13 Powerful SEL Activities

High School in Redwood uses a variety of activities in the weekly, 90-minute Habits, Community, and Culture (HCC) class, where students learn Habits of Success and develop social and emotional learning (SEL) skills.

5 Strategies to Deepen Student Collaboration

If we want real collaboration, we need to intentionally design it as part of our learning activity. These are five strategies to encourage effective collaboration.

Some moments of the Meeting in Krakow

Some moments of the Meeting in Krakow, 26–27 January, 2017

How to educate young people?

​Nonformal education in Dr Jordan Youth Centre (Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordana)

How to Teach Kids Problem-Solving Skills

​Children need to learn how to solve problems on their own. Problem-solving is one of the six most important life skills that parents should be teaching their kids.

Hundreds of useful tools for learning - for youth work and training activities!

Remember that tools alone have no influence. It is our task to adapt them to our objectives, context and target group, but most importantly to turn them into something powerful.

9 Ways to Inspire Student Inventors

Why do we think that all students should be good at everything? We can either be average at everything or exceptional at something. With this in mind, here are some things we need to do to encourage student inventors as we nurture student passions, interests, and strengths.

VIDEO: Youth work and employment through music

Presentation of report “Youth work and employment through music”, Michael Roberts – Representative of UK Youth, responsible for „Big Music project“ (United Kingdom).

Academic Teaching Doesn't Prepare Students for Life

​Academics. Most of our current school system revolves around it, and yet, I think it falls miserably short of what our kids need. To be honest, I think our academic system of education is highly overrated, at best. At worst, it destroys a number of our kids. (By Shelley Wright )

VIDEO: Developing young people through non-formal learning

Presentation of report “Developing the creative and innovative potential of young people through non-formal learning in ways that are relevant to employability”. Dr. John Bamber – Project specialist, International Associate of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, University of Glasgow.(UK)