Tag Archive: education

Youth, Voice and Development is a Leeds University-based programme that asks: ‘What works for putting young people at the heart of research that contributes to positive change?’ Phase One, in 2020, was a collaboration between Changing the Story and the British Council which aimed to map connections and synergies between...

This article draws on the findings of a collaboration between the British Council and Changing the Story (CTS). Through this collaboration, we have been sharing knowledge about innovative approaches for working with young people in complex situations in developing countries and have examined the impact of COVID-19. Young people matter.  They represent over...

Tribal Education Methodology (TEM) is designed to have a meaningful intervention into tribal education and state curriculum of Kerala. Unlike earlier initiatives that promoted alternative educational models that ran parallel to the State curriculum, TEM attempts to integrate the tribal arts, culture, oral traditions of knowledge to restructure the state...

  The LILA network is a partnership between University of Leeds and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Leeds Libraries, Pudsey Wellbeing Charity, Museu de Lleida and The British Museum. It brings together a variety of participants to consider the relationship between language and the creative arts – visual arts, drama and...

In the Changing the Story community of learners with experiences from arts, academia and civil society organisations, our means of reaching across quite different contexts with histories of oppression and conflict is through participation. However much we appreciate forms of engaging people who might otherwise be left aside, in many...

South Africa is perhaps best known for two things: the decades long race-conflict known as Apartheid and former president Nelson Mandela who was responsible for negotiating the largely peaceful transition to democracy. Thirty years ago, young people relied on a generation of freedom fighters to implement the changes they fought...

This blog is part of Changing The Story’s #YoungChangemakers series. If you are a young person leading alternative actions for civil society building in the Global South and would like to be featured in the series, get in touch! Hello, I am Samjhana Balami from Nepal, currently a management student and...

This blog is part of Changing The Story’s #YoungChangemakers series. If you are a young person leading alternative actions for civil society building in the Global South and would like to be featured in the series, get in touch! How can young people in developing countries take action over issues that...

Supported by the University of Leeds’ Global Challenges Research Fund allocation, in March 2018, Changing the Story PI, Paul Cooke, took part in a capacity-building project with school teachers in Kenya. The project is led by Professor Jane Plastow, supported by Dr Kimingichi Wabende and Dr Simon Peter Otieno (University of Nairobi Dept of Literature) in collaboration with the Kenyan...