Posts in «News Worthy» category

Fear of Failure

My friend has always maintained that she can’t sing so I was surprised when she told me that she had joined a choir. “How come they accepted you?” I asked. “Ah, well, it’s a special choir” she answered “it’s called the Can’t Sing Choir. It’s for people who think they can’t sing.” The leader of […]

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Let’s Prove the Point

It’s a sorry state of affairs that almost 100 years after the Suffragettes won us the right to vote for parliament, we women should still need to press hard for equal representation at the top levels of government and business. The European Union is currently considering the introduction of a law which would prescribe quotas […]

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Confidence = can-do

Girls Out Loud was mentioned twice during a House of Commons debate at the end of November when, in the context of a debate on the ‘Girls – educational development’ we were given credit for the effectiveness of our mentoring model. MP’s were discussing the fact that studies over the last 30 years show girls […]

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Healthy Mind & Body

Zumba! Sounds like an exotic dance, right? Well, in case you didn’t know, it’s the latest way to combine fun with fitness; a dance-based physical routine to make you sweat and keep your heart pumping. The girls and the Big Sisters had a Zumba session at Sir William Stanier School recently and we proved to […]

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Early intervention so important…

The principle of early intervention has always been at the heart of the GOL action plan and, if ever there was an ideal time to convince the doubters, now is it. Following the outbreak of looting that hit our city centres over the summer, early intervention has become a buzz-phrase associated with arguments on how […]

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