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YC Hertfordshire holds major event for careers guidance and work-related learning professionals

26 March 2020

YC Hertfordshire holds major event for careers guidance and work-related learning professionals

UPDATED COVID-19 or coronavirus information

17 March 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has now been confirmed in Hertfordshire.  YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People projects will continue to run as normal.  If there is any change to this, we will update this website as soon as possible.  You can also contact us via yc@hertfordshire.gov.uk or 0300 123 7538.

Year 8 students are challenged to think about how they will navigate their futures

02 March 2020

Year 8 students at Goffs Academy recently took part in some of the YC Hertfordshire Services for Young People “Navigate Your Future” workshops where they explored careers, the diversity of the jobs market, skill sets needed for the future job sector, and what steps they need to take in the next few years to identify the career path they want to pursue.

YC Hertfordshire Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

04 February 2020

Are you a young person thinking about an apprenticeship? Do you want to earn while you learn? Are you keen to learn practical skills on the job? Are you worried about having the right GCSE results to secure an apprenticeship?

Quality in Careers Standard

04 February 2020

Almost 20 learning providers in Hertfordshire have now signed up to the Quality in Careers Standard, the single national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning, with Investor in Careers, showing continued commitment to providing high quality CEIAG provision to young people.

Traveller Employment Excellence Programme

22 January 2020

Hertfordshire is reported in the 2011 census as being the third highest Traveller population in the Eastern region, home to some 53 Traveller sites with approximately 1300 Traveller children between 0 and 19 years of age. Around 35% of schools in Hertfordshire currently have Traveller pupils on roll. Set against this backdrop, we are pleased to be able to share news of an innovative and ground breaking targeted programme, supporting the young Traveller community in the county.

Hertford students get a taste of the world of work

19 December 2019

National and local companies gave students a taste of the world of work at a careers carousel organised by YC Hertfordshire at The Sele School in Hertford.

Sir John Lawes Wellbeing Conference

05 December 2019

Fourteen young people from Sir John Lawes School worked with Youth Workers from Hertfordshire County Councils targeted youth service, YC Hertfordshire, to complete The Royal Society for Public Health’s Young Health Champions course over the last academic year, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health support to their peers.

Bookings open for IAG conference 2020

18 November 2019

Bookings are now open for YC Hertfordshire’s IAG conference 2020, which will focus on inspiring learning providers to consider innovative ways of engaging students in thinking about careers. There will be a focus on STEM subjects.