This year’s Playday will take place on Wednesday 1 August. To celebrate 31 years of Playday this year’s theme is children’s right to play. Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) says that every child has the right to play. The Playday 2018 theme aims to: Support communities to … Continue reading Playday 2018 theme announced
Are the number of deaths in the last few days and months waking people to the crisis in the lives of young people in London? It's obvious to anyone involved on a day to day basis that young people are being squeezed out and are suffering from the policies which deprive them of a place … Continue reading A Crisis of Care?
Today thousands of school children and their families are taking to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that they end gun violence and mass shootings in their schools. There are 842 other protests listed to take place around the world. Blogger Umair Haque wrote in January this … Continue reading March for our lives
Andria Zafirakou, an arts and textiles teacher from Alperton community school in Brent, north-west London, was presented with the fourth annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher prize in Dubai on Sunday. When asked what she will do with the prize money, she said: “I’m going to be patient, I’m going to reflect, but as you know … Continue reading Global Teacher prize winner is an arts and textiles teacher from London