hybrid

Sometimes when two things are put together it works.  Other times you just ruin the two things you have joined together.  You either get the best of both or a compromise that doesn’t really work for anyone. Churches across the country, and the world, were forced into new ways of working when we were places Read More …

Youth Ministry Networks

Being a youth worker can be a lonely job.  I know that sounds odd, especially given that the job is to spend time with young people and develop good working relationships with all kinds of people.  But the fact is that much of a youth worker’s time is spent on their own, preparing, reading, thinking… Read More …

Research Choices

I’m almost done with my Masters in Research.  I have two modules to complete then a dissertation.  The dissertation takes the form of a small research project.  I want to get started soon and have it completed so I can graduate next November at the latest.  If I’m super organised I could graduate in July. Read More …

1 day to go til NYA2008

So, 24 hours until NYA2008 begins.  How am I feeling?  Well I’m just beginning to get excited after a day of not really caring much.  I guess that happens when you’ve been working on something for a while and it eventually comes around! This event is a bit of an technology experiment.  We’re using multiple Read More …

Don’t understand = BAD!

DK at Media Snackers has been on a bit of a campaign to get Youth Workers in the statutory sector to blog.  It would seem that there are very few who do (he’s found one!), which perhaps is a consequence of Local Authorities attitudes to their staff having any kind of online profile (it’s BAD). Read More …

100 Web Tools

You know that there are loads of cool new webtools around but you forget where they are, who they might suit or what situation they might be useful in? Well college@home have a very helpful list of 100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner. What is great about the list is the ‘every Read More …