Measuring the long-term social and economic value of investing in children

Childonomics is a research project aimed at developing a tool to determine the long-term social and economic return of investing in children. The tool will include an economic model informed by the costs of different services and approaches to supporting children and families in vulnerable situations. By using existing longitudinal data it will explore expected … Continue reading Measuring the long-term social and economic value of investing in children

A Manifest for Play: Policy Proposals for Children’s Play in England

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