End of NESTA Phase 1: Research and feasibility

We have come to the end of our 1st phase of development, which has seen us take an idea, develop a number of concepts and test the feasibility of these within a number of environments. Nesta funded us to show what digital innovations were possible to support public services and help young people find employment. […]

FLiP meets the Camden Connexions PAs

We were kindly allowed to present FLIP at a meeting of the Connexions Personal Advisors (PA) team in Camden today. We were keen to see if the connexions service would be able to refer young people onto the tool and if they would find it useful. The PAs had some questions on what type of […]

FLiP team drop into New Horizons Youth Centre

Last week saw the FLiP team visit New Horizons Youth Centre in Camden to introduce FLiP live for the first time. New Horizons is a day centre working with young people who are vulnerable, homeless or at risk. We dropped into an employment support workshop run by Janet Matthews, one of the staff at the […]

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 […]