Behind the Headlines

Opening up the world of news for young people

Our work
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.
What we offer:
For young people:
A range of news and media workshops for schools, higher education and youth groups
Guidance for those interested in media careers
For teachers:
Training, webinars and conferences to support news and media education
Free downloadable news literacy teaching resources
Teaching News webinar
Monday 20 September, 4.00-4.30pm
Get ideas, advice and exclusive resources for teaching news across the secondary curriculum and preview our virtual workshops.
I thought the workshop was fantastic and has really fostered a love of writing and journalism with many of my students.
Kingsmead School
Thank you for this excellent session. It will really help to build news literacy. There was a great variety of tasks, too, and a good pace to the lesson.
Hove Park School
East Sussex
Engaging and interesting, [students] loved the part about a feature writer’s day as it showed clear insight into a journalist’s day.
Holmes Chapel Comprehensive

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