I finished secondary school in 2013. I was nervous. I have autism, and I feel comfortable when I have order and familiarity in my life. For five years I had been going to school and doing other activities, and each week was pretty much the same – just how I liked it. Then school ended, […]
Commissioned by Enfield Youth Service and shot during August 2014 the film shows the various activities available to the young people of Enfield as part of Summer Uni. Activities included t-shirt design, mosaics, pottery, music production and many more. All music you hear during the film was produced as part of the various music programmes.
Every day parents of disabled children are choosing to place them in mainstream schools instead of special schools. Studies have shown that pupils with identified difficulties or disabilities can make significant gains in reading and language in inclusive schools. But what happens when the mainstream school doesn’t want the child? What happens when the school […]
“It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” Albert Einstein It’s been almost 70 years since Albert Einstein said these words – and even now the statement applies. Young people are naturally curious, eager to learn, and I think that’s a wonderful thing – without this curiosity, we’d all be lazy, indifferent machines. There’s […]
Despite what people think, there are some young people interested in politics. We want to know how our country runs; we want to know what happens behind closed doors in parliament; we have to be interested in who makes decisions about our future and why. We spent some time with Conservative MP David Burrowes to […]
The history of the United States is riddled with violence and oppression. However, living under these conditions galvanized individuals to rise above the conventions of society and inspire others to join together to fight for their human rights. When thinking of this struggle, the US Civil Rights Movement is at the forefront, but social inequality […]
Unpacking the big box. Holding the big SLR Nikon D7100 camera in my hand. It felt heavy and expensive; powerful. I felt like my career was about to begin. Pressing the power button. It was incredible. This is the beginning of my future dream career… When my dad was 15 it was time for him […]
Never before in the history of education do young people have to consider so carefully whether university is the place for them. I am 14 years old and I am already thinking about determination, responsibility and how to manage money. Many of us have such debt worries hanging over our heads before we’ve even finished […]
Stanley Barrell-Kane updates us on what happened in parliament this week
Raphael Sanis explores how social synchrony impacts our thoughts and actions in everyday life
Nikki Siow shares the concern about the number of young people calling Childline
Biborka Patai researches how young people feel about Brexit
Joe Marshall on a hellishly good piece of theatre
Jonathan Bugembe researches a new initiative that aims to 'give more power to youths...
Exposure celebrates the great work being created by young women in Barnet
Zarina Macha discusses how young people are being turned into robots