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Inmates discover themselves through digital storytelling

By | 14th June, 2014|Testimonies, Discover, Community|

Since 2011, six batches of inmates have gone through The Hero's Journey – a journey in self-discovery through digital storytelling. The Singapore Prison Service website states: Being committed to ensuring that inmates are in safe and secure custody, we are also [...]

Research to validate digital storytelling as a tool for the workplace

By | 23rd October, 2013|Workshop, Storytelling Tips, Beyond Singapore, Discover, Education|

Tyros ran a Storytelling for a Digital Age workshop at the Institute for Adult Learning (IAL) in June this year. The workshop aimed at equipping Adult Educators, Training Management, and HR Specialists for the digital age through using digital storytelling. [...]

Linking youth and seniors through digital storytelling

By | 31st July, 2013|Milestone, Workshop, Discover, Community, Education, Youth, Digital Immigrants|

Tyros partnered with the Council for Third Age and Tampines Junior College in June 2013 to pilot the Making Memories through digital storytelling workshop. Here's a short report on the InterGenerational Learning Programme which also featured digital storytelling. Kudos to [...]

A digital immigrant’s journey

By | 14th March, 2013|Learning Journey, Singapore, Beyond Singapore, Discover, Digital Immigrants|

With the revamp of our website, I intend to highlight some of the interesting ways practitioners are using (digital) Storytelling in: Arts Business Communities Distribution (Media) Education Families Government Health I will also scour through the Internet to highlight tips, tools, [...]

Digital storytelling for inmates around the world

By | 13th March, 2013|Learning Journey, Singapore, Beyond Singapore, Editor's Choice, Discover, Youth|

A number of digital storytelling facilitators around the world are doing rehabilitative work among prison inmates. Tricia Jenkins of DigiTales in the UK partnered with Association for the Social Support of Youth (ARSIS) in Greece to run workshops with young people in prison. [...]

Digital Storytelling Around the World

By | 24th January, 2017|Milestone, Singapore, Beyond Singapore, Discover|

The Digital Storytelling (DS) Working Group (closed group) serves as a resource and support for DS practitioners, researchers, academics, companies and social workers from around the world. The group was initiated by Story Center's Executive Director and Pioneer of DS, Joe [...]

We hunt instead of fish

By | 15th June, 2012|Discover, Marketplace|

"How many job applicants does it take to find one qualified candidate?" writes Connie Hampton a professional HR recruiter. "We hunt instead of fish." She says. The article quotes, "an infographic... revealed that it takes approximately 1,000 online views by [...]