Youth Work and Social Networking

The National Youth Agency (England) have just published an interim report from a study into Youth Worker’s attitudes to Social Networking. The project blog is here. Not surprisingly only 35% of youth workers felt able to help young people take advantage of the opportunities of Social Networking as opposed to 53% who felt they should Read More …

informal education in a digital age?

Leaning and Teaching Scotland have just announced what they think the markers fo excellence in literacy are for the 21st century… and the definition of texts is:novels, short stories, plays, poems, reference texts, the spoken word, charts, maps, graphs and timetables, advertisements, promotional leaflets, comics, newspapers and magazines, CVs, letters and e-mails, films, games and Read More …

Talking Tech

Jack and I have been talking technology today. More later… Sorry John… I spent the morning talking about how the college (Scottish Congregational College) could make use of some of the very nice free tools that are around now to enable the college and its learners to share their thoughts, their work and communicate. We Read More …