UCee Station is a media project for youngsters in place in neighbourhoods and at secondary schools in urban areas around The Netherlands. The www.uceestation.nl website contains radio shows, movies, clips, articles, interviews, columns, etc., created by and for youngsters aged 12 to 23.
These media items are created during the media classes and activities at various locations around the city. In tailor-made educational programmes youngsters are trained by professional media coaches to become media producers at various levels, working with radio, video, photography and copywriting as the media disciplines of choice. Within each workshop or series of classes, they work on specific learning objectives, competencies and skills, gearing the activities of UCee station to school activities, community projects and urban events. In this power lab the concept of needs articulation is investigated, in observance of the principles of action research.