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Fireside Chats and Bright ideas: Developing #DreamBigAtHome

Event date: 
26 November 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Event location: 
Online

 Woodcraft Folk is passionate about empowering our members and young people to have their say listened to! Every month General Council (Woodcraft Folk Trustees) will be leading interactive discussion sessions on topics that are important to helping the organisation grow and be the best we can be to promote education for social change.

Liberating Structures Workshop

Event date: 
28 September 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Online

 Liberating Structures is a list of a few really useful tools for group working especially planning and decision making.

Storytelling

Event date: 
3 September 2020 - 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Online
Oral storytelling aimed at the under tens, stories about friendship, cooperation and understanding each other. To join, visit Woodcraft's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/woodcraftfolk/

Games, Quiz, and Chat

Event date: 
1 September 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Online

 Join Venturer Committee for a fun and engaging hang out before we get back to school/learning. This session will be a great chance to meet others, play fun games and test your knowledge in a fun quiz! We will also be discussing how we feel about getting back to learning as well as having fun with games and quizzes!

Fireside Chats and Bright Ideas - Supporting Young People to Influence Decision Making

Event date: 
29 October 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Online

 Woodcraft Folk is passionate about empowering our members and young people to have their say listened to! Every month General Council (Woodcraft Folk Trustees) will be leading interactive discussion sessions on topics that are important to helping the organisation grow and be the best we can be to promote education for social change. All are welcome and encouraged to join these sessions.

Fireside Chats and Bright Ideas – Woodcraft Folk’s Brand

Event date: 
24 September 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Online
Woodcraft Folk is passionate about empowering our members and young people to have their say listened to! Every month General Council (Woodcraft Folk Trustees) will be leading interactive discussion sessions on topics that are important to helping the organisation grow and be the best we can be to promote education for social change. All are welcome and encouraged to join these sessions. This session will be discussions on the way we brand ourselves. Does our logo, name and aims fit with our groups and activities? Does anything need updating? Is there something missing?

Arms Trade 101 and intersecting issues

Event date: 
22 September 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Online

 The arms business has a devastating impact on human rights and security, and damages economic development. Large scale military procurement and arms exports only reinforce a militaristic approach to international problems. Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) works towards ending the global arms trade.

Should Young People Be Ashamed of Folk Generations of the Past?

Event date: 
14 September 2020 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Event location: 
Online
Two years ago, Woodcraft members attending the Symposium on Education for Social Change: the many histories of the Woodcraft Folk were disturbed or even shocked by the argument of one of the speakers. In his presentation Rich Palser argued that when the Folk was formed in 1925 its strategy for achieving social change was informed by the ideas of eugenics, and that this shaped its educational methods. This led a number of shocked DFs present to ask ‘What are we supposed to do with this?’ This session provides an opportunity to discuss this issue in greater depth.

How Did the Folk Educate Children for Social Change After WWII?

Event date: 
7 September 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Event location: 
Online

 ‘Education for Social Change’ has been the purpose of the Folk since its inception nearly a century ago. Yet how it envisaged achieving that purpose has changed over time. Whilst many of the practical activities – notably camping and international exchanges – have remained the same, how they are envisaged and carried out have been modified not only to respond to changing times, but also to achieve changed educational priorities.

Fireside chat and bright ideas - Updating our website

Event date: 
27 August 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Event location: 
Online

 Woodcraft Folk is passionate about empowering our members and young people to have their say listened to! Every month General Council (Woodcraft Folk Trustees) will be leading interactive discussion sessions on topics that are important to helping the organisation grow and be the best we can be to promote education for social change. All are welcome and encouraged to join these sessions.

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