The last couple of weeks have seen some great activity on the emerging youth work web:
- The Federation for Detached Youth Workers have set up a Ning social network at http://detached.youthworkonline.org.uk where they’re sharing video content from their latest conference and fostering some key discussions about the future of street based youth work;
- The Critically Chatting Collective (who I may not always agree with… but whose critical perspectives always provide food for thought) have made the move to a WordPress blog at http://criticallychatting.wordpress.com/ making it easier to keep track of voices of youth work dissent.
- Mike Amos-Simpson has put together a fantastic collection of predictions about Youth Work and the Web for 2009. Take a look at the slideshare below, and head over to the Late Breakfast Society blog to join the discussion about these predictions.
How Will Youth Work Use the Web in 2009
- I’ve just re-blogged over on the Youth Work and Social Networking project blog a video from Katie Bacon in Devon outlining key learning from using Social Network Sites in youth participation, and identifying key messages for anyone exploring how they can get started...
- And not new, but I’ve just discovered that you can access a lot of the Open University’s video content from their Youth Work courses through iTune U. You’ll need iTunes and to browse through to find the content, but it’s worth taking a look…