XLM Coordinators share thoughts on social media
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XLM Coordinators share thoughts on social media

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At our most recent training last weekend, two of our XLM Coordinators were particularly struck by the input on how social media and the internet impact young people today, particularly how it affects their real-life relationships. Mentoring can be such a powerful way to cut through the virtual, digi ...
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How can my church and I get involved with XL-Mentoring?
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How can my church and I get involved with XL-Mentoring?

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  XL-Mentoring aims to resource and train churches across the UK to run their own sustainable mentoring programmes, through which they can invest in young people struggling with life, and provide a relational response to educational failure in the UK. The training courses will equip individuals fro ...
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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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Welcome!
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Welcome!

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The Coordinators Area is designed to resource you as you manage your own local XL-Mentoring project. On this home page you will find the Coordinators Blog where the XLM team will post updates on a weekly basis to share experiences and stories to help equip and inspire you; you are also invited to co ...
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The Answer is Yes!
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The Answer is Yes!

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Chelsea Bell joined the XLP team in September 2011 as a gap year student. She is now placed with the XLP Islington team while studying a degree in Theology and Youth Ministry.  This term, Chelsea came face to face with the realities of gang and youth violence on London’s streets.  After this ver ...
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Keep going!
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Keep going!

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Dear Friends, Happy November! We cannot believe how fast this term is going and that Christmas is just around the corner. If you are like a lot of our staff here at XLP, it's about this time of year where you can begin to feel a little tired and overwhelmed at all there is left to do befor ...
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