Tag Archives: collaboration

Putting Young People First

In this blog which originally featured on the Foyer Federation website, Rosie Ferguson, Chief Executive at London Youth, gives her thoughts on Foyer’s merger with Changemakers. When I was 19 and a student at Goldsmiths, I organised a series of … Continue reading

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Why Youth Workers Should Blog

I know that youth workers are busy, pulled in many different directions; group work, one to ones, management meetings, fundraising, project planning, debriefs, fire fighting, and much more. So when I tell youth workers that they should also be blogging … Continue reading

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Central Government support for the youth service is needed now more than ever

I’ve written before about my concerns of an increasingly fragmented youth sector. Local authorities, under growing central pressure to save money, are ‘casually’ slicing through their youth service funding. Even before Gove’s comments of the 23rd January, addressed in this … Continue reading

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Increasing youth sector engagement with business

I was at a networking event with a difference earlier this week – an opportunity for youth sector organisations to talk to a range of private sector businesses about ways in which they might work more closely together. Whilst perhaps … 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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