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Crispin School Year 8 Community Conference

Crispin School: Year 8 Community Conference (16th July 2013): Make your voice heard This daylong event was another fantastic example of global education at Crispin school, enabling their...

"Farmers Feeding our World" Workshops at Okehampton Community College

On a beautiful and sunny morning in rural Devon, we made our way to Okehampton Community College for a jam-packed day of "Farmers Feeding our World" workshops; where Year 9 students learnt...

Malala Day in London

Burntwood School student Emily Howe, aged 15, reports from the Malala Day events in London. Friday 12th of July was a historic day. It was the day when youth from around the world took over...

Malala Day

Sam Whittingham and Millie Wells, GCE Young Ambassadors, report from Malala Day in New York. The big day was here, Malala Day! We found our space in the queue and waited in anticipation for...

Education for All at Ringwood School

Millie and Sam, GCE Young Ambassadors for 2013, tell us about the Education For All day they put on at their school. Our Campaign to Find 1.7 Million Missing Teachers! Keen to...

My Favourite Oxfam Event for 2012

As a member of the Oxfam National Youth Board, and an active member of my local Oxfam Support Group, I am passionate about fighting poverty. I always find it interesting and motivational when there's...

Bristol City Academy Stands Up For Water Rights

I walk into Bristol City Academy and I time travel back to being fourteen again by hearing a particular old-school tune of mine playing out of a student's headphones: "Get up, Stand up"...

Campaigning for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

Recently, members of Sir John Lawes Schools' Oxfam Youth Action Group visited our local MP Peter Lilley to hand him a petition concerning the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Adopting Oxfam's...

Land Grab at Berkhamsted School

We are members of the Berkhamsted School Oxfam group. There are 17 girls in our Youth Action Group aged between 12 - 15 years and we meet regularly once a week. Recently we have been trying to raise...

Send My Friend India Trip: Day 4

Millie Wells and Sam Whittingham from Ringwood School Hampshire are the 2013 Young Ambassadors for Education. Sam and Millie won a national competition, The Steve Sinnott Award, to find two...