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NESTA includes FLIP in showcase video

NESTA has published the first series of their Reboot Britain programme, which FLiP took part in last year. They have produced a video to showcase the programme and the projects involved. Have a look and keep an eye out for FLiP and the young people using it! Through Reboot Britain NESTA was seeking  to “test […]

NESTA uses FLIP as a case study project

NESTA has written up a case study on FLIP as part of its journey through the Reboot Britain Programme. The focus of Reboot Britain was to demonstrate how collaborative technologies can be used to support and enhance our public services and deliver more for less in a number of ways: by offering a better understanding of users’ […]

FLiP at Google’s Interactivism Hack Weekend

FLiP was invited to participate in Google’s second Interactivism event. Interactivism: Young People’s Hack Weekend was held in London on 17th and 18th February 2012. It was delivered by Google and FutureGov who joined forces with the RSA and South London youth communications agency, Livity.  Teams were challenged to submit ideas with innovative ways of […]

Engaging employers: Camden Apprenticeships

We held another employer engagement session with our commissioning partner Camden Apprenticeship Programme to further understand what profile information is relevant to Camden as a public sector organisation offering opportunities to young people. We asked them to consider what information would be included in a job listing.  Then they looked at the skills groups in […]

Engaging with Karibu Community Home

FLiP is keen about engaging more young people from different areas that might need help in connecting to employment. We are constantly working on how to make FLiP better and include young people and different stakeholders in the co-design and decision making process of the tool. The FLiP team had the opportunity to speak with  […]

Final user testing before build

So we’re back! After the previous  user testing we went back to the design board and created a few versions of the main pages for the FLiP site. We invited Cheyenne Bell, who’s been involved in FLiP as a project since early days at Jailbrake. We also spoke to a few other young people who […]

FLiP user testing

After various co-design efforts the FLiP site is almost ready to build! Before we do we decided to test it one last time and and get feedback from young people involved in Camden Apprenticeship programme. We wanted to make sure we were on the right track and test the new site designs to measure how […]

Helping Bethnal Green Ventures

FLiP took part to the 10 weeks incubation programme called Bethnal Green Ventures (BGV) and on the 13th of December 2010 we had our show and tell evening. After 10 weeks of discussions, meeting people and lovely shared dinners we were ready to pitch FLiP to an audience of industry experts and innovators!  The evening was […]

Cheyenne talks about looking for jobs

Cheyenne tells it like it is from Flip Jobs on Vimeo. After the first user testing prototype v1 with young people at Camden, we have been wanting to speak with more young people to get to know more about the challenge they face everyday looking for a job. Whilst we plan more activities and interviews, […]