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Resources & Ideas

bin and benchComparing Areas

Year 9 students in Sheffield developed their own enquiry into two very different areas of the city, challenging their own and other people's stereotyped views.

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Youths in Castle SquareThe YPG Interview: Youth Culture in Castle Square

In November 2009 we talked to photojournalist Jonathan JK Morris about his year-long project documenting youth culture in Castle Square, Swansea.

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Buzz Off campaignersThe Buzz Off Campaign

A Nottingham PGCE student explains how she developed a student-led scheme of work based on the 'teenage-deterrent' mosquito devices recently installed in their local area. (Added 23.10.09)

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Student with cameraMy Place

Three schools developed a project in which students photographed places where they felt comfortable or uncomfortable before creating collages representing their feelings of inclusion in familiar places.

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Student mapworkThe 'What If' Project

This Year 10 GCSE class at Langtree School explored a 'What if' scenario, and thought about what could happen if gas and oil were cut off in their local area in 28 minutes, 28 days, 28 months or 28 years.

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Maps of ExperienceMaps of Experience

Find out how students used this mapping technique to record their experiences of being involved in the YPG project.

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Vox popVox Pops

Vox pops can be used to find out what students think without adult intervention. Within the YPG project, vox pops were used as an evaluation tool to try to establish how the students involved really felt...

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