"so you are doing the george williams too...well it is a small world ;) and i'm based in newcastle too, so we are also neighbours :) good luck with your course i absolutely loved it! who's study group are you in?
nice to see a familiar face....though its nearly 10yrs since Y@R i realise!! I do keep spotting your name on things i've read though...and think "i know her!" ....well kinda ;) you're looking well anyway. Andi x"
"First thanks really appreciate the responses
Thankyou!! These suggestions are more along the lines of what I have been thinking, and certainly it’s the most helpful bit of writing that I have come across as of yet… hopefully it…"
thanks for sharing your work. I hope you (or others) may have views which will help me:
i have been looking about for a bit now at various documents/research etc on social networking sites (SNS) trying to put together a guidance/policy…"
Brief bio: tell us a few facts about you & your interest in digital aspects of work with young people
Just finished a Degree in informal education by distance learning with YMCA George Williams. Working full time as a youth worker. Looking @ using facebook sites to support face to face work, how best to do it and to draw up guidance documents for the project i work with regarding use of social networking sites.
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…"