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2ndAugust 2022

Place Standard Tool for Children and Young People – sharing thinking about their place

02.08.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

New versions of the Place Standard tool have been developed for children and for young people.  These tools are based on the core Place Standard tool but the theme names, questions and prompts have been adapted to be more accessible and appropriate for younger users. Find out more here.

21stJuly 2022

10th Child in the City World Conference 5-7 October 2022 Dublin, Ireland

21.07.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

How can we connect children and cities, disciplines and professionals to make better urban spaces for children from all backgrounds? What can we do to protect our children from past mistakes? How can we connect children to urban greenery to improve their health especially during lockdowns? Find out more here, with early bird registration here.

17thMay 2022

The Children’s Parliament – Climate Changemakers impact report

17.05.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

The Children’s Parliament have announced the release of their Climate Changemakers impact report  (March 2022).  This report captures the journey from their work from October 2020 to February 2022.  Reflecting on experiences, this report highlights the process, learnings, reflections and impact so far, as well as recommendations for the future [...]

12thJanuary 2022

Planning for and with children and young people – FREE seminar in February

12.01.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Play Scotland and A Place in Childhood are offering an invitation to this discussion to help inform responses from the sector to the National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) draft, released by Scottish Government in November 2021. NPF4 is not about just about a revised planning system, it sets a vision [...]

12thJanuary 2022

Do your children get 2 hours outdoors play each day?

12.01.22|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , |

Finding Nature News have shared this comment piece in the Metro (2 January 2022):  Children need two hours of outdoor play a day, even in winter, says parenting expert. The author includes practical recommendations for ways to get kids off screens and outside. Shared with permission of the Children & [...]

12thJanuary 2022

Children and young people’s views sought for open space and play consultation

12.01.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |

Play Scotland are seeking your views on the consultation for Open Space Strategies and Play Sufficiency Assessments Regulations, particularly if you work with children and young people. Alongside the online consultation, tailored consultation packs suitable for children and young people are available on request.  Children and young people can also [...]