In partnership with Children 1st, this project explored children’s views of family rules, discipline and punishment, and parental support and guidance.
A growing body of evidence confirms the vital importance of nurture and positive relationships on children’s development. For children in the early years and middle childhood, the environment and relationships that need to be examined are within home and family life.
Starting with whole class workshops and then working more intensively in small groups with an animator, short films were created, exploring:
We worked in three primary schools across Scotland – East Lothian, Glasgow and Clackmannanshire – to get a range of views and opinions.
Children’s Parliament and Children 1st collaborated to host children and key decision makers to premiere the children’s animations and to provide an opportunity for discussion.
Pushing the Boundaries was funded by Awards for All Scotland and delivered in partnership with Children 1st (www.children1st.org.uk)