Posts Tagged: London

Trust and New Technology – a spoken word response

On Wednesday 7th May, an audience comprising young people 14-25 including school students from as far a field as Coventry, gap year students, university students and stakeholders from the world’s of technology, education and youth engagement came together for the third in the series of debates held at Free Word Centre with a focus on young… Read more »

Trust and the Media debate

On Monday March 24th, an 80 strong audience of young people aged between 14 – 24 plus professionals,  stake holders and interested parties from the worlds of media, education and youth engagement, packed out the lecture theatre at the Free Word Centre for the second in our debate series looking at young people’s trust or lack of trust towards those in positions of… Read more »

Powerful films, poetry, debate on Truce

Sat next to Kaspian, Joe, Kim, Claudia, Sandra, Maddie, Jake and Charlie at the Bernie Grants Arts Centre where the Headstarters are putting on an evening of film, poetry, debate, workshop and discussion around the theme of the Olympic Truce. Where did the concept of Truce originate? Lord Michael Bates who has walked thousands of… 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 »

A Blog on You!

What’s a BLOG? Simple definition: It’s a conversation. I have been asked by the good people at The Learning Trust in Hackney, to deliver a How To Blog workshop tomorrow, as part of a programme they are running for some young Olympic Ambassadors from 52 School’s in Hackney. The Ambassadors, are all in Year 6, (the final year in… Read more »