Thoughts On Social Cohesion Following The Recent Publication Of The Casey Report

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

Following the publication of the long-awaited review of integration by Louise Casey, I want to spend a little time considering its findings and implications.

Independent Research Backs The Effectiveness Of Mosaic's Mentoring Programmes

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 17.09.2017 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

After a busy and successful year, Mosaic, HRH The Prince of Wales' mentoring initiative that is now proudly part of The Prince's Trust, has been busy ...

Twelve Busy Months in the Life of Mosaic

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

It's a time of change for the UK and for Mosaic as we settle into our new home. However, there's one thing I am certain about: the next twelve months are going to be our most successful yet!

When High Aspirations Lead All the Way to the House of Lords

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

As I'm sure is common in most jobs, there's a certain rhythm to the year at Mosaic, the charity that I proudly serve as Managing Director. There are...

Prince of Wales Mentoring Initiative Mosaic Moves Home to The Prince's Trust

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

With both Mosaic and The Prince's Trust sharing a very similar purpose - to help disadvantaged young people to overcome their barriers and move towards education, employment and training - it was agreed earlier this year that Mosaic and The Prince's Trust would move towards integration

Response to Lady Corston's Report on 'Inequality' in the UK Schools System

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Politics
Jonathan Freeman

In her excellent, recently-published report, Lady Corston is sadly having to remind us of what we have known for decades when she says that social mob...

Message of Support From HRH The Prince of Wales Crowns the Most Successful Year Yet for Mosaic

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

The message from HRH The Prince of Wales is a fitting conclusion to what's been our most successful year to date and has given us yet more motivation to ensure that 2016 will be even better.

House of Dreams

Imogen Parson | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Imogen Parson

This residential museum is the 'lovechild' of local artist, Stephen Wright, who takes mosaic-work to a whole new sphere. He started this project in 1998 and it still isn't finished. It will never be finished as every time Stephen stumbles upon another quirky object and finds a space, it becomes an ever-evolving masterpiece.

A Little Time for a Big Reward: A Call for Graduates and Undergraduates to Join Mosaic's Mentor Programme

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

If you are a graduate from a UK university then it's likely that you remember your years of study with immense fondness. For those fortunate enough,...

Away From the Boardroom, Business Brains Can Transform Lives

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK
Jonathan Freeman

In recent months, there seems to have been an increase in the frequency with which the word 'mentor' is cropping up in policy documents and boardroom ...

Vision - It's a Beacon Pointing the Way Forward

Perween Warsi | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK
Perween Warsi

A woman may have the same qualifications or experience as a man, but won't project herself as forcefully. I was talking with an American friend about this recently and his view was that if you can't sell yourself successfully, how can you sell an idea?

Breaking Rude

Mik Scarlet | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

What does sadden me is how many young disabled people still feel that a happy love life is out of reach. I started using my wheelchair at the age of fifteen and at the time I was sure I would never find love.

Soaring Muslim Prison Population Is a Blight on the Community

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 14.06.2014 | UK Politics
Muhammad Abdul Bari

The shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan has rightly called for an inquiry on rising prison populations from the Muslim community in London prisons. Figures show that 27% of London prisoners are Muslims; double the rate of the overall Muslim population in the city.

The Incredible Power of Mentoring

Wakkas Khan | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK
Wakkas Khan

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to attend The Prince's Seeing is Believing Mosaic school visit. The Prince's Seeing is Believing programme ha...

Berners-Lee Shares Queen's £1 Million Engineering Prize With Online Pioneers

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Tech

Five internet pioneers have shared the first £1 million Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web...

One in Five in Youth Jails are Muslim - So Get Mentoring!

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Politics
Jonathan Freeman

The Chief Inspector of Prisons reveals that a shocking 21% of prisons in youth jails are Muslim, an increase of 8% in only three years.

Why Charles Dickens Would Have Been a Mosaic Mentor

Jonathan Freeman | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Jonathan Freeman

Having recently celebrated the art of Dickens we can also celebrate his message of social improvement and realise that those of us who take the initiative to offer a helping hand are justified in having, in regard to the results, great expectations.

David Bowie Out On The Tiles For 65th Birthday

Posted 10.03.2012 | Home

David Bowie has never been afraid to experiment with his image, so the rock legend is no doubt delighted that his 65th birthday has been celebrated by...

An investment with a worthy ROI

Khawar Mann | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK
Khawar Mann

As we find ourselves at the end of another party conference season in the UK, education has once again been grabbing the headlines. Education secretar...

Pippa Middleton Immortalised In Crumpets

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It's an unlikely tribute, but an impressive one nonetheless. In order to celebrate her status as Britain's tastiest bit of crumpet (ahem), Beefeate...