30.03.2023 - Fourth Annual Advisory Panel meeting
The project's fourth annual Advisory Panel meeting took place virtually on 30 March 2023.
The project team and the Advisory Panel discussed the following topics:
recent progress on project data collection,
their views on how families can be supported in order to support young people's transitions,
and the work that the panel members and their organisations are currently doing in this space.
The YLYF project team also presented findings related to the recently published 'Schools for All?' report, and reported on plans for future publications by the team.
24.03.2022 - Third Annual Advisory Panel meeting
The project's third annual Advisory Panel took place virtually on 24 March 2022.
how careers guidance has changed over the last year,
their views on how young people have approached careers guidance over the last year,
and predictions on future trends in the labour market.
The YLYF project team presented preliminary findings from the first wave of the project survey, and requested feedback on a draft of the second wave of the project survey.
13.04.2021 - Official Project Launch!
The official project launch of the Young Lives, Young Futures project took place on 13 April 2021.
Chaired by Aliyah Irabor-York, founder of Pupil Power, an online panel of five inspiring young people led an insightful and stimulating discussion around the themes of:
the impact of Covid-19
the future of education and the role of youth activists
how young people can bring their voices and experiences into this discussion.
A huge thanks to Aliya and the 5 wonderful panelists for their discussion contributions, as well as to all those who attended the event!
Read Aliyah's blog entry on the event here.
A full video recording of the event is also available (see right).
25.03.2021 - Second Annual Advisory Panel meeting
The project's Advisory Panel returned in March 2021, in virtual format.
Led by two project team members (Charlotte and Alice), the 2021 Youth Advisory Group convened to share their thoughts on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on young people's experiences of education and work.
The Youth Advisory Group joined the Advisory Panel for discussion, focusing on the progress of the project during the Covid-19 pandemic and the challenges that young people have faced throughout the previous year.
17.12.2019 - Inaugural Advisory Panel meeting
Led by two of the project team members (Meg and Alice), the Youth Advisory Group met to discuss the barriers that young people face at key education transition points, focusing on the dominance of university pathways in school-led career discussions.
The Youth Advisory Group joined the Advisory Panel and the remainder of the project team in the afternoon with three main discussion goals:
sharing on and discussing the main takeaways from the morning Youth Advisory Group session,
reviewing and providing feedback on the main project proposal,
and reviewing the project's draft interview questions, ensuring that they are appropriate for all future interviewees (young people, policymakers and practitioners).