Six weeks ago I was knocking on doors in Milton Keynes in the final week of campaigning ahead of the EU referendum. Is it possible that only six weeks have passed? A Remain loss, the resignation of the Prime Minister, … Continue reading Losing the referendum: picking up the pieces.
Since 2012, I’ve been studying part-time at Birkbeck College for my MSc Organizational Behaviour. Having been to drama school – by far the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life – I wanted to challenge myself academically rather than … Continue reading The millennial generation: no more playing by the rules.
These were the words I inked into my notebook as I led on my hotel room bed in Kazakhstan. More specifically, I was in Ust-Kamenogorsk, which is the regional capital of East Kazakhstan – one of the 16 regions (or … Continue reading “How the f*ck do we change anything in this place?”
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In an interview with Alex Farrow (Youth Policy Labs), Brian (pictured right) from Uganda, shares his motivation for becoming a Global Young Researcher in our innovative research and advocacy project, “The Case for Space“ When I… Continue reading Making the Case for Space: “Peerness” in research can make the difference
This article was written by Alex Farrow & Bill Badham from Practical Participation for Children England. The article was originally published in Children England’s quarterly member magazine, “Outlook”, in February 2015. Crisis at home These are harsh times in England, … Continue reading Youth work in a changing world
Last week the Global Youth Wellbeing Index, a collaboration between the US-based research institute, the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) , the International Youth Foundation and Hilton Worldwide, held its European launch in London, 7 months after the … Continue reading Global indices: honesty must rank higher than “success”
At the First Global Forum on Youth Policies, I was asked to join the panel on the final day, entitled “Guiding principles for youth policy development.” But as the final plenary on the last day, I wanted to say something … Continue reading Youth policies as a piece of theatre