The Importance of Child Development During Lockdown

With the UK in a second national lockdown, returning to life as we once knew it seems even further away. Other than our day-to-day routine being interrupted, the pandemic has also taken its toll on children's development. Although schools have remained open during the second lockdown, a recent Ofsted report suggests that children's basic social skills, like being able to use a knife and fork, have been significantly impacted over the course of the initial lockdown.

The Freedom Babbleon, an online event celebrating freedom and free speech to take place this Saturda

The East London-based education charity WORLDwrite is organising a pioneering live event: The Freedom Babbleon on Saturday 19th December. After a year of restrictions and regulations, the idea is to put freedom back on the map as the precondition for a decent life. On Saturday 19th December, 100 contributors over 8 hours, for 4 minutes a piece will share their take on why freedom is essential for humanity to thrive. An awesome line up from all walks of life, including writers, activists, academics, singers, comedians, and volunteers will share their hot tips, tales, texts and songs to inspire a love of liberty.