Category Archives: World Stories

World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

Welcome to our first ever World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut will be showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. KidsOut launched World Stories in 2012 as a free, electronic library of short stories and tales from around the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

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World Stories Recording

KidsOut were at the University of Essex last week filming student volunteers’ audio recording stories in multiple languages such as: Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian for our World Stories project. Keep your eyes peeled for the video which will showcase our wonderful relationship and support from the language and linguistics department and not forgetting the … Continue reading World Stories Recording

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New Horizons for World Stories

Exciting new adventures have been taking place for our World Stories staff and volunteers this week.  While some of the volunteers were busy translating and writing stories in order to grow the collection, on Tuesday the 23rd of August, some of the project volunteers had a busy recording day at De Montford University in Leicester.  We … Continue reading New Horizons for World Stories

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New Beginning for WorldStories

Our new WorldStories website has just launched, bringing new stories, graphics and audios for children to enjoy. We continue to run a free resource site containing stories from all around the world to help children to get a better understanding of languages and other cultures. The launch of the new website was not possible without … Continue reading New Beginning for WorldStories

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World Stories Recording in Progress

Exciting things are happening for World Stories. Our volunteers are busy writing and translating to grow our collection as we speak. The project aims to broaden children’s learning and understanding of different cultures as well as supporting their learning English or another language. Another treat for the project is our audio books. We also have … Continue reading World Stories Recording in Progress

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World Stories national recognition

Lottery applauds World Stories project!

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BBC Outreach and KidsOut confidence boost!

In partnership with BBC Outreach and Volunteering, KidsOut invited children and young people from Women’s Refuges in Scotland to get involved and contribute to World Stories whilst spending a day with the BBC staff in various fun activities. This took place at the Glasgow BBC Centre on Monday 24th September, where 15 children, from ages … Continue reading BBC Outreach and KidsOut confidence boost!

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