News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

ACHIEVING OUR ADVANTAGED THINKING MISSION: HOW WE NEED TO BE

The Foyer Federation is an organisation which seeks to be innovative, inclusive and inspirational; values we’ve held dear for several years. 12 months ago, on 1st September 2014 youth leadership charity Changemakers merged into the Foyer…

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Telling a different story: Why we should TrustYouth

A key part of the New Youth Offer is about leading a proactive campaign amongst like-minded organisations and individuals to present a different vision of young people’s potential and counter the perception that some young people…

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Turning the world the right way up

On May 20th 2015 we held an event in central London, designed to showcase our innovative approach to working with young people, through what we call Advantaged Thinking. Advantaged Thinking is a way of seeing young…

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Making Health Work: Health Influencing Event 2015

On April 22nd 2015, the Foyer Federation hosted an event in Newcastle, designed to give delegates the know-how to continue the legacy of the our Healthy Conversations programme and take their health influencing work to new…

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Making sure we are fit for the future

The challenges of the future will be different from those we have faced in the past. From June 2015, the Foyer Federation’s structure will reflect the skills and experience we need to deliver our ambitious strategic…

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We urgently need a new offer for young people

Foyers were set up in the early 1990s to provide a secure home and an opportunity to re-engage with learning and employment for those young people who, for all sorts of reasons, were unable to live…

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Pizza and politics at Swindon Foyer

During the election of 2010 only 44% of young people aged 18-24 voted and only 70% are currently believed to be registered to vote! On the 30th of March Swindon Foyer held a political awareness event,…