News & Events

Jul 13, 2019

MakEY at the ‘Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacy’ Conference

The ‘Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacy’ Conference, held in Manchester on 7 th and 8 th March, 2019, was the final project conference for MakEY. The delegates, all 184 of them, came from all over the world, and there was a… Read More

Dec 6, 2018

Newsletter 3

Oct 15, 2018

Library Makerspaces for Young Children: A National Conference

This conference,organised by the University of Sheffield in collaboration with the Libraries Taskforce, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will share the outcomes of a project in which Library Services in three authorities (Barnley, Sheffield and SouthTyneside) offered makerspace workshops for children aged… Read More

Aug 7, 2018

Newsletter 2

Aug 3, 2018

Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacies: An International Conference

Sponsored by the Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, COST Action ‘DigiLitEY’ and H2020 Project ‘MakEY‘. KEYNOTES LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE AT KEYNOTE A here KEYNOTE B here KEYNOTE C here KEYNOTE D here KEYNOTE E here   This exciting conference will… Read More

Mar 19, 2018

MakEY@DigiLitEY Training

On 7th-8th March, MakEY hosted, at the Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences, the DigiLitEY Training School for EU PhD students and early career researchers. Through academic presentations and makers’ workshops, the attendees learnt about the possibilities offered by makerspaces… Read More

Jan 22, 2018

MakEY Survey

The project team has produced a survey relating to makerspaces in the early years. Available here

Dec 8, 2017

MakEY@ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

  MakEY joined the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences with a workshop held in the Sheffield Children’s Central Library. The children were busy exploring, creating and communicating with emojis in 2D and 3D to develop light/ shadow theatres; they had the opportunity… Read More

Nov 21, 2017

Third Network Meeting

Report on Meeting 3 – 11th – 13th June, 2018  The host for the third meeting was Aarhus University. The first two days of the meeting involved all countries updating each other on progress made on the projects, focusing on… Read More

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