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Media and the Riots conference and report


After the headline-grabbing  civil disturbances that took place in cities across England in August 2011, CJET partnered with The-Latest.Com to hold a groundbreaking Media and the Riots conference in November. Young people from areas affected by the summer riots were invited to join news experts at the one-day event in the hope of learning lessons about the nature […]

Street Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition

Photo by: Sarah Sperber

CJET successfully ran its inaugural Street Photographer of the Year competition in 2011. This exciting event won backing from Time Out magazine, Olympus, who donated the camcorder top prize and Guardian News & Media.  Judges were award-winning photographer Eamonn McCabe, former Picture Editor of The Guardian, renowned publisher Dr Margaret Busby, a CJET trustee, Allyce Hibbert, […]

Journalism for All courses


A Journalism for All summer school, funded by the local authority Southwark Council and a grant from The Big Lottery – Awards for All scheme, was piloted by CJET in south London. Southwark, the borough in which the course was held, is an area with high proportions of people with either no or very low skills. […]

Voluntary and community sector support Government’s Youth Contract

Key social enterprise, voluntary and community organisations have agreed to support the Government’s programme to tackle unemployment among young people. The £1billion Youth Contract programme aims to make sure that every young person between the ages of 18 and 24 years is either earning or learning. It is expected that a quarter of a million […]