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Open Space Technology at the South-East Regional Meeting

I facilitated an Open Space Technology session at the South-East regional network meeting earlier today. The group looked at two questions: how can we make it affordable for young people to work whilst living at a…

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Investing in young people can make a big difference

Is it time to rethink our approach to services for young people? Foyer Federation chief executive Jane Slowey argues that focusing on talents and aspirations can help vulnerable youngsters make the transition to independent adulthood. Young…

Secure Colleges MOJ announcement

The Foyer Federation and Young Offenders Academy Advisory Group welcome announcement of Green Paper to “put education at the heart of detention”. The Young Offenders Academy Advisory Group, who have been campaigning for a more effective…

Young people’s open letter to Michael Gove

Last week the Foyer Federation along with our partners responded to comments from the Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove regarding his comments on the future of youth policy at the DFE. Since then we…

Working Well

I went to an event hosted by the Design Council this morning. They were launching the platforms that won a place on the The Working Well Design Challenge. The 3 teams have achieved a lot in…

Inspire Day with Braintree & Newhaven Foyer

Last week me and my colleague Harman held an Inspire Day hosted by Braintree Foyer for residents from both Braintree & Newhaven Foyer. Our aim for the day was to inform young people of the Foyer…

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Open Talent Works by Barry James Caunter

My name is Barry James Caunter and I’m a Talent Champion. I’m writing this article because I believe 100% that Open Talent works. The only problem I see is that not all young people in Foyers…