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The Complete Beginners Guide to ‘Forest Schools’

Over the last decade, the term ‘Forest School’ has likely popped up in a conversation you’ve been involved in. Whether you're vaguely aware of what Forest Schools are, or don't have a clue, this article will give you the full low-down on this engaging, outdoor, education ethos.

Opportunity for all? We have a plan for Greater Manchester

We forecast 200,000 new jobs for the people of Greater Manchester in the next two decades and we need a spatial plan that meets that level of ambition.

Primary pupils connect with their history

Raichael Lock of MEEN on their HLF project with two local schools exploring industrial heritage and the local environment.

Content is King… and Queen and Jack and all the Aces

An opinion piece by Dr Jessica Symons, University of Salford, drawing insight from attendance at a Westminster Media Forum Keynote Seminar: Creative industries in England - regional growth, funding models and policy priorities.

The University of Manchester celebrates making a difference

The University of Manchester’s annual Making a Difference Awards took place on Wednesday 11 May in the University’s Whitworth Hall.

A Taste of Things to Come #jamlaunch

On Friday 13th May 2016 at the Left Bank Cafe, the Jam and Justice team set out their plans for setting up an Action Research Cooperative in Greater Manchester.

 

 

A Young Citizens’ Assembly

Led by the Politics Project, young people are getting the chance to produce their own agenda for Greater Manchester

Welcome to Jam and Justice

Beth Perry introduces....the Jam and Justice Collection.

Laura Ager speaks to Kolyn Amor, contributor to the Gothic Manchester festival

Crafting the Weird at Gothic Manchester Festival 2015

Laura Ager speaks to Kolyn Amor of Salford's Sacred Trinity church about the darker side of Manchester’s cultural scene.

'What comes next?': Manchester tackles global inequality

Deborah Linton explores global inequality and considers the influence of the new Global Development Institute.

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