Blogs from Fellows and the team
By Pamela Page | 23 Feb 2021
For many patients, the experience of being admitted to intensive care units is unexpected and traumatic. Patients and relatives are usually unable to prepare for the...
By Laurelle Brown | 19 Feb 2021
Today is Care Day 2021, a celebration of care-experienced children and young people. I have volunteered as the Independent Visitor for a young woman in care for the past...
By Kevin Munday | 11 Feb 2021
This week is National Apprenticeship Week, so it feels timely to revisit the learnings from my 2011 Fellowship, which explored ways to engage young people and employers...
By Michael Blakey | 1 Feb 2021
During the February half-term holidays last year, I welcomed 45 teenagers to the National Air Cadet Adventure Training Centre in North Wales. Little did I know that...
By Jim McCormick | 28 Jan 2021
How can we build and maintain mentoring support for children and young people when face-to-face contact has been restricted for almost a year? This wasn’t one of the...
By Darren Way | 20 Jan 2021
Growing up on a socio-economically deprived council estate in London’s east end as a teenager back in the 1980s, I was so hell bent on getting out myself that I would...
By Erica McInnis | 14 Jan 2021
In the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd by law enforcement agencies employed to protect lives – and countless other deaths both before and after that – we all...
By Helen Minnis | 4 Jan 2021
What does a working parent do when their child is sent home because of Covid-19? And what if that parent’s employer expects them to meet the usual deadlines and targets ...
30 Dec 2020
As 2020 draws to a close, our Chairman Jeremy Soames outlines his personal highlights from the year.
By Calum Handforth | 22 Dec 2020
Throughout the pandemic of 2020, digital initiatives – including digital public service delivery, digital payments, and priorities such as contact-tracing – have helped...