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Action Researcher announced for ‘Virtually There’

With the new school year well underway the ‘Virtually There’ project continues in nine participating schools in Northern Ireland and Kids’ Own are delighted to announce action researcher Bryonie Reid of Quarto Collective has joined this exciting phase. Over the next three years Bryonie will be conducting research to investigate the impact of the project on all participants: artists, teachers and children as par
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Job Opportunity: Kids’ Own Project Manager

Kids’ Own has an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to lead on the delivery of a number of our flagship projects. These include the Virtually There project, which runs in 13 schools across Ireland and Northern Ireland, and the implementation of documentation and regional initiatives as part of our management of the Arts in Education Portal. Kids’ Own is a national children’s arts organisation and publ
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Children’s Voices: Are we listening? – Guest speakers & presenters

Round table discussion – November 8th, 10.30am – 4pm  Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership, as part of its 20-year anniversary celebrations, will host 2 days of sectoral activities, in partnership with Dublin Book Festival and The Ark, exploring the value of publishing with children, and interrogating how we can support children to be seen and heard within our literature, culture and society. Through a series of pr
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Children’s voices: Are we listening?

8th & 9th November 2017 Kids’ Own Publishing Partnership, as part of its 20-year anniversary celebrations, will host 2 days of sectoral activities, in partnership with Dublin Book Festival and The Ark, exploring the value of publishing with children, and interrogating how we can support children to be seen and heard within our literature, culture and society. With the ambitious vision of current policy to reach a
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‘Making Books, Sharing Stories’ social inclusion week workshops

Kids’ Own offers this special programme of workshops, as part of social inclusion week in County Mayo, for school children and families, exploring themes of being, belonging and place, through book-making, artwork and story-telling with writer Mary Branley and artist Vanya Lambrecht-Ward. The workshops will take place in the Kids’ Own Travelling Library, which will tour to Ballina, Belmullet and Castlebar during soci
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Kids’ Own participates in Biennial of Children’s Books in Belgium

In May, we were delighted to attend Motamo, an international biennial exhibition of children’s books, in Belgium. This unique event offers a platform for the presentation of books by children from many different countries, our own included! Through this event we are also forging new international partnerships, with a view to developing long-term collaboration
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“Children’s Voices: Are We Listening?” – Sectoral Event at The Ark, Nov 2017

As part of our 20-year anniversary celebrations, Kids’ Own, in partnership with Dublin Book Festival and The Ark, will host a 2-day sectoral event, exploring the value of publishing with children, and interrogating how we can support children to be seen and heard within our literature, culture and society? Wed 8 November: Round table discussion (10.30am – 4pm) Chair: Martin Drury Guest speakers: TBC Through a series
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‘Virtually There’ Opportunity for Action Researcher

Kids’ Own is pleased to invite applications from suitably qualified individuals for the role of ‘Virtually There’ Action Researcher. Kids’ Own seeks an Action Researcher to join the ‘Virtually There’ project, which takes place in Northern Ireland. This is a long-term piece of work, running until 2020.
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“Tales to Tell” – book-making & visual literacy workshop for 10- 12 year olds

We are delighted to announce a new four-day book-making and visual literacy workshop for 10- 12 year olds with artist Vanya Lambrecht Ward at the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio this August. A unique four-day workshop inspired by the work of artist Eddie Rafferty – currently on display at the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio. This is a special exploration of the power of artwork and visual media to tell our ow
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