To mark this occasion our partners in Portugal were featured on the main national Radio Antena1 (the Portuguese equivalent of the BBC), on radio TSF and on RTP (the public national television channel) as part of World Radio Day.
In Germany there was a show with interviews from the deputy editor of the regional newspaper ‘Rheinzeitung’ on their RadioActive101 national hub. The deputy editor commented in the interview: “I am a bit of jealous, because you have the chance to dig right into your topics without all that daily business pressure”.
In the UK at 2.00pm was a programme on Mental Health and Young People: Experiences and Perspectives. The show explores what different groups of young people in the UK think about mental health, discussing their experiences and giving their perspectives on perceived differences in help and support for mental health issues at school and college.
As Christmas approaches and thoughts turn to family and friends, the holiday season is presented to us within conventional parameters by mainstream media. However, RadioActive101 will be broadcasting a show that presents ‘alternative voices’. The show reminds us in no uncertain terms of a reality for many people at this time of year – homelessness, exclusion from the education system or dealing with the complexities of addiction.
Please join us at 4pm (UK time), Tuesday 23 December 2014.
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As part of the 20th International Conference on technology supported learning, Prof. Andrew Ravenscroft of the University of East London, UK presented at Online Educa in Berlin. The paper was called Implementation and Evaluation of Radio as an Educational Intervention for Inclusion and Informal Learning and was part of the sessions Addressing Inequality: Is ICT a Silver Bullet? (Friday, 5th December 2014)
RadioActive Workshop Flyer 26 Nov 2014
RadioActive 101 Dissemination Work-shop
RadioActive101 hosted a Dissemination Workshop on Wednesday 26 Nov 2014, at Dragon Hall Trust, in Covent Garden, Central London.
The sessions covered the practical side of making radio, legal, copyright and licensing requirements and the benefits of implementing a robust Governance Editorial Model. This workshop had representatives from youth work and other community work; academics and practitioners in education, people from the performing arts and those concerned with employability in general; the creative and digital industries, digital media focussed educators and practitioners, various service users and students.
Earlier in October RadioActive101 in the UK met with invited guests Leena Louhivuori, Antti-Veikko Salo and Nicklas Nyman from the Helsinki Metropolitan University of Applied Sciences. Leena and her delegation coordinate the Gloria “Culture Arena” project through the Helsinki City Youth Centre. The Gloria project offers a wide range of cultural activities; music, visual arts, theatre & dance to unemployed young and older people. Ideas for future collaboration with RadioActive101 are under discussion and the team has been invited to Helsinki in March 2015 to discuss future collaboration and to show how we do RadioActive101.