The FYFF team are delighted to be presenting a workshop at this year’s NCRM Research Methods E-Festival taking place 25-29 October 2021. Our interactive workshop will focus on qualitative telephone interviews; providing practical guidance on how to conduct these, exploring their advantages, and offering advice on how to overcome the challenges. It will guide you throughContinue reading NCRM Research Methods E-Festival
In May 2021, the team submitted evidence to the House of Lords Parliamentary Inquiry on youth unemployment. You can read our submission here. We highlight that young parents are a seldom heard voice in considerations of youth unemployment and that there is a lack of evidence about how young parents are affected by policy interventionsContinue reading Read our submission to the House of Lords Parliamentary Inquiry on youth unemployment
Congratulations Dr Ladlow! The Following Young Fathers Further team would like to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS to our team member Linzi, now Dr Linzi Ladlow. Yesterday she successfully defended her PhD thesis with no corrections! Linzi’s PhD is called ‘Housing young parents: a micro-dynamic study of the housing experience and support needs of young mothersContinue reading Congratulations Dr Ladlow!
On Wednesday 28th April 2021 we ran a sharing and learning webinar where we launched several new resources and research findings based on a recently concluded community led research study called ‘Diverse Dads’. Diverse Dads was a collaborative project between the North East Young Dads and Lads Project (NEYDL) and the Following Young Fathers FurtherContinue reading Launching new findings from the Diverse Dads Collaborative project
Researching young fatherhood during a pandemic: FYFF features as a case study in the Healthcare Improvement Scotland ‘Engaging Differently’ series In November 2020, the FYFF team gave a keynote presentation at a webinar run by the Covid Realities project. The presentation was an opportunity to reflect on our experiences of conducting research with young fathersContinue reading Researching young fatherhood during a pandemic: FYFF features as a case study in the Healthcare Improvement Scotland ‘Engaging Differently’ series
YDC Grimsby in the Local Press: We are now recruiting to the project! We are making progress with establishing the Young Dads Collective (YDC) in Grimsby and today The Grimsby Telegraph has released a short piece highlighting the project. YDC Grimsby is hosted by the YMCA Humber and aims to bring together of a groupContinue reading YDC Grimsby in the Local Press: We are now recruiting to the project!
Today we are pleased to announce the launch of two new briefing papers based on wave 1 of the Following Young Fathers Further research. As part of this short series we present emergent findings of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on the parenting journeys and support needs of the seventeen young fathersContinue reading Launching our wave 1 Briefing Paper series: the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown on young fathers
on Tuesday 20th October 2020, we held the YDC Grimsby webinar with ten representatives from local support services, the statutory and voluntary sectors and local government in Grimsby and the North East Lincolnshire region. The objectives of the webinar were three-fold; To introduce the project, the Young Dads Collective model and its main aims andContinue reading Young Dads Collective Grimsby Webinar