A recent review by Ofsted has shown that many children and young people are not reporting incidents of sexual harassment and unwanted advances in school and colleges, with 90 percent of girls and 50 percent... More

As lockdown eases, there has been an increase in the numbers of job adverts for youth, children’s and families’ workers. Local churches have also been... More

The norms of society with respect to gender and sexuality have changed in recent decades. It can be confusing to know what to say to those who enter your... More

Anyone who thinks youth ministry is just a fun-filled catalogue of activities that allow us to indulge our own inner teenager clearly hasn’t been doing it very long. Youth ministry does have its wonderful,... More

As the world looks to find its feet again, one of life’s old certainties has already made its return: superheroes. The shuttering of cinemas last year meant a long delay to any big-screen heroics, but... More

As we begin to emerge from this latest lockdown, around the same time as spring is springing into life, youth and children’s workers all around the country are considering, what next? How do we plan for... More

The usual response to these questions is to ensure we keep video game time limited. Games are a helpful way to entertain children between the more important parts of family life, school or church life,... More

The Blobs were created in the 80s by myself and Pip Wilson, who came up with the idea. He was trying to communicate with the very hard-to-reach groups of young people, particularly young men, and wanted... More

We are not meant for isolationThis is clear from the struggles families and individuals are facing right now. We are being forced out of our physical communities and children are being thrown from their... More

A picture says a thousand words. Or so they say. And in our visual culture, this has come to mean more than ever as image based social media, such as Instagram and Snapchat, are more popular than ever.As... More