Posts Tagged ‘young

04
Nov
09

Young and Unemployed on World Update

It’s got many labels: The recession generation, the quarter life crisis or very simply young and unemployed.

On Thursday 5th November @ 1000 GMT World Update with Dan Damon will be taking a close look at what the economic downturn has done to the employment prospects of those who are young and very qualified.
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26
Mar
09

Young reporters on the BBC

chicago2101As WHYS is being taken care of, by school kids today, I thought it was worth letting you know how Your Story is working with under 18’s for their perspective on the news.

For a view on sex education in schools, I worked with teenage mums from Southampton on contraception.   There are also these three teenagers from Chicago who are recording about their lives in a failing school system, where there is poverty and violence.  To get involved, check out the Your Story blog.

18
Jun
08

ON AIR: Should 16-year olds be allowed to vote?

This debate came second in this morning’s vote in Glasgow, so we are going to talk about it tonight. Keep posting your comments below…

Bryony from Zimbabwe argued for this. More here.
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