Same Difference Achievements
- Since March 07 the touring exhibition has been shown in 41 UK locations including libraries, galleries, shopping centres and the UK Department for International Development and York Minster;
- Over 250,000 people have actively engaged with the Same Difference exhibition by participating in workshops or interacting with the artwork and members of staff;
- Over 5000 children have participated in Same Difference workshops in nine countries (excluding the the UK), many of whom had never had the experience of making anything creative before;
- 580 teachers, parents, carers and youth workers have been trained to creatively promote confidence building and self esteem for many more vulnerable children;
- 4251 children from 91 UK schools have participated in art workshops
- 200 children at Bedale High School Transition Fun Days
- 400 pupils from Windmill Primary School and Low Road Primary School in Leeds took part in Same Difference workshops during a Global Week
in February 2008 (most of whom later wrote letters to the President of Brazil about the destruction of the Amazon rainforest) More...
- 105 able and disabled children and young adults from the Cheshire region at the first Same Difference Global Arts Week event in August 2008. More...
- 100 children at the The Royal Institution of Great Britain as part of The Big Draw.
- 194 Year Seven pupils from Millthorpe School, in York took part in an African Arts Day in January 2009.
- Same Difference has been accepted by the Human Rights Education Associates for inclusion in the compendium of good practices in human rights education in the school system.
- The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) used a Same Difference case study in a keynote speech at the British Council Annual
Conference in London in November 2007. View here...