Tag Archives: challenges

We all need to be resilient

Last week I co-facilitated a session on resilience at the wonderful Creative Collisions conference. Way over 100 youth professionals and young people spent nearly 2 hours engaging with the subject, focussing on the following question: •    How can we increase … Continue reading

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Youth Work in Schools, is it the way forward?

In the past there has been a tendency for people to pitch youth work and schooling against each other in an attempt to say one is better than the other, a way of thinking that quite frankly infuriates me. One … Continue reading

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Young Adults & Resistance: Understanding the Need

Children clearly let us know about their need to establish their identity as early as they enter the toddler years.  This is commonly a difficult time for parents, many of whom refer to this time-period by the well known label:  … Continue reading

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A youth sector in crisis with significant challenges ahead

Greenwich Council has sub-contracted their universal youth provision to Charlton Athletic Football Club, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is moving towards a social enterprise model, the National Citizenship Service along with the Positive for Youth initiative is dominating the lion’s share of central government’s youth … Continue reading

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