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Keep on going!
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Keep on going!

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Hi there!We’re sending you this email because you are one of our fantastic mentoring co-ordinators and we wanted to touch base to see how you’re getting on.We also wanted to encourage you that what you’re doing is making a significant difference to young people all across the country, and we k ...
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What every mentor needs
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What every mentor needs

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 "Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill. Youthwork is hard. It's one of those areas of life where it's really difficult to measure the impact of your work. This means that you can go months and even years investing into young people without kn ...
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The power of relationship
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The power of relationship

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An inspiring story about the power of relationship: What happened when a local pastor invited a gang leader to her house for dinner. Before Karl was a gang leader, he wanted to be an astronaut. He was a bright, voracious reader earmarked by his teachers as ‘gifted and talented’ and he achie ...
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Patrick Regan’s response to Cameron’s ‘Earn or Learn’ Policy.
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Patrick Regan’s response to Cameron’s ‘Earn or Learn’ Policy.

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Last week, David Cameron suggested cutting benefits paid to those under 25 to combat long-term unemployment. You can read the BBC article on it here. How might this affect young people that you work with or have seen impacted by unemployment? With over 1.9 million NEET young people (not in education ...
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Young people and the internet
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Young people and the internet

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There is a new documentary called 'In Real Life' being released on September 20th which is about teenagers using the internet. The creator and director, Beeban Kidron believe that we are "entrapping our young people into the online world" without giving them the tools they need to educate or protect ...
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