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19 July 2016
The winner of this year’s national Youth Health Champion Campaign Award is a group of students from St Albans who, supported by Youth Connexions, developed a sex education workshop for schools as part of their training to become Health Champions.
Youth Connexions secure three years funding from the Big Lottery Fund to develop young LGBT+ services and support
14 July 2016
After initial work by Herts1125 Who not What, the young LGBT+ group supported by Youth Connexions, young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people in Hertfordshire will have the opportunity to develop more services and increase support across the county thanks to support from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.
Hertfordshire County Council secures top national award in Stonewall’s Education Equality Index 2016
12 July 2016
On Friday 8th July, young people from Herts1125 Who not What group attended the Stonewall Education for All conference and, along with Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions and Herts for Learning, received the number one award on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council. The award recognises the local authority as the best in the country for its work with and for the young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender* community.
05 July 2016
The Youth Connexions ‘Rocket into the Future’ programme suite encourages students to think about their skills and future aspirations. Ralph Sadleir Middle School in Puckeridge chose the Landing and Exploration module for a two day session.
04 July 2016
Young people who form Watford Youth Council have spent the last eight months concentrating on issues connected with understanding mental health.
01 July 2016
Youth Connexions recently coordinated a one day careers event for Key Stage 5 students at Presdales School in Ware. Students participated in an energetic careers carousel where they had the chance to meet local, national and global employers and seek advice and information.
01 July 2016
Youth Connexions has launched Open Mic Night, a new Friday evening project at 96 Shenley Road, providing a platform for young people to display and develop their musical skills.
30 June 2016
42 young people from across Watford and Three Rivers who are working towards their Bronze DofE awards took part in a very successful practice expedition during June. ‘Expedition’ is one of four required components of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award programme, the other three being Volunteering, Physical and Skills.
24 June 2016
Young people taking part in a film project at YouthPoint in Watford have made a promotional film to tell their peers about the support available as well as the many and varied Youth Connexions projects that take place in the centre.
22 June 2016
Youth Connexions’ careers and work related learning programme Rocket into the Future is designed to inspire primary school students to start thinking about their skills and aspirations. Personal Advisers delivered Rocket into the Future sessions for both Year 6 classes at Flamstead End School in Cheshunt in mid June.