Tag Archives: social media

We still need to be making much more noise about youth work

Something that youth work has never been very good at is shouting, loud and proud, about its achievements.  Schools do it endlessly, other voluntary sector organisations do it and businesses certainly do it, but in many youth provisions there seems … Continue reading

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Why social media is important for Chief Executives

I was asked to write a blog about social media and CEOs so here it is. I had an interesting twitter exchange earlier this week about whether and if we should be ‘making a fuss’ and celebrating and encouraging social … Continue reading

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Where’s the Social Capital for Young People?

There are so many wonderful initiatives supporting young people towards employment, training, enterprise, and ultimately independence.  Many work with young people to develop their mindsets, others help them to develop essential life skills, some provide access to role models and … Continue reading

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Support for Paris

If every stupid thing I’d said when I was 15 was public, there would be plenty to hound me out of a job on I can assure you. Because I was young, a little cocky and insecure, and working out … Continue reading

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Overcoming barriers to engaging with young people online

This blog post is a combination of 2 blogs that I have previously written for Online Youth Outreach (www.onlineyouthoutreach.co.uk) that covers exploring some of the potential barriers to engaging with young people online and some top tips for helping overcoming … Continue reading

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Why aren’t more youth workers online

Last week Richard Branson posed the question, ‘why aren’t more business leaders online’, in which he stated, “Where possible, everyone within a company should be engaged in what is happening elsewhere within their business, and in the wider world. Social media is … Continue reading

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