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17 March 2021
How young can elders be?
by Oliver Robertson
Oliver Robertson reflects on the roles children play in meeting for worship, and asks whether adults need to get out of the way.
11 February 2021
Protecting the most vulnerable among us
by Juliet Prager
Juliet Prager shares why safeguarding is important in a Quaker setting.
17 December 2020
Post-pandemic peace in the classroom
by Isabel Cartwright
Isabel Cartwright outlines how keeping peace on the curriculum means we can build back better in our schools.
8 October 2020
9 voices the Department for Education would ban from schools
by Ellis Brooks
Ellis Brooks questions new guidance for English schools that silences discussion of capitalism and breaking unjust laws.
24 September 2020
Quaker Question Time: listening and learning together
by Kirsty Philbrick
Kirsty Philbrick examines how sharing the pearls and grit of Quaker faith can bring people together in community.
16 July 2020
Breaking down barriers through online youth work
by Lee Lester
Lee Lester examines the different ways online youth work has broken down barriers to participation, and how new ones can be mitigated.
29 April 2020
A Quaker climate striker talks campaigning through lockdown
by Lyndsay Burtonshaw
Self-care and Zoom calls: 18-year-old Quaker Anya Nanning Ramamurthy speaks to Lyndsay Burtonshaw about the practicalities of continuing climate strikes online.
24 February 2020
It’s time for schools to teach the climate and ecological crisis
by Olivia Hanks
The Youth 4 Climate school strikers are calling for a better education. Olivia Hanks looks at their important new campaign Teach the Future.
27 January 2020
7 ways to welcome children and families to your Quaker meeting
by Mel Cook
Families and children are a vital part of the Quaker community. Mel Cook shares how meetings can extend them an even warmer welcome.
24 September 2019
Exploring peace with local young people
by Mel Cook
Mel Cook explains how a Quaker group reached out to children in the local community to share a message of peace.