The Advice Clinic

Being a social artist and facilitator means constantly learning. To help you to find new material and resources to continue your learning journey we have brought together some of the best articles from our very own magazine along with articles from around the web that we think might be useful.

Screen shot 2012-05-09 at 12.13.49Opportunities for Work and Travel in the International School System
Donna Bracewell explains why securing a role within the busy International School System could be worth the effort.
Screen shot 2014-07-01 at 11.51.21Add your PYE Training to LinkedIN
Find out how to add your new qualification to your professional profile.
Access to Media Education Society HumanEYES WorkshopUnderstanding Introversion
To find out more about the ways introversion manifests in a camp environment we spoke to Ruby Smith Diaz, facilitator, performer, social justice advocate and self-identified introvert.
Screen shot 2013-12-20 at 15.34.18What drives a social artist?
Watch this video interview with PYE’s Senior International Trainer, Nadia Chaney to hear her thoughts on social artistry, what it is and why it is so important in today’s communities.
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How do you start a social art organization?
To find out more about setting up your own organization we spoke to Ed Wade Martins, co-director of, an organization that uses creativity to raise awareness of today’s social and environmental issues.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.28.17How do you handle difficult behavior during a workshop?
Workshop leaders and facilitators often have natural concerns about dealing with un-cooperative or challenging behavior while they are leading a group.
Rup on the micPoetry Workshop Ideas
How do you use poetry to work with groups from diverse backgrounds and varied language competencies?
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Great Quotes about Creativity
Looking for a little inspiration for your creativity? Take a look at the words of some wise people who’ve managed to phrase it beautifully.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.38.215 Ways to be More Creative
As part of our 5th Birthday celebrations, we’ve created this quick guide on how to be creative as you go about your day to day life.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.40.23Youth Empowerment: What do the Next 5 Years Hold
We reached out to key thinkers and practitioners around the world and asked them what they are expecting from the next 5 years.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.44.21Best TED Talks for Youth Workers
We love TED talks, and for youth workers and educators there are several really interesting and inspiring talks that are well worth watching.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.46.17Theater Practitioners Reading List Juli and Gina lead a songPractical Tips for Music Facilitators
There are many thousands of songs and games that you can use in workshops with youth or adult groups in order to introduce elements of creativity.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.49.395 TED Talks About the Power of Music
Do you use music in your work? Take a look at these 5 inspiring TED videos about the incredible power of music as a tool for social change.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 12.02.12Social Artists Guide to Social Media
Thinking of putting your project online? Wanting to expand your connection to other social artists? It needn’t be daunting.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 11.56.51Basic HTML for Bloggers
HTML code can be logical and easy to understand for basic use, and there’s no reason why you can’t do it.
Screen shot 2013-09-19 at 10.32.44Who should you follow on Twitter?
There are some amazing and inspiring social artists on Twitter. Following them will allow you to engage in relevant conversations and discussions and keep you up to date with all the latest news and developments in the field.
Screen shot 2013-12-27 at 12.06.13How do you Measure Empowerment Work?
You may be passionate about what you do, and you may be very familiar with the incredible results that your work has, but how do you communicate that to other people?
Screen shot 2014-10-15 at 12.56.36PYE Evaluation Report 2012
Read our comprehensive evaluation report from 2012 to find out how we evaluated our work.


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