Category: Blog

2 Mar 2012

Facebook pages Timeline: Advice and some helpful information.

[Translate] Facebook Pages will be upgrade to Timeline from March 30th’2012 allowing organisations, projects and businesses to express themselves more visually to their target audience. ‘YOU WHAT! HOW? Hang on just got my head around the last format!” Don’t panic below is some information and links to get yourself up... Read More
24 Feb 2012

Challenge negative press coverage of young people: Leveson Inquiry

[Translate] 60 youth organisations representing hundreds of thousands thousands of children and young people believe reforms must be made to the Editors Code and Press Complaints Commission (PCC) in a bid for a fairer, more balanced press in the UK. Come get involved and challenge then continued negative portrayal... Read More
10 Feb 2012

Munch Poke Ping – New website for Pupil Referral Units teaching staff.

[Translate] Tuesday 7th Feb was Safer Internet Day (#SID2012) this year’s theme was ‘Connecting generations and educating each other’, and the slogan “Discover the digital World together…safely!” Beat Bullying have just released “Virtual Violence II: Progress and Challenges in the Fight against Cyberbullying” commissioned by Nominet Trust and in collaboration with the... Read More
3 Feb 2012

Skype – Are you using it to communicate with young people?

[Translate] Do you use skype? Or know of someone who uses skype? Never used Skype? Over 170 million people use skype. Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free. Use the instant messaging service,... Read More
26 Jan 2012

Munch, Poke, Ping – Acceptable Use Policy for mobile phones & social Media.

[Translate] Last week I met with Stephan Carrick -Davies who released a superb report in July 2011 commissioned by the Training Deveoplemnat agencyMunch, Poke, Ping – Vulnerable young people, social media and e-safety. The focus of the research was to consider the risks which vulnerable young people, excluded from schools and... Read More
13 Jan 2012

Join Beatbullying online MARCH against bullying- Thursday 1st 2012

[Translate] An incredible 512,550 people have already joined the Big March 2012, calling with one voice on the United Nations to enshrine explicitly in the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child “The right of every child to be safe from bullying, violence and the fear of violence by... Read More
5 Jan 2012

Google’s Interactivism is back with all new partners and a new challenge for you.

[Translate] Google and FutureGov have joined forces with practical think tank, the RSA and some brilliant young people from the South London youth communications agency, Livity. For round two, Interactivism: Young People’s Hack Weekend is all about finding a NEET (Not in Education Employment of Training) solution (pun intended) to... Read More
21 Dec 2011

Nominet Trust & Future Labs discussed over a cuppa coffee

[Translate] Last week I meet up for a coffee and catch up with Kieron Kirkland who works at Nominet Trust which “supports initiatives that contribute to a safe and accessible Internet, used to improve lives and communities.” Firslty a ‘BIG thumbs up’ on the new website. Kieron works as... Read More
17 Dec 2011

Facebook Timeline – it’s arrived. Invest the time to learn the new format.

[Translate] You may have logged onto Facebook or seen a few tweets about Facebook’s new Timeline – scratched your head and wondered ‘What!?@’ Check out this Facebook film clip to gain an overview: The new format of the traditional Facebook wall attempts to use the data already from your Facebook wall to create... Read More
14 Dec 2011

Vulnerable Children & Young People and The Kid’s Company Christmas Campaign.

[Translate] Online Youth Outreach would like to share and encourage YOU to share this great campaign by Kids Company. This charity helps over 17,000 vulnerable children and young people in and around London, and this year, as always, they are hosting a Christmas Day party for thousands of kids who might... Read More