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Grand Council Launch of Participatory Democracy in Cardiff

Grand Council Launch of Participatory Democracy in Cardiff

VocalEyes reached a significant milestone on Friday April 27, 2018. A training event for Participatory Democracy Champions from 10 secondary schools in the City of Cardiff took place in the grandeur of Cardiff City Hall. We welcomed almost 60 young people and their teachers on the day. Preparations for the day had gone into high […]

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Supporting Networks, Encouraging Participation

Supporting Networks, Encouraging Participation

Increasingly in this digital age many of us find ourselves working remotely as part of an organisation that is scattered geographically. We may be members of organisations that depend on building networks of people connected by common concerns and values. In my working life I am a trainer for a national network that provides CPD […]

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The Little Boy 2

The Little Boy 2

Today I was reading a wonderful book by Bronwyn Davies, ‘Listening to children’ (2014, Routledge), and this poem from ‘Don’t put Mustard in the Custard’, by Michael Rosen came into my mind: My mum says once I came home from nursery with a sulky look on my face. “What’s the matter?” she said. I said […]

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Talk on “The World of Stories, 0-11 years”

Talk on “The World of Stories, 0-11 years”

A presentation with Sarah from Cover-to-Cover preparing for Sue’s talk on “The World of Stories” at Oystermouth Library on 11 November 2014. This talk is available for other libraries or schools for parents and teachers, so please contact us for more information.

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The Little Boy

The Little Boy

Once there was a little boy and when he was four it was time for him to start school. Each day when he went to school the teacher would tell him stories. He loved the stories – stories about dragons and knights, about giants and wolves, witches and fairies. Stories about goodies and baddies, about […]

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