Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief – Training

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief CPD-accredited training in Edgbaston, Birmingham 10am-3pm Thursday 4 July 2019    Abuse linked to a belief in spirit possession and witchcraft can be difficult for professionals to accept, understand and identify.  Yet high profile cases of child cruelty including those of Victoria Climbié, Khyra Ishaq and Kristy Bamu show Child…Read moreRead more

SEND National Crisis – Birmingham 30 May

SEND National Crisis Birmingham Victoria Square 30th May 12-3pm

Children’s Quarter is supporting the SEND Crisis National Day of Action on 30 May in Birmingham. The event has been organised by local parents as part of a national protest against the crisis in school funding facing children with education special needs and disability. The Birmingham event takes place in Victoria Square, Birmingham 12-3pm on…Read moreRead more

Children’s Quarter AGM and Guest Speakers 10 May

Children’s Quarter 2019 AGM is 10am-1.30pm on Friday 10 May at Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH.  As well as the essential business of reviewing the Co-op’s progress, agreeing priorities for the next year and electing a new Board to represent Members between General Meetings, we will be welcoming as our special guests:…Read moreRead more

Board and Exec Meeting 2 May

The last meeting of the current CQ Board and Executive Committee before the AGM on May 10 takes place 10-12 noon on Thursday 2 May; upstairs at the All Saints Centre, Kings Heath. Members can submit motions; or for copies of minutes and agendas; or if you would like to attend – please email Sherri…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real: Focus on Funding 30 April

The next in the series of Learn for Real events focuses on funding success: an opportunity to share and gain tips about funders, grant applications and generating income.   CQ members and supporters are welcome to the event; venue and time to be confirmed; Tuesday 30 April. email Paul if you would like to take part,…Read moreRead more

How the Co-op Works Training 16 April, Kings Heath

Join us  6-7.30pm Tuesday 16 April Upstairs at All Saints Centre, Kings Heath to look at Co-op Values and Principles in practice and how to get involved in the Children’s Quarter. Children’s Quarter is a co-operative of member organisations committed to Co-operative Principles: Voluntary and Open Membership Democratic Member Control Member Economic Participation Autonomy and Independence…Read moreRead more

Sports to Inclusion – 24 Jan 10-12.30, Hamstead Hall

We’re looking into how schools, groups and organisations are making opportunities for inclusion through sport and physical activity. One quarter of Birmingham children and young people are at risk of being left out from the mainstream- through disability, mental health or other needs, and a wide range of other factors; Children’s Quarter members and supporters…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real – 12 December

Meet up with Members at All Saints Centre, Kings Heath on Wednesday 12 December 10-11.30am to discuss creativity in inclusive practice and how to construct sensory environments.  Children’s Quarter Co-op Members: The Glue Collective will be leading a hands-on sensory demonstration; All Saints Youth Project, Parks for Play, Dens of Equality and others will be…Read moreRead more

Schools & Communities – Cooperating for Inclusion Nov 20 Birmingham

Join Tim Brighouse, Mick Waters and Children’s Quarter Member Groups at this event looking at how schools and communities can work together better for vulnerable children.  The Children’s Quarter Co-operative is aiming to develop and launch a charter describing how schools and communities can work together better, at the event on November 20. DOWNLOAD THE…Read moreRead more

Fantastic Free@Last – Learn for Real 27 Sept

Jacqui Rodney-Hayles, Youth Manager at Free@Last hosts the next Children’s Quarter Learning for Real event – a series of informal occasions when we go out and about to find the difference Member organisations make.  Join Jacqui, her colleagues and other CQ Members for breakfast in Nechells: fresh ideas, the inspiring story behind the charity and…Read moreRead more