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#Students Warned About #StudentFinance #Phishing #Scams

The Student Loans Company are warning of the latest phishing scams aimed at current and recently graduated students.

A number of new scam emails and texts are being sent out to existing and former students claiming that they need to confirm their banking details, amongst other personal information. 207 more words

Community Safety

Idle Chatter : Feminist Recollections, June 7 - 9, Manchester

Janet Batsleer writes: A few us associated with the Feminist Webs archive have linked up with the Manchester Histories Festival to do three early evening workshops June 7th to 9th connecting the history of the Women’s Liberation Movement in Manchester with the Black Women’s Collective Abasindi and the radical Girls Work in youth and community work of the 1980s. 257 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Speaking Truth to Power : Hillsborough, Phil Scraton and Social Justice

The last 48 hours have seen wall-to wall coverage of the historic victory of the Hillsborough Family Support Group, deeply moving and inspiring. Amidst the emotion I want to pay tribute to the role played across those 27 years by my friend, Phil Scraton, who, among many contributions to the cause, wrote the book,  Hillsborough : The Truth. 259 more words


Watch Out For The #Apple #Phishing #Scam

As part of our work to prevent cyber crime, Warwickshire’s newly appointed Cyber Crime Advisors are raising awareness of emerging scams to the community so that residents in the county can reduce their risk of becoming a victim. 308 more words

Community Safety

Government urged to drop church youth work inspection plans | Children & Young People Now

Just a quick post as I’m chasing a deadline, but what are responses to this clash? It’s a beautiful irony that neo-liberalism loves de-regulation when it comes to the market, but is hell-bent on regulating everything that moves in the personal and social sphere. 15 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Story-Telling in Russian, Kazakh and Finnish

I’m reminded of the biblical saying about prophets not being recognised in their own backyard, but I know I pompously exaggerate. Our attempt to offer an alternative qualitative way of evaluating youth work via our Story-Telling book, web resource and workshops, that focuses on the process of practice, the ‘how’, rather than its alleged impact, has been met with enthusiasm by a goodly number of workers, managers and academics. 224 more words

Events And Conferences

Sheffield Youth Service acting against Discrimination in 1969

A pertinent and thought-provoking piece of Youth Work history.

Sue Atkins draws our attention to the Sheffield Youth Service and the Christian Education Movement campaign in 1969 – I TAKE A STAND! 24 more words