Youth

Wan Smolbag Theatre turns 30

Wan Smolbag Theatre is a Vanuatu NGO that provides community education across the Pacific. It was established in 1989.

Adaptability – another crucial soft skill

In June this year UK’s Learning and Work Institute announced the findings of a new Youth Commission report, Tomorrow’s world: Future of the Labour Market:

“It finds that the UK’s 2030 workforce is likely to be more diverse, with more women and disabled people in work, and a growth in the number of people with caring responsibilities. Self-employment in areas such as the gig economy is likely to grow too, and rising demand for skills means young people without good qualifications could struggle to find work or build a career.”

And

Do Good, Feel Good: a movement for Pasifika wellbeing

It was started in South Auckland in 2015 by The Cause Collective (formerly known as the Alliance Community Initiatives Trust - ACIT) to connect young Pasifika people to health services. Since then Do Good Feel Good has developed into a movement for Pasifika wellbeing and it is in the process of expanding from a strictly youth focus, to one that involves older adults too.

Chillion Sanerivi is the Youth Mobiliser for Do Good Feel Good. He told us their story:

UNESCO – looking for new youth recruits – BE QUICK

UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders

The NZ National Commission for UNESCO is wanting to recruit young people who are committed to promoting peace and social justice in New Zealand and the Pacific.

They are currently inviting applications from youth aged between 18 and 25 to join our UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders. The group consists of young leaders who serve as advisors to the National Commissioners and ambassadors of UNESCO’s work.

The group consists of young leaders who serve as advisors to the National Commissioners and ambassadors of UNESCO’s work.

Survey on Privacy in Media and Information Literacy with Youth Perspectives

Survey on Privacy in Media and Information Literacy with Youth Perspectives

Media and information literacy (MIL) is, amongst many things, a defense of one’s privacy. By this we mean that since MIL seeks to promote a deeper understanding of the ways in which media and technology enable or limit a person’s ability to live with freedom and personal agency – MIL has a direct bearing on privacy awareness and related actions among ordinary people, or the lack thereof.