LDN Filmmakers was built around a content partnership that the marketing campaigns team commissioned between the Mayor of London and Digital Cinema Media. The project gave 40 young people aged 15 – 22 years old, some of whom have been directly affected by youth violence, the opportunity to make their own short films about growing … Continue reading LDN Filmmakers
The aim of this project is to assess the extent to which planning policies across UK nations can be considered 'child-friendly' with relation to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Download the full report here (Nov 2019).
Join us for a day of playing, games and story-telling at Pepys Resource Centre. Deptford. We are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the signing of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention has 54 articles that cover all aspects of a child’s life and set out the rights that all children … Continue reading Play Celebration Saturday 23rd November 2019 10am to 4pm
Play England, the Playwork Foundation and International Play Association England are delighted to have joined forces to publish a Manifesto for Play, ahead of the General Election on 12th December. The Manifesto, based on a consultation with children’s professionals, calls on Britain’s political parties to include Leadership, Legislation and Investment in children’s play in their … Continue reading A Manifest for Play: Policy Proposals for Children’s Play in England
Michael Morpugo gives a beautiful analysis of what is ailing children today: Childhood really should be the happiest days of our children's lives," writes Michael Morpurgo. "But for so many of them today it is not". Michael Morpurgo reflects on the damage being caused to increasing numbers of children by stress and anxiety. He makes … Continue reading The happiest days of your life …
... severe air pollution can speed up neurodegeneration when the brain is at the peak of its development — during childhood. This is the story of how we continue to poison our children’s brains and cut their lives short. Read full article here. The Conversation 26th September 2019