‘Exploring young people, celebrity and entrepreneurialism: an event for youth workers and practitioners’

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News from our friends at CelebYouth. We are more than pleased to be involved.

We are really excited to announce that we have a new event which you can now register for! The event is a half day workshop in collaboration with In Defence of Youth Work and Kings College London entitled: ‘Exploring young people, celebrity and entrepreneurialism: an event for youth workers and practitioners’  on 26 November 2014 10am-2pm (lunch included) at Kings College, University of London.

The event will explore the findings and resources from the CelebYouth project as well as exploring the work of In Defence of Youth Work and Tania de St Croix.

Programme for the day:

10.00am-10.30am: Arrival and Registrations

10.30am-11am: Heather Mendick and Akile Ahmet
Young people and Celebrities: Mythbusting

11am-11.30am: Tania de St Croix
Youth Workers as Critical Entrepreneurs?

11.30am-12pm Questions and Discussion

12pm-12.15pm- Break

12.15pm-1pm Resources for youth workers and practioners

1pm-2pm- Lunch and Networking

If you would like to attend please email Akile Ahmet:

akile.ahmet@brunel.ac.uk

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Also see this recent article by Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs.

Celebrity, youth culture and the question of role models

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