Learn for Real, Holford Drive Sports HUB 5 March

Join CQ Members, supporters and guests at Holford Drive Sports HUB in Perry Barr for ‘Learn for Real’ – a series of peer learning events looking at our members’ outstanding practice and experience. Holford Drive is a Community Sports Hub which aims to improve the health and well being of the local community through the provision…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real in Dudley, 13 February

Join other CQ Members, supporters and guests at Sycamore Adventure in Dudley for ‘Learn for Real’ – a series of peer learning events looking at our members’ outstanding practice and experience. Sycamore Adventure is a successful social enterprise and an award-winning adventure playground situated in an area of significant deprivation in North Dudley.  More than…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real – Birchfield, 23 January

Discover Access to Arts, Heritage and Culture (ATHAC) at their Grosvenor Studios base in Birchfield.  Set up in 2004 to break down the barriers facing disabled children and families to participation in and enjoyment of cultural and arts activities, ATHAC is a social enterprise dedicated to the enrichment of the lives of disabled children, young…Read moreRead more

It Takes A Village, Birmingham Nov 20 9.30-12.30

introducing asset based commissioning and community investment… It Takes a Village… is Children’s Quarter third annual conference.  We’re focusing on making more of what we share – community assets: families, networks, communities, grassroots groups and schools – making the whole community a classroom.  The event takes place at Edgbaston Community Centre, Woodview Drive, Birmingham B15…Read moreRead more

Suicide Prevention Training, Birmingham 17 Oct

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people in the UK.  At increased risk: disabled children and young people; those who are excluded and feel isolated from society including through autism, mental health or other special needs.  This half-day workshop is aimed at practitioners who come into regular contact with young people but who aren’t…Read moreRead more

Youth Work Introductory Training, Birmingham

Explore personal and professional motivations for working with young people; what is ‘youth work’, our values and working with groups. Suitable for individuals who are working with young people in informal spaces. This course runs as Six Sessions during October and November 2019 Wednesday 16 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm Wednesday 23 Oct 6.30pm – 9pm…Read moreRead more

Creating a Cooperative Consortium 3 Oct

Children’s Quarter members and guests meet on 3 October at the John Lewis Community Hub in Birmingham to plan future consortium working. The agenda includes: an update on Short Breaks in Birmingham and other West Midlands authorities a brief introduction to Children’s Quarter proposals for asset-based commissioning discussion of working to members’ strengths and prospects…Read moreRead more

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief Training, Birmingham 26 Sept

Training presented by Children’s Quarter and Our Place on Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief (CALFB) at All Saints Youth Project behind All Saints Centre 2 Vicarage Road B14 7RA; 9am-3pm on 26 September.  Fee is  £30 for members and supporters of Children’s Quarter and £50 for non-members.   You can join Children’s Quarter from…Read moreRead more

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