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Workshop

Online Workshop on Child Leadership

(in collaboration with architecture, design and art collective Assemble). Join us in exploring child-leadership, where we are sharing our expertise from the last 10 years. In the workshop you will discover what child leadership means and how to facilitate it within arts and heritage.

27 September 2021

27 September 2021

Turner Contemporary Rendezvous, Margate, Kent CT9 1HG
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Online Workshop on Child Leadership

(in collaboration with architecture, design and art collective Assemble)

Join us in exploring child-leadership, where we are sharing our expertise from the last 10 years.

In the workshop you will discover what child leadership means and how to facilitate it within arts and heritage.

Hear from Turner Contemporary staff and Assemble who will give a unique insight into the process behind delivering a child led project.

Receive a 70-page manual which provides a detailed toolkit to support a child led approach and which is limited to participants at this event.

Find out about the long running project ‘Pioneering Places’, which is concluding with a major new public artwork by Conrad Shawcross commissioned by children.

Discuss your own thoughts around child led participation and workshop your ideas for events you can deliver in your organisation.

27 September 2021, 10am to 12.30pm

Tickets are limited to only 26 places. Book your ticket here.

Schedule – Monday 27 September 2021

10:00

Welcome and introduction to Turner Contemporary’s pioneering work in child leadership. Introduction to speakers.

10:05

Activity: Creative ice breaker, linking to relinquishing of control in relation to child leadership

10:15

Presentation on Assemble’s work in the child-led space. Audience will be asked to post questions in the chat.

10:30

Q&A

10:40

Presentation: Detailed overview of Turner Contemporary’s project Pioneering Places, including short films and images showcasing the children involved at various stages of the project.

10:55

Q&A. Questions taken from chat and audience.

11:05

Break.

During the break each participant will be asked to think of a benefit for their organisation in running a child led project.

11:20

Presentation and activity: The audience will be introduced to the toolkit, what it includes and how to use it, as well as how to structure a child-led session or programme. Other topics that will be covered include the practicalities of delivering a child led-event and discussing any worries or concerns there may be about putting it into practice.

11:50

Break out room discussions will be held on how to facilitate a child led event in your organisation. Discussions will include: building the framework, how to engage, what questions to ask, and what the outcome could be.

12:05

Feedback: A spokesperson from each room will feedback on the events discussed by each group.

12:20

Final thoughts and film of children speaking about their experience of Pioneering Places to be shown.

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