Contributing to and leading change

This sections examines young people’s social action: Traditional forms including volunteering Participation in political groups New ways of creating change using technology New ways of creating change with the disciplines of business  

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  1. Young people are a vital resource
  2. Future challenges for young people
  3. The transition from school to work
  4. Contributing to and leading change