CelebYouth – the story so far: A report from our interim workshop
C4CC and with delicious food provided by Itadaki Zen, we discussed connections between our work and ways that findings from CelebYouth could be made useful for practitioners working with young people. Above you can see photographs of the event taken by Brunel’s Sally Trussler. You can watch videos of our presentations at the event below…On 15th October we held an interim workshop in which we shared our findings so far with practitioners drawn from a range of fields, including teaching, youth work, media and careers education. In the lovely surroundings of
In this first video, Laura Harvey talks about how data from our group interviews show young people’s commitment to hard work.
In this second video, Kim Allen talks about data from our case study of celebrity Will Smith and how his popularity rests on the idea that we live in a post-racial meritocracy and so erases ongoing inequalities.
In this third video, Heather Mendick talks about how data from our individual interviews can show the emotions and relationships invested in young people’s hopes the future and to think about how celebrity fits into this.
Tags: careers education, case studies, group interviews, individual interviews, teaching, youth work
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