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Why the voluntary youth sector needs to play more ‘games’

I was talking with a senior manager the other day about how the voluntary sector, and particularly the youth sector, is forgetting how to have fun, and more specifically explaining the value that games and play brings to CPD, team … Continue reading

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Youth work is facing a mental health crisis.

Over the years I have studied and taught across certificate, diploma and degree youth work programs in Australia and one thing has become more disturbing to me than anything else. Why is there such a limited focus on mental health … Continue reading

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Don’t call me NEET!

I was having a conversation with half a dozen other youth professionals yesterday and mentioned my dislike for the term NEET, an acronym for ‘Not in Employment Education or Training’, most often used when referring specifically to 16 to 24 … Continue reading

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