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Turning to face the strange: systems ch-ch-ch-change in Wales

Systems change, whole systems approaches, systems change thinking…….all developing concepts in the world of preventing youth offending.  As concepts they cause as much confusion and frustration (and perhaps some panic, as we all feel we should know about these things)  as they give comfort that the ‘system’ that so regularly fails so many children and young people can be turned around, shifted,  changed.  713 more words


Lottery funding for projects Empowering Young People across Northern Ireland

Three projects across Northern Ireland are celebrating today after receiving funding from Big Lottery Fund’s Empowering Young People programme. Oasis Caring in Action is using a £600,000 grant for… 835 more words

Young People

Advice for a safe #Halloween and downloadable poster for those who would rather not have visitors

Warwickshire Police are warning trick or treaters to stay safe while enjoying Halloween.

With October 31 just around the corner, advice is being offered to those venturing outside. 164 more words

Community Safety

Video: Fake Job Scams - How To Check A Job Ad Is The Real Deal

The BBC’s Rip Off Britain has been highlighting the issue surrounding fake job scams.

The best advice when looking for a job online is to check that the company is legitimate. 163 more words

Community Safety

An exercise in covering up the cracks - CYPN's evolution of youth work

Bernard Davies responds to the latest sanitised attempt by Children and Young People Now to offer an overview of what’s going on in the world of youth work. 578 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Two-Thirds Receive #FixScam Phone Calls From 'Microsoft'

A global survey by Microsoft has found that two-thirds of respondents have experienced what is known as a ‘fix scam’.

Typically, these scams involve cyber-criminals pretending to be genuine tech support representatives of Microsoft or other big companies. 391 more words

Community Safety

Spare Rib, Women and Innovative Youth Work

The appearance of Spare Rib in the Briarcroft Training centre of the Wigan Youth Service back in 1978 was symbolic. Whether organised on the shelves or strewn amidst the cushions in our ‘trendy’ groupwork room it reflected a major shift in the youth work outlook of that northern Metropolitan Borough.   249 more words