Tag Archives: engagement

Inspire a generation?

Ahead of National Paralympic Day, Zoe Mellis, Head of London Youth’s sports development programme, Getting Ready, looks back on the changes in community sports across the capital in the two years since the start of London 2012. When London Youth first … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Youth Workers Make Great Entrepreneurs – Audio

This is the first instalment of the Youth Work Toolbox Audio Blog with Tony Brown – Youth Sector Blog Edition. Tony Blogs and Podcasts over at YouthWorkToolbox.com, where he offers tip’s, tools and resources to those within the youth sector. … Continue reading

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Investing in our future

Write a blog on the importance of youth empowering development! To be honest, this had me a little stumped. Not because it’s not an important issue. Not because there isn’t an immense amount of research into it. And certainly not … Continue reading

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Creating the UK’s first youth-led mutual

Circle Crew for Change (CCfC) is the UK’s first youth mutual. Incorporated in February 2013, it is owned and controlled by the young people it exists to serve. It operates out of the Village Hall, Delves Lane, Consett in County … Continue reading

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Disengagement is contagious, so watch out for those cats!

When youth workers are developing and facilitating any piece of group work it’s very easy and common to make the mistake of focusing to much of attention on the dogs, but if they can successfully engage the cats then the … Continue reading

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Detached Youth Work and Community Involvement: Developing Networks that Work

Defining community can be problematic; issues surrounding the interpretation of people’s perceptions of community is where practice should begin. Identifying the wider context of how people view their interaction in local life. This post will identify, compare and contrast the … 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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Good finance and enterprise ‘education’ is the key to a sustainable future

That’s a pretty engaging title for a blog I’m sure you’ll agree, but you know what there isn’t a particularly pithy way of saying it, and even if I could think of one I wouldn’t use it, because I want there … Continue reading

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