The Manchester Early Years Partnership is delighted to have been longlisted for the Clore Museum Learning Award. Supported by the Clore Duffield Foundation and Art Fund, the Award celebrates quality museum and gallery learning with children and young people (from early years up to the age of 25) in any setting, in or out of school/college. It recognises achievements in learning programmes which develop the skills, knowledge, values and enjoyment of the participants. The single award of £10,000 will be presented in June 2012 .
The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester City Galleries and Manchester Museum (The Manchester Early Years partnership) are working together to develop social, imaginative and playful ways to engage early years children, practitioners and parents. Project strands include;
Participatory early years learning programmes
Targeted partnership programme with providers
Culturebaby; early intervention with under 2s.
‘The early years partnership work that has taken place in Manchester has been an exciting and innovative collaboration that has had significant impact on early years practitioners, children and their families in Manchester.’
(Former Strategic Lead Early Years, Manchester City Council)
The shortlist will be announced on May 14 2012
For more information on the award and the longlist visit www.artfundprize.org.uk