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Nick’s story…Fair chances: How youth work helps young people to brighter futures

When I cast my mind back to some of the hundreds of young people I have been privileged to work with during my career in youth work, there’s one young man who always stands out. He is an example of just how much a person’s future can change if they are given a fair chance.

Pushing […]

YWTB018: Distinction & Excellence With Onyi Anyado

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How can a youth worker be Distinct?
Does someone need to have first hand experience of attending youth provision to be an effective youth practitioner?
 
In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Onyi Anyado.

A double award-winning Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author and Life Coach,  who specialises in leadership development, entrepreneurship and youth impact coaching.

Onyi has a lifelong mission to positively inspire, impact, instruct and influence the previous, present and future generations through all he does.

 

 

 

 

Onyi has overcome real adversary, escaping the dangers related to Urban Street life and gang culture, including 6 of his friends being shot dead, him nearly being shot and serving 2 prison sentences.

 

 

 

 

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YWTB014 – LearnPlay with Ro Hands

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Can playing games consoles help young people develop new skills?
 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Managing Director & Legal Counsel of LearnPlay Foundation, Ro Hands, and explore how leveraging young people’s interests in gaming and digital-media has proven effective in engaging them in personal development and learning opportunities.

 

 

 

LearnPlay Foundation was established in 2007 and passionately supports schools, communities and alternative education establishments.

 

– factoring CSR into every project or brief, whilst also servicing clients from Tesco to The Highways Agency.

 

 

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April 11th, 2014|Podcast Category, Social media, Youth work|0 Comments

YWTB:013 – The Art of Youth Coaching with Master Coach Bob Singha

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YWTB:013 – The Art of Youth Coaching with Master Coach Bob Singha
 

Youth Work… Mentoring… Youth Coaching…..
What’s the difference??
Are they not all the same????

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Master Youth Coach, Trainer, Speaker and Co-host of the popular podcast, I Love Youth Work, Bob Singha, and explore how Youth Coaching differs from the rest and how many practitioners don’t even know it.

 

Bob co-wrote, designed and trained on the world’s first fully accredited Youth Coaching Courses and helped to inspired a whole new field of coaching and personal development.
He has also pioneered support projects that blended young peoples personal and community development with cultural arts such as graffiti, digital music and video production.

 

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YWTB 010: Social Media Engagement with Expert Katie Bacon

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YWTB 010: Social Media Engagement with Expert Katie Bacon
 

 

Social Media can be a Powerful tool to engage and support young people, if it’s used correctly.

 

In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox we speak to Social Media Trainer, Consultant and Entrepreneur Katie Bacon and explore how to use Social Media effectively to engage with young people.

 

Katie delivers Social Media training and consultancy in the public, private and charitable sector.

 

During the last five years she has worked (online & offline) with a wide range of clients: Duke of Edinburgh HQ and the national teams, The Health Lottery, INCULSO EU project, Singapore Youth Service, practitioners from Galsgow, Falkirk, Blackburn, Newham, Lewisham, Camden, Bristol and numerous other public services.

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February 2nd, 2014|Podcast Category, Social media, Youth work|0 Comments