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Sele School students inspired by Youth Connexions careers event

15 February 2016

Students in Year 10 had their ambitions sparked by a lively careers morning on Tuesday 9 February at The Sele School. Organised by Youth Connexions, the event included an interactive ‘careers carousel’, CV building and using social media as a job search and professional networking tool.

Could you be eligible for a funding grant?

12 February 2016

Hertfordshire Educational Foundation (HEF) is a small registered charity that provides support for young people with a home address within the boundaries of Hertfordshire.  The HEF is inviting applications for the Sir George Burns Fund and Travel Scholarships.

Young people in Three Rivers District say ‘It’s OK to be happy!’

10 February 2016

A group of young people in Three Rivers have created a short awareness film on body image and feeling happy, in order to support Feeling Good Week 2016.

Youth Connexions hosts launch of ‘Eyes Open’ Campaign at YouthPoint in Watford

10 February 2016

A new campaign has been launched urging young people across Hertfordshire to learn the warning signs of sexual exploitation, so they can protect themselves and their friends from becoming victims.

Students of Highfield School, Letchworth Garden City speed network with employers

05 February 2016

Youth Connexions recently organised a careers event at Highfield School, Letchworth Garden City for some 160 Year 9 students. A number of Sixth Form students also attended to explore their career options.

Young people set to celebrate ‘Feeling Good’ across the county

03 February 2016

February 8-12 is national ‘Feeling Good Week’ and aims to improve the health and mental health of young people. Youth Connexions Hertfordshire has been getting set to celebrate the occasion with a range of projects varying from community projects to yoga.

Derek has seen DofE participation grow to record levels

01 February 2016

2016 is the Silver Jubilee year for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Youth Connexions is celebrating the 60th year of this initiative with a series of experiences from people involved in the awards. This is Derek Clarke’s story…

Members of North Herts Youth Council held conference to raise awareness of mental health issues

01 February 2016

Students from local schools, colleges and young people from the North Herts Youth Connexions LGBT+ 'Free2Be' project attended a conference called ‘Overload 2015’ in early December.

Young people in Stevenage learn new skills whilst completing their DofE Bronze Award

26 January 2016

Youth Connexions (YCH) is offering the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at Bowes Lyon Centre.

Young people set the agenda on ‘TAKEOVER DAY’

22 January 2016

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire is pleased to announce a film documenting how young people from across the county took part in the national Takeover Day. This formed part of a national challenge set by the Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield.