Research Decission…

Right.  I’ve decided what my Masters research will focus on. I’m going to explore youth workers in church settings’ attitudes to social media.  I had a couple of chats over the last few days with Chris and Tim and they have helped me to focus. So, my initial plan is: To investigate youth workers in Read More …

My research

I think I’ve decided to do my research for my masters on the use of social media in church-based youth work in Scotland.  I could of course change my mind again but on reflection this seems to be something that would be both interesting and worth doing. I’d still like to have a go at Read More …

Youth Activism and Social Media

Over the weekend at NYA2008 we spoke about the power of social media to bring people together for good.  I wish I’d checked all my RSS feeds because Ypulse have a great article linking to 10 youth activism sites.  All great examples of how the web can be used to organise people and bring them 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 …

3 Days til NYA2008

Where has the time gone!?!?!  I’ve known about NYA2008 for ages and been working on it for months and I’m still not done!  How come? I got the programme information today and it looks amazing!  Some really good stuff happening about mental health and the human library sounds fascinating. My sessions?  Well, Authenticity, Information, Privacy Read More …

creating

Sometimes it takes me ages to get something to the point where I know what it is and where it’s going.  My preparation for NYA2008 has been a bit like that. The Church of Scotland’s Youth Assembly is in 3 weeks.  It already seems to have consumed much more time than it really should have.  Read More …