Blogs from Fellows and the team
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 Nikesh 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...
By Lynne Hindmarch | 8 Jan 2019 |
It’s difficult to focus when you’re hungry. That’s why a child who arrives at school without having had breakfast can be a big problem. They won’t be in the right frame...
By Sara Canullo | 4 Jan 2019 |
Today is the first day of interviews for the 2019 Churchill Fellowships. This is a really exciting time of year for our team. We’ve already read about the candidates&...
By Julia Weston | 24 Dec 2018 |
As we approach the end of 2018, I feel great satisfaction looking back at a hugely successful year. In the past 12 months we continued to build the impact and reach of...
By Helen Hanna | 18 Dec 2018 |
On this International Migrants Day, I find myself reflecting on the problems faced by people who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries – such as...