21 or Younger? Now is Your Chance to Be Heard at the UN Security Council


http://www.usun.state.gov/youth/152219.htm “Voices of a New Generation,” is an interactive event that will incorporate the voices of young people into the chamber of one of the world’s most important decision-making bodies:the UN Security Council. On December 21st, the Security Council will discuss ideas submitted about international peace and security by people aged 21 or younger – … Continue reading 21 or Younger? Now is Your Chance to Be Heard at the UN Security Council

Microsoft Partner Apprenticeships


Microsoft Partner Apprenticeships are being offered by QA, the UK’s leading IT Training provider. They are now accepting applications for the Advanced Microsoft IT Apprenticeship programme. The programme lasts 10 months during which you’ll be paid £100 per week, employed by a Microsoft partner and gain your industry recognised certifications at one of QA’s Academies. … Continue reading Microsoft Partner Apprenticeships

Independent review of the office of the Children’s Commissioner for England.


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

Participation is… Part 1


There has been a lot said in the media about children’s participation and student voice. As an advocate for children’s voice and a participation practitioner I thought i’d say what was on my mind and give you a few suggestions about how to make participation work and, more importantly, work well! Lets get something straight … Continue reading Participation is… Part 1