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Getting your project started
Youth workers from Scotswummin share their experience, reflections and top tips in how to get your project started including icebreaker activities, identifying partners and doing the ground work to ensure you’re prepared for engaging young people in heritage.
Hear from youth workers Sarah and Rebecca about their reflections of being involved in a youth-led heritage research project.
Take a look at these icebreaker activities that will help young people get to know each other.
This resource covers setting up group agreements, planning to ensure you stay on track and evaluating to ensure you can measure the impact of your project.
Sarah and Becca share their top tips for identifying partners to work with on your heritage project.
Sarah and Becca share their top tips on how to recruit for and promote your group.
This resource looks at the difference between structured and unstructured sessions and Sarah and Becca, youth workers, share their experiences.
List of points to consider when you're planning your own session.
Template with annotations to help you when planning a session.
Blank template that can be used to plan your own session.
On Our Wave Length
Youth workers Lauren and Beth share some ice breakers and exercises you can use and adapt while working with young people to help them engage in issues around community, recycling and respect.
Give young people the opportunity to consider different perspectives and challenges from across the world, and how these contrast with their own experience.
A series of moral dilemmas for young people to consider as a group exercise
Fun, interactive quiz for young people about recycling, based on the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire format
Get young people thinking about their autonomy by encouraging them to question the choices they make on a daily basis
Fun icebreaker to get young people interacting with the group by asking a quickfire round of abstract choices
Exercise to encourage young people to discuss their emotions and consider the consequences of their actions.