Free to be Online

YAS also partake in ‘share the mic’ opportunities, where young people consult with leaders and decision makers to bring youth experiences and voices to the forefront! In 2020, the Youth Activists spoke to Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok and Twitter to demand commitments from social media platforms to create safe and empowering spaces for girls and […]

The future online

These youth leaders worked together to design The Future Online’s guiding project questions, conduct focus group discussions with peers, and take their demands of accountability and change to stakeholders in Australia and the Asia-Pacific: including the ESafety Commissioner, TikTok, and Twitter.

Behind the Headlines

Our award-winning Behind the Headlines programme empowers young people to understand, critically analyse, engage with and participate in the media. We have carefully tailored a set of innovative and authentic experiences, rooted in journalism and educational best practice. Sessions can be virtual or in-person at our Education Centre, located in the Guardian’s head office.


Bringing together news literacy, primary English and PSHE specialists from The Guardian Foundation, National Literacy Trust and PSHE Association, NewsWise offers free lesson plans, resources and workshops for schools, activities for families, high quality teacher training and opportunities to connect with real journalists

Random Acts of Leadership

Looking for ways to support your students to develop their leadership skills? This collection of activities can be completed as a sequence or individually depending on students’ needs.

Leadership Sketchnote

Explore leadership with students using this scaffolded sketchnote template, including focus questions and plenty of space for students to draw, record keywords and phrases.

Positive Affirmations

Vibrant affirmation cards to support rich discussions as students consider how they can build their growth mindset individually and as a collective group.

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