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Hobbit Habitat

I have always struggled with the contradictory hippy side of my personality, where I want to save the earth, not eat Nestle products, scorn upon junk from big powerful companies etc., yet I still wear leather boots, scoff mutant meat when desperate, eat Kit Kats when offered, shop at big Read more…

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Mentoring Young People

A useful article on youth mentoring. What makes mentoring work? Ongoing training for mentors Structure and careful planning Parent support/involvement Mentoring programmes that are driven by the needs of mentees It was good to read an article that looked specifically at the mentoring I am doing. I wish there were Read more…

creativity

Update

Things are continuing to go well; I shall be doing some summer projects with Birmingham City Council’s Youth Services and LACES (Looked after children). I also had a meeting with the head of music at my old secondary school and we bounced ideas as to how to get more of Read more…