Children and young people

  1. We’ve been thinking about the ‘art of co-production’ and learning more about the use of theatre to co-produce ideas, projects, and even change the law!

    Case Study: Theatrical Co-production

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  2. Read all about the great work they are doing to bring young people experiencing homelessness together through the beautiful game.

    Case Study: Centrepoint Sport

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  3. Andreas shared some stories and bits of advice that come from working as a music therapist.

    Interview: Andreas Rosenboom, Music Therapist

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  4. We sat down with Dr. Margaret Lobo, founder of the Otakar Kraus Music Trust to find out how she was inspired to work with others to find their voice.

    Interview: Dr. Margaret Lobo, Otakar Kraus Music Trust

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  5. Video: Case Study: Otakar Kraus Music Trust

  6. We summarise the New Economic Foundation’s report which makes a forceful case for localised money flows; money spent with locally rooted companies is more likely to go to local suppliers and thus the local economy.

    Report: Social Care a Local Economic Solution for the West Midlands

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  7. Ideas Hub Round Up

    All the stories published on the Ideas Hub last month, in case you missed them!

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  9. This is thought to be the first nursery co-located in a care home in the UK, where residents and children share space, activities and snacks.

    Case study: A nursery in a care home

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  10. Wellington College became the first school in the UK to launch a course in happiness and wellbeing.

    Case study: Teaching happiness at Wellington College

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  11. MAC-UK has been a pioneering force in young people’s mental health services since 2008 and they continue to grow from strength to strength.

    Case study: MAC-UK

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  12. Video: ‘I’m Controlling It’ – The Diabetes Project

  13. We interviewed Pat Carrington, principal of City College in Peterborough, and Julie Bennett, senior manager of Day Opportunities.

    Interview: Day Opportunities – City College Peterborough

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  14. We look at a report challenging our understanding of mental health services for young people.

    Report: What good could look like in psychological services for young people

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  15. The wonderful story of a care leaver helping others to have a Christmas to remember.

    Case study: The Christmas Dinners

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  16. Own 2 Feet Living is a brilliant example of young people doing things their way.

    Case study: Own 2 Feet Living

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  17. We check out Pramdepot, a great community-led recycling project helping new mums.

    Case study: Pramdepot

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  18. We interview Lucie Stephens from NEF who is helping to expand the options for co-operative childcare in the UK.

    Interview: Lucie Stephens, New Economics Foundation

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  19. We take a look at a co-operative model of childcare where parents and professionals are working in partnership.

    Case study: Scallywags – a parent partnership nursery

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  20. We look at a co-designed project where live artists visit family homes and tackle stressful moments with under 5s head-on.

    Case study: Creative Homes – more play less stress

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  21. An interview with Kate Fitzhugh of Stockport Family, a fully integrated children’s services based on restorative practice.

    Interview: Kate Fitzhugh, Stockport Family

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  22. We look at how the Stockport Family programme transformed, integrated and a refocused a set of statutory services around empowerment.

    Case study: Stockport Family

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  23. A look at ADCS’ report ‘Pillars and Foundations’, which is a think piece examining next practice in the Children’s Sector.

    Report: Pillars and Foundations – Next practice in Children’s Services

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  24. Helen Sharp reflects on ‘Drugs, hopes and dreams’, a report describing how to use appreciative inquiry on a therapeutic level.

    Report: Drugs, hopes and dreams

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  25. A look at how to ask the right questions in commissioning.

    Blog: Questions, questions…

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