Posts Tagged: Headstart

What’s in a role?

By Fran Plowright and Bianca Manu I have recently been pondering precisely what is it that makes a successful mentor/ mentee relationship work? As a friend and colleague – who runs her own mentoring programme for women Angel Investors in the waiting pointed out over lunch, ‘the thing that busy mentors hate the most, is… Read more »

young people and the olympics

So many things to be proud of the SMJ’s for of late. Not least Joe Mason who’s photos of the interface between Olympic Park and the local community caused quite a stir when he posted them in a recent blog post. They’re now on display at The Freeword Centre  at their recently opened exhibition Politics… Read more »

An update

The last month has gone past in a bit of a blur with not one but two trips around the Olympic park, plenty of speed blogging, and interviewing practise, a Headstart Event at Discover Young Hackney  which was deemed a resounding success on all fronts!, and, I’ve been meaning to post this piece of audio for… Read more »

Speed Blogging, SMJ tweets and Olympic challenges..

The past two SMJ sessions have been fast and furious, with blogs aplenty and no shortage of things to talk or should I say blog about! We’ve even invented our own SMJ Olympic sport, ‘Speed Blogging’ This involves an Olympics related story – we’re awash with them, literally,  – an unsuspecting SMJ, and a stop watch….. Read more »

Coming to a shed near you soon ..

The SMJ’s have not gone fishing .. but are all mainly heads down focussing on GCSE’s at the moment .. We will be back, so do watch out for lots of summer action, festival programming, blogs, podcasts, an exciting residency at the School of Olympic Research with Charlie Tims and his Biglop Fest at A New Direction…. Read more »

Olympics Tickets go on Sale. Responses from the SMJ’s ..

With the tickets for the 2012 Games going on sale last week, the SMJ’s were asked to comment on what they thought about the Games in general and whether they themselves or any of their family and friends were going to buy any tickets? Here are some of their responses: Nathan Hanson: 15 My name… Read more »