During the course of the six years Open Sesame, has explored and tested ways of working that could support future integrated working between children and family services in education, childcare and health, and the cultural sector. This report provides an excellent set of tools for other organisations doing the same.
As part of a broader piece of research on Early Years, arts, culture and creativity in London, Bridge Organisation, A New Direction, commissioned the creative teaching and training network Earlyarts to produce a summary of high-quality resources available to support the cultural education workforce with advocating for the importance of their work with early years.
ArtPlay is a unique arts provider for children in Australia providing a permanent home for children’s art and play, and making an important non-school contribution to the artistic, creative and cultural development of the City of Melbourne as a child-friendly city. This report is the result of research into the impact it had on children and families who attended.