negative publicity. However it calls for continued change and improvement in the sector by suggesting 13 principles including better education for sponsors, greater transparency around the model of sponsorship used, alignment with best practice, promotion of the dignity and agency of the chid and improved public dissemination of program evaluation.

Comments

Used by permission: the authors.

Copyright © Brad Watson and Matthew Clarke 2014

This book may be accessed from the publisher here.

Staff and Students of Avondale College may access this book from Avondale College Library (362.77569 W29).

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