"Hi Emeka, be interested to hear about the work you are doing in Hackney. I have a bit of an extra interest in the area as it is where I am from originally. Always gets bad press, but wasn't my experience of life there!"
Book training and workforce development now and save money! Aimed at front line practitioners working with 11-19 year olds (up to 24 with additional needs), NEW training days have been developed to meet the emerging needs across the statutory and third sector. Book any of the VR training packages for January to March 2012 and save 15%* on marked prices! Choose from targeted youth work, detached and street based work, SRE, participation, peer mentoring, cyberbullying or any of the other quality…See More
Glad the conference went well. I have been developing and delivering cyberbullying training to youth workers, young people and parents over the last three years. I am also just finishing a new resource book in the next week, which should be…"
Welcome to the Youth Work Online network - great to have your participation here...
Feel free to use the blogs and forum spaces to share reflections, post questions etc - and don't hesitate to give me a shout if you've got…"
Brief bio: tell us a few facts about you & your interest in digital aspects of work with young people
Prior to becoming a nationally acclaimed youth work consultant, author and trainer Vanessa Rogers managed a wide range of services for young people including a large youth centre and targeted detached projects for Hertfordshire County Council. She is currently The National Youth Agency's leading author, writes for Youth Work Now and been commissioned to write training packs for a wide range of organisations, including the BBC.
I develop training programmes across the youth work curriculum, including cyberbullying and online safety, more details of which can be seen on my website - www.vanessarogers.co.uk
Thanks for that; your youthworktoolbox website looks useful, particularly the podcasts.
We're looking at going with Mailchimp as it's very user-friendly and very much integrated with social media which is a major plus.
I currently use Awebber for my email campaigns.
It's a paid service, but after my research, it seemed to be the best option for me.
I also have a mail chimp account, but I have never used it.
Awebber was not too difficult to set…"
Please could everyone share this survey with 8 to 19 year olds.The research is exploring children and young peoples views on e-Safety, so great opportunity to get them thinking about staying safe online. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9QH8RB2Much appreciate any support and I am happy to share the results in June should anybody like to have a read :)See More
YMCA George Williams College is offering a free training day on ‘Understanding Group Work’ for professionals and volunteers working with young people. The day will encourage you to think about different approaches to group work as well as providing practical activities that you can take away and use with young people. Topics to be covered include: Team buildingGroup rolesUnderstanding conflictUsing discussionLeadershipTo book your free place, please contact Naomi Stanton…See More
BackgroundOne of the challenges of assessment processes with young people is how to secure their involvement and active participation. Only too often assessment can become something that is ‘done’ to young people (or a form that needs to be filled in), rather than a dynamic process that puts them at the centre, something theyare involved with and have some ownership over. The assessment tools called ‘CAF Cards’ and ‘Road Sign Cards’ have been developed with young people to work with the…See More
"My apologies for commenting some 4 months after this event happened, I really don't get onto this site as often as I should! This was the first (hopefully there will be many more) online youth work student conference, and it was a bit of a have…"