Takeover Day is when young people come in and shadow a person in a business like The Youth Association. I shadowed the chief exec Andy Clow; we had a meeting with the other people doing takeover day and Maggie the chair of the board (boss) was there to, in the meeting we talked about the priorities of the Uth … Continue reading Takeover Day
The Higher Aspiration group was nominated for the NCVYS Young Partners Award 2010 and has been short listed for the North region. The group will now attend a glamorous awards ceremony in London on the 4th of December where the final winners of each category will be announced. Watch this space…
Check out this fantastic opportunity for young people to make decisions on an international scale. Speak to the World! Consultation event flyer FINAL
The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, has set up an independent review of the office of the Children’s Commissioner for England. Children and young people’s views are very much sought. Young people respond should respond via an online survey http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GNS8TN6
This poem was found in the Leeds office, 180 Chapel town road, without a name and I think it is great! If anyone would like to claim it please do and i can add your name to the blog if you wish. Right here, right now what am I going to do, I’m feeling pressure … Continue reading Is this your poem?
With the national media moaning and groaning about wasted public money, it’s nice to think sometimes money is well spent and really makes a difference. I’ve just been interviewed by Huddersfield University as part of their evaluation of our Youth Sector Development Fund. The money has paid for detached youth work delivery across the region … Continue reading Youth Work Works!
We delivered a sports programme in Portobello in June 2010. We covered football, cricket and rounders before culminating the programme with a 5 a side football tournament. The programme was a lot of fun and the 15 young people who took part loved it. The highlight being the 5 a side tournament at the end. … Continue reading Sports in Portobello
Wow. What a start to working with young people in this area. Myself and Dan (the man that can-and frequently does) have now moved on from Normanton station and into our new area, working in partnership with the lovely and very helpful team at South Kirby. Our first night saw us talk to over … Continue reading Street Teams off to a flying start !!
I know this isn’t youth work, or Youth Association related, but i HAD to share this, as it carries an important message: Don’t mess with the Kung Fu Bear! Phil S
This is the fourth of 5 tips or suggestions on how to make children and young people’s participation work. Check out parts 1, 2 and 3 for more details. 1. It is not a wish list 2. Always give feedback 3. Make it accessible 4. CHOOSE THE RIGHT LEVEL FOR YOUR GROUP There are lots of models of … Continue reading Participation is … Part 4