Mother House Studios reaches its funding target

Congratulations to Mother House Studios on achieving their funding target and more, reaching almost £50,000 by the deadline of 20th December. Their aim is to open Mother House studios in Deptford. The Mother House was conceived and establishes by the Procreate Project CIC. The model aims to help artists who are mothers,  creatives, freelancers and entrepreneurs, providing an inspiring space to … Continue reading Mother House Studios reaches its funding target

Looked after children’s views on their well-being in 2017

Over the past five years, the University of Bristol and Coram Voice, have been developing the Bright Spots programme, which helps local authorities better understand the well-being of the children in care. Official statistics provide only a partial picture of children in care. Data focuses on areas such as where children live, how many moves … Continue reading Looked after children’s views on their well-being in 2017

Quality of Childhood meeting in the EU Parliament

The Alliance for Childhood European Network Group held one of its quarterly meetings in the European Parliament in Brussels on 4th December. Guest speakers were representatives of the Dutch Janusz Korczak Association. Helma Brouwers gave an outline of  Korczak's life and his work as an educationalist. His first breakthrough came when he realised that he … Continue reading Quality of Childhood meeting in the EU Parliament

A handbook on child-responsive urban planning

Shaping urbanisation for children: A handbook on child-responsive urban planning (UNICEF May 2018) This publication from UNICEF calls all urban stakeholders to invest in child-responsive urban planning, recognising that cities are not only drivers of prosperity, but also of inequity. Through 10 Children’s Rights and Urban Planning principles, the handbook presents concepts, evidence, tools and promising … Continue reading A handbook on child-responsive urban planning