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Who should you vote for tomorrow?

Who should you vote for tomorrow?

Britain goes to the polls tomorrow to vote in the first general election since invoking article 50. Brexit is undoubtedly the big issue of the election, and many of the votes cast will be effectively to 'leave' or 'remain'. But what about the other issues? What are...

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Youth Work for All

Youth Work for All

“[It is] intrinsic in youth work to challenge oppressive structures” T. de St Croix, 2016. At the 2019-2020 Oxfordshire Youth Youth Work Conference we explored how and why youth work should be inclusive. To begin with it was necessary to explore what being inclusive...

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5 reasons to celebrate young people

5 reasons to celebrate young people

A quick look at recent news articles about young people highlights some of the common challenges and stereotypes that they face today. You will read about the pressures of academic achievement, the mental health crisis, and the risk of knife crime and exploitation....

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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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