Hannah Green ran the Families and Care programme at Demos before going to Japan to carry out comparative research on care and families.
Hannah Green was a senior researcher and ran the Families and Care programme at Demos before leaving for Japan. From Japan, Hannah will continue to be involved in comparative projects on care and families.
She was involved in Demos’ public interest consultancy work with the Department for Education and Skills, Local Authorities and County Councils. She was co-author of the following reports: Independent Living: The right to be equal citizens, (Demos 2005) Personalisation and Digital Technologies, (Futurelab 2005) Widening the safety net: learning the lessons of insurance with-rent schemes, (R&SA 2005) The Other Glass Ceiling: the domestic politics of parenting, (Demos 2006) The Changing context of parenting (DfES forthcoming) Strong Foundations: why schools must be built upon learning (DfES forthcoming), Their Space; education for a digital generation (Demos 2007) and Beyond Inclusion (RNID 2007)
Hannah has a first class degree in History from Oxford University . She currently sits on the Campaigns and Communications committee for the British Youth Council. In her spare time she is a community governor of a local school.
Lack of access to insurance is a major disadvantage for socially excluded groups, yet the issue has not been given the profile it deserves. This report makes a call to action to local intermediaries, insurers and the Government, urging all to invest in extending the coverage of insurance.
For too long debates about family life and work/life balance have focused on what families look like, rather than asking a more challenging set of questions about what families are for and why they matter. This report suggests a range of measures by which families could help themselves.
Their Space: Education for a digital generation draws on qualitative research with children and polling of parents to counter the myths obscuring the true value of digital media.
Independent living is what non-disabled people take for granted – living the life you want to live; deciding what you want to do (and what you don’t), and then having the opportunity and, if necessary, the support, to get on and do it.
The debate about what support young people with special educational needs receive for their learning, needs to start with what young people themselves really value - not just where they go to school.More
The way young people use technology outside school is changing and so are the ways they learn. This project, funded by the NCSL, aims to explore how schools should respond to children's informal learning with digital media such as games consoles, the internet and mobile phones.More
We're working with three local authorities: Lewisham, Knowsley and Bristol, to work out how change happens in local authorities.More
A project with NESTA, exploring the extent to which the perceptions of and attitudes of school-age pupils towards work and innovation differ from or complement the working world they are likely to experience.More
From partnering to parenting and social services to wellbeing, care and who provides it are growing issues of national and international concern. While it is widely agreed that we do not want to go back to a model of female-dominated care giving, it is also clear that as a society we are unsure about what is going to replace it...More
The survey, conducted by Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) questioned 5,010 people through a substantial self-completion questionnaire and a PDA (personal digital assistant) time-based diary that collected data every half hour for a week on how they were spending their time, their opinions, and the role of media in their lives.
Jay Cross, the man who coined the term e-learning recently explained in an interview with Kineo, the leading learning consultancy, that he’s "actively backing away from the term e-learning", and towards the broader spectrum of informal learning.
A selection of articles aimed at sharing best practice and ideas relating to science education for students with SEN
The Pew Internet & American Life Project has just released the overview of their latest...
It's the seventh Demos podcast, and the first of 2007.Podcast seven sees Hannah and...
...not even a bop-it, Wii, X-box or any of the other games that we’ve been keeping...
It might look like any old school field in England but actually it's an African savannah...