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How collaboration could save your service

How collaboration could save your service

How collaboration could save your service and what you should do about it We all know that this is a challenging time to deliver services to young people. We have less money (£260 million has been lost to youth services in Oxfordshire alone); less people (3660 youth...

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Are schools educating for the future?

Are schools educating for the future?

From September 2019, Ofsted is adopting a new inspection framework, which will be used to evaluate education providers in England. The main changes highlighted by BBC Teach are: Inspection of “good” school increased to 2 days Ofsted could arrive within 2.5 hours...

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‘Wealthy and healthy’ or huge inequality?

‘Wealthy and healthy’ or huge inequality?

Guest blog by Josh Lenthall, Senior Strategic Relationship Manager at Active Oxfordshire As I speak to counterparts from across the country and talk of the challenges that children and young people in Oxfordshire face, very often there is surprise on people's faces...

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Never alone, always lonely

Never alone, always lonely

There is a common stereotype that loneliness mainly strikes older, isolated people - and of course it can, and does. But a recent study conducted by BBC Radio 4 in collaboration with Wellcome Collection found that young people can often feel loneliness more intensely...

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The True Meaning of Inclusion

The True Meaning of Inclusion

How to create an inclusive space for young people with disabilities? by Anna Cheetham, Co-Director of Yellow Submarine When asked to write a blog on creating an inclusive space for young people with disabilities, I did exactly what Ms Miller my year 9 English teacher...

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