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26thOctober 2022

Why is Learning for Sustainability important for children?

26.10.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Take a look at this lovely interactive ThingLink visual and poem ‘flying among the trees’. It captures creative and powerful thoughts from the Children’s Parliament exploration of Learning for Sustainability with children and young people. One of the themed global icons helps us to ‘explore outdoor learning’ from perspective of [...]

26thOctober 2022

Children’s Parliament Investigates: Learning for Sustainability

26.10.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Check out this project report and creative outputs. These share the fantastic work that the Children’s Parliament has been conducting on behalf of Scottish Government to gather views from children, young people and their educators on Learning for Sustainability. There is a children’s report and adult practitioners report.

14thSeptember 2022

Cities with more vegetation mean ‘better health behaviours’ in children

14.09.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]

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 [...]