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Continuing to reflect on happiness and social capital

The Office for National Statistics have this month (May 2017) just published another edition of the research generated by The Social Capital Project. The ONS research key indicators of social capital to measure…

International Day of Happiness

Pursuit of happiness is on the global development agenda, but not enough is being done to address learner well-being. UNESCO’s ‘Happy Schools’ framework (pdf) addresses the disparity. The Global Partnership for Education has…

New ways to search in 2017

We do a lot of desk research on the web, to find protocols we can recommend to clients, as well as looking for new material and content for the web sites we produce,…

A Social Business Christmas

Embed from Getty Images Image: Christmas learning from Barcelona Preparing for Christmas we realised that although we have a number of active and complex projects moving ahead into 2017, including more international book…

Motherhood Around the World

Embed from Getty Images Image: Mother and child in Sweden, ready for winter? Joanna Goddard’s U.S. on-line journal, A Cup of Jo, has been publishing a series of articles in recent years about…

Tackling Charity Social Media?

Skillsplatform.org have just published a new, very comprehensive charity social media tookit. The work, by Zoe Amar and David Evans offers the sector a profoundly useful resource to grasp the first principles of…

Greggs and the Environment

The Greggs Foundation environmental grants programme is now open for applications. The fund is especially interested this year in applications from schools, but your project must meet the Foundation criteria for applications. Individual…

Awards for Social Enterprise

If you are a social enterprise active for two years or more, and can meet the published criteria, you can now apply to the Social Enterprise Awards 2016. The application process is now…

Childcare Providers and Wrap-around Care in Schools

In  Children and Young People Now , 07.12.15 – a new announcements on childcare and schools. ‘Childcare providers could be given the right to apply to deliver wraparound care using school facilities…’, Prime…

Inequality in Education,
Turning the Tide

‘The Future of Education in England’ an event at Royal Society for the Arts, London, was held on October 5th 2015 by the Inequality in Education Team. Inequality in Education…turning the tide (IETT)…

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