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What Schools Don’t Teach

“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 […]

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Film: David Burrowes MP Interview

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 […]

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Beginning The Journey

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 […]

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Parent Pressure

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 […]

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Degree Or Not Degree?

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 […]

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Home Life Became Street Life

I’m a teenager. I have had family issues throughout my life. When I was a small child my mum was a victim of domestic violence. My dad was sent to prison for it. As I grew up, not being able to contact my dad really hurt. I never really understood the full details of why […]

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Bunking Off School

I started bunking to escape my problems at home. I was banned from socialising by my parents, and I was getting grounded all the time. I just wanted time to go places and see my friends and school got in the way. So I would play truant and I found it easy to get away […]

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Films

Exposure is proud to release its latest short film, Lonely Minds

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem