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Engaging disengaged youth PART 3

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If you’ve been following our posts about disengaged youth, and the project I’m developing to create a swag of school based traineeships you might be asking yourself WHY I’m bothering in the first place? I am the owner of a growing business, I have three children and I’m a busy lady.  Why bother getting into the trenches to involve myself in …

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Engaging disengaged youth PART 2

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A couple of weeks ago I wrote about being annoyed by the systems that ‘support’ youth who are disengaged. And I mentioned I was going to do something about it. So, here’s the update. What I mentioned that I was going to do is create an opportunity for young people in my locale in the multimedia industry.  It was going …

inside the mind

What’s annoying me today: disengaged youth

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I have a bee in my bonnet. Apparently I’m rather annoying in this frame.  So I thought I’d share it with you.  Maybe there’s something you can do. I’m annoyed. REALLY annoyed that we bang on about a lack of opportunities for young people, in particular opportunities in employment.  The Brotherhood of St. Laurence’s report ‘The Teenage Dream Unravels‘ (March …