Blogs from Fellows and the team
By Francesca Sanders | 16 Apr 2019 |
“I feel a lot more optimistic about my future!” This was how a friend of mine responded when I talked to them about the innovative housing models for older people that I...
By Emma Sullivan | 10 Apr 2019 |
Encouraging volunteering among staff forms a core part of many companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies. There’s no shortage of commentary as to why...
By David Stanley | 1 Apr 2019 |
On 15 April, 200 musicians with a learning disability will perform a spectacular, life-changing concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. They will be supported by a...
By Richard Wakelin | 21 Mar 2019 |
As Head of Education in a prison in England, I see the profound impact that education and training can have on the lives of prisoners every day. From the group of young...
By Ellie Griffiths | 11 Mar 2019 |
“Most of our pupils get taken home by the school bus on a Friday and then don’t leave the house until the school bus picks them up again on Monday.” This is something I...
By Clare Canning | 1 Mar 2019 |
Today is self-injury awareness day, and I find myself reflecting on the fact that almost one in four teenage girls in the UK are known to hurt themselves as a way of...
By Kerry Astin | 20 Feb 2019 |
During the eight years when I ran a youth charity in London, I would often find myself thinking about the sustainability of my organisation. When I spoke to friends who...
By Nikish Patel | 15 Feb 2019 |
January is one of the busiest months of the year for the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – and one of the most exciting. This year was no exception. Having whittled...
By Jacqui Jobson | 5 Feb 2019 |
Discrimination and inequality in health and social care settings have been revealed in a recent government survey of LGBTQ people.
By Linda Geddes | 16 Jan 2019 |
Humans evolved on a revolving planet with daily extremes of light and darkness. Our ancestors revered the sun as both a creator and destroyer of life, marking the...