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Featured resource: Robert Putnam - Closing the Opportunity Gap: This is the full version of a lecture that Robert Putnam gave at the RSA. In it he argues that there is a growing gap between working class young people in the USA and the 'upper third'. Based on research for his latest book - Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis - he shows just how dire the situation has got. It's well worth spending an hour with!

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    by Mark Smith - Friday, 22 April 2016, 2:14 PM

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    What is teaching?

    This piece looks at teaching as a process. It defines teaching as the process of attending to people’s needs, experiences and feelings, and making specific interventions to help them learn particular things.

    Key teaching activities

    This is an add-on to what is teaching? and highlights nine key activities that teachers engage in.

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    Samantha Makwana - Library timings
    by Emma Mclaren - Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 10:46 AM

    Hi All,

    Please note that Samantha Makwana will be available in the College Library on Tuesday 19th April, 10am – 2pm.

    If you have any queries regarding your accounts or research etc, please do contact her on 020 7540 4910 or  email: <u>s.makwana@ymca.ac.uk

    many thanks.

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    Bede House Vacancies
    by Emma Mclaren - Friday, 1 April 2016, 3:13 PM

    Dear Colleagues in Youth Work,

    We are advertising for two part youth work posts here at Bede Youth.

    Both posts are for 16hrs each, 4 evenings a week term time and any 3 days during the school holidays.

    We are looking for a minimum level 3 diploma qualified youth worker and of ...

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