The 10th London Forum meeting will take place from 9 to 11 am on Friday 14th February 2020 in City Hall. Our aim in this meeting is to shine light on the rising occurrence of internet and gaming use with its beneficial as well as potentially damaging and addictive consequences. What do the children and … Continue reading The pros and cons of technology and gaming in childhood
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
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