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“It made me believe in me” said a student who took part in a careers workshop.

05 May 2016

Youth Connexions recently delivered careers workshops to Year 8 students at Edwinstree Middle School, Buntingford. Students learned about the importance of knowing, promoting and developing their own skills and qualities.

‘Eyes Open’ project off to a good start in South Oxhey

29 April 2016

A new project for young women run by Youth Connexions in South Oxhey has got off to a great start.  Called ‘Eyes Open’, the aim of the project is to enable young people to recognise and develop positive healthy relationships – and, as a result, to ensure that they are less vulnerable to exploitation in the future. 

Students encouraged to become “the best they can be”

26 April 2016

Youth Connexions co-organised an inspirational talk in late April at the Sele School, Hertford, for students in Years 9 to 13.

Young people celebrate their victory!

25 April 2016

Over 60 young people celebrated their National Citizen Service graduation with Youth Connexions Hertfordshire

Ensuring ‘you’re welcome’ in Youth Connexions venues

14 April 2016

The Hemel Hempstead One Stop Shop is the latest Youth Connexions venue to receive the ‘You’re Welcome’ accreditation.

Middle school students are inspired by a look into the world of work

14 April 2016

Students throughout Greneway Middle School in Royston, North Hertfordshire recently enjoyed a thought-provoking careers event delivered by Youth Connexions.

Feedback affirms that young people value Youth Connexions advice and guidance

04 April 2016

Youth Connexions carries out regular surveys to gain feedback from young people about the services they receive. The most recent study asked 1,000 young people who received independent and impartial advice or guidance to rate their experience.

‘Get in – Go far’ - Apprenticeship Fair at YouthPoint

22 March 2016

Young people in Watford and Three Rivers had a great opportunity to visit an Apprenticeship Fair at YouthPoint on Friday 18th March, co-ordinated by Youth Connexions together with Jobcentre Plus and West Herts College, to tie in with National Apprenticeship Week.

Ensuring that young people have their ‘eyes open’ to CSE

21 March 2016

Youth Connexions teams delivered awareness raising sessions and events in 22 schools and colleges, in our own Youth Projects and One Stop Shops, and other locations across the county during the week of CSE Awareness Day (18th March.)

Extended work experience helps businesses and young people

18 March 2016

Youth Connexions is looking for employers who would like to get involved in offering extended work experience placements to students at Hertfordshire schools.