Ireland’s teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU

IRELAND HAS THE fourth highest rate of suicide amongst teenagers in the EU, according to a new report. Unicef, the United Nations’ childrens’ arm, has released its latest report card on child well-being which shows that Ireland’s rate for teens losing their lives by suicide is above the international average. Ireland’s rate is 10.3 amongst … Continue reading Ireland’s teen suicide rate is the fourth highest in the EU

Community Development Programmes – Waikato institute for Leisure and Sport

Waikato institute for Leisure and Sport offers a range of short courses aimed at enhancing practical and leadership skills for community organisations, leaders and volunteers. A 'Learn by Doing' approach sees student participation in a variety of interactive activities with the option of NZQA unit standards. Courses offered include: Holiday programme and OSCAR training Volunteer … Continue reading Community Development Programmes – Waikato institute for Leisure and Sport

Henry Giroux on Neoliberalism, Youth and Social Justice

A ten minute video on Neoliberalism, it's values of self interest and profit, and it's diminishing effect on the welfare state. A discussion on what this means for youth, low-income and minority groups and a need for 'drawing up a new map' with values of compassion, justice and equality, the need for broad-based social movements, … Continue reading Henry Giroux on Neoliberalism, Youth and Social Justice