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Make a Difference

Posted on 30th August 2013 in Learning, News, Transformation

What a summer! I’ve spent a lot of time with some amazing young people on a national citizenship programme run by The Challenge Network. Together with 125 young people aged 16-17 (and a brilliant team of staff),  I’ve abseiled down cliffs, scrambled along boulders, got soaked and bruised gorge-walking, narrowly avoided food-poisoning as they learnt […]

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Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

Posted on 22nd January 2013 in Learning, News, Transformation

Yesterday was a momentous day : Martin Luther King Day and the inauguration of Barack Obama for a second term. Listening to Barack setting out his vision in his inaugural speech I felt again the mixture of anger, passion, joy and hope that I felt four years ago when he took his oath as the […]

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Learning for peace

Posted on 7th November 2012 in Learning, News

I was planning to write about the American elections in this week’s blog. All the media coverage had got me thinking about leadership. What am I looking for in a leader? What influences my vote? These proved harder questions to answer than I expected. Then I got an email from Change.org about the campaign to […]

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A voice for abuse survivors

Posted on 20th October 2012 in News, s:vox, Transformation

Child abuse has often been described as having a ripple effect like a pebble in a pond and this can certainly be seen in the ripples spreading from the Jimmy Savile revelations. Actually it feels more like a tsunami as the courage of the first few victims in speaking out gives strength and permission for […]