Author Archives: Michelle Baden

Enter: Tjejzonen (girlzone) – Michelle’s vocational visit

I kicked off the day visiting an organistation called “Tjejzonen” which translates to Girlzone. A non government organisation the focuses on online and person to person connection to young women, aged 12 to 25. The organisation begun due to the … Continue reading

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3 x youth Center + sushi = Perfect Vocational Visit

Cecilia Ulvegard’s car pulls into the driveway and on go the shoes, backpack in hand i head out for my fourth vocational visit. First stop, ‘Fribergagarden.’ A youth center that is adjacent to the Friberas School in the Danderyds Kommun … Continue reading

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Buildings to Boat – what an adventure!

The sun was shining, a beautiful day… on went the shorts and out the door. However upon arriving to our destination of Skansen I thought to myself, ‘jeans may have been a wiser choice!’ Never mind, as we were quickly … Continue reading

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Michelle’s Vocational visit in Upplands Bro – 19 May 2011

We see a need and we ACT! Is that not the simplest explanation for a youth centre? Well I was lucky enough to have Martin Dworen, Fryshuset. Which literally translated means freeze house….so you may be wondering why that is? … Continue reading

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Vocational Visit in Enköping – Michelle

Wednesday 11th May  2011-05-17 Off to the muncipiality of Enköping for me; to meet with Marketing Co-ordinator Cissi Loow.  I must admit I was a little unsure as to why I was meeting with a marketing co-ordinator, though after maybe … Continue reading

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Michelle’s Uppsala vocational experience

My first individual vocational visit (on Tuesday 3rd May 2011) started with my host Mum , Lena, dropping me off at Stenhagens Fritidsgard- a leisure centre. I was to meet with social worker, Denise Fjellner.  However Denise was not well, … Continue reading

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Dannemora to Enkoping and everything in-between

Saturday May 7 A beautiful sunny spring day greeted our team for our excursion to Dannemora, an iron ore mine just out side of Uppsala. We enjoyed a short drive out to the country side where our guide Arvid Olsson … Continue reading

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