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07 March 2016
March 7-11 is National Careers Week and March 14-18 is National Apprenticeship Week. To celebrate, we are showcasing below some of the benefits of being an apprentice, and of working for Hertfordshire County Council.
04 March 2016
Over 500 students in Years 11, 12 and 13 had the opportunity to meet face to face with employers at a careers fair held at Francis Combe Academy, Watford on Thursday afternoon, 3rd March. Youth Connexions was pleased to work with the academy in planning the event and in securing the wide range of employers who attended.
29 February 2016
Youth Connexions has enabled young people across the county to take part in their annual vote for the top issues and for the representatives who will campaign for change.
Congratulations to Youth Connexions colleagues recognised as finalists and winners of Children’s Services Awards
26 February 2016
Each year, Hertfordshire County Council holds the Children’s Services Awards to honour those staff members who have shown exceptional dedication. On Thursday 25th February, the winners were announced at a ceremony in the Stevenage Development Centre.
18 February 2016
100% of students who attended a careers fair at Barnwell School in early February rated the event as ‘valuable and informative’
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.
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.
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.
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.
26 January 2016
Youth Connexions (YCH) is offering the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at Bowes Lyon Centre.