TYA’s detached team were recently asked to present our work and enter a debate about youth work on Friday and Saturday evenings. The seminar took place at Huddersfield University and was well attended by a wide range of organisations from both the voluntary and statutory sectors. I for one agreed nervously to attend being aware … Continue reading Whose night off?
The Barnsley Steering Group was set up by its six founding members in December 2009. It was made up of young people who had participated in the YSDF programmes between October and December that year. Two groups of young people came together from four areas of Barnsley and intended to meet with staff members on … Continue reading Steering Group
This is the second of 5 tips or suggestions on how to make children and young people’s participation work. Check out part 1 for more details. 1. It is not a wish list. 2. ALWAYS GIVE FEEDBACK!! Make sure you tell them why a decision is being made. Lets stick with the rollercoaster in the … Continue reading Participation is … Part 2
Due to the huge success of the previous Football Project at Dearne Leisure 23.2.10. With the decision by our young people we have decided to go ahead with another football project which started on the 4.5.10. even more young people involved than the last dates attended. This will be for the next two weeks the … Continue reading Hang Out Barnsley
At the Leeds Youth Council we were asked, What do you feel is the biggest issue for young people in Leeds? Here is what two of our members said. ‘I see a lack of aspiration as a main issue in my constituency of Leeds, particularly in my local area. Young people are not given enough … Continue reading Ask the Leeds Youth Council
By Ollie (15) Quiet. Alot more to see than in the city. Great cycling trails. Wildlife and nature. Not many people around.