YOUTH WORK PRACTICE – EVENTS and CONFERENCES
On Saturday, March 1 we contributed to a stimulating conference on ‘The State of Education’ organised by the Radical Education Forum and Libertarian Education. Malcolm Ball led a workshop on ‘Critically Chatting with Young People’, whilst Tania de St Croix was there with a group from the Voice of Youth project. These young people ran a session focused on their often suffocating experience of being at school. The following report from their blog includes a challenging ‘mockumentary’ – to be recommended highly.
[…] notable moment in the proceedings saw young people talking about their formal education – see ‘Do schools respect human rights?’ – and the emergence of an independent young people’s campaign, ‘UPRISE’. […]