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We are working on a project to produce a Netflix-style digital library with a wide variety of workout videos that will be mainly used in PE lessons by girls aged 13-16 who are disengaged from the traditional PE offer. We're looking to appoint a partner who will work with us from the outset to ensure the platform is built on insight, as well as establishing the evaluation framework and revisiting this to assess impact.

We are working on a a Netflix-style digital library with a wide variety of workout videos aimed at girls aged 13-16 who are disengaged from the traditional PE offer. We're looking to appoint a partner or partners who will work with us to create and manage the digital platform and produce high quality content to go on it.

Last week, we were delighted to be part of the judging of OLEV's Eco-Innovators competition. We were joined by experts from across the EV sector, from organisations such as National Grid, RAC Foundation, Living Streets, as well as Charlotte Smith, 12 year old EV campaigner who founded EV Thank You.

As a leading education consultancy for behaviour change programmes, we design our campaigns to be as inclusive as possible. Nowhere is this more important than in our STEM programmes, where we consistently work to tackle the disparity between the number of male and female students who choose to study STEM subjects and pursue careers within these industries.

England’s Cricket World Cup triumph, a new Prime Minister in No. 10 and the Love Island finale. Fair to say, it’s been an eventful summer.

 The Hopscotch office has been no exception, with several major launches and projects delivered in already. In early July we helped launch Vodafone’s new nationwide competition for schools - the Digital Creators’ Challenge.

Wednesday sees the launch of the Conscious Advertising Network (CAN) of which Hopscotch are a founding member. We played a key role leading the working group on children's wellbeing in advertising. CAN is a voluntary movement of over 30 organisations, and 50 experienced industry players, supported by ISBA in the UK.

As the days get shorter and it gets colder, choosing to jump in the car for school drop off rather than walking or cycling seems an obvious choice. However, this decision results in 254,000 car trips a day in London, of which one third could be walked in under 25 minutes! With Sadiq Khan labelling the toxic air pollution in London a ‘major public health crisis’ requiring ‘bold action’, we were interested to hear the views of young people on this matter at Transport for London’s recent STARS seminar series.

Education is at the heart of everything we do and so we watched the Autumn 2018 Budget closely. As expected, education funding was discussed. We also heard about other issues our work covers – employability, apprenticeships and young people’s mental health.

Did you know that by 12 months old some babies demonstrate attempts to soothe people who seem distressed[1]? Yet a survey by YouGov reported that 51% of people think empathy has declined in the UK[2].

With the summer holidays upon us, The Year of Engineering is keeping up its 12 month campaign of activity, making sure children have STEM front of mind even when school is out ...

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