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19 January 2016
A new, innovative training programme exploring mental health in young people is being delivered to secondary schools in Hertfordshire, for the first time. The Emotional Wellbeing Unit is part of the Youth Health Champions training led by Youth Connexions.Hertfordshire.
11 January 2016
An exciting new programme to inspire and prepare young people for the fast changing world of work is now being rolled out across the county. Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in partnership with Youth Connexions Hertfordshire (HCC) is delivering The Careers & Enterprise Company Programme in Hertfordshire as part of a nationwide project to forge closer relationships between schools/colleges and employers.
07 January 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 Maurice Wells’ story,,…
08 December 2015
Nehal and Bethany took part in the National Citizen Service run by Youth Connexions. They then volunteered as staff on the Duke of Edinburgh expeditions with other young people. Here they have written a blog of their experiences…..
20 November 2015
Prianka and Georgina took part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) projects run by Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions. Both were chosen from 80,000 national nominees to join a group of just 100 National Citizen Service Leaders, and took part in Leaders Week in London.
19 November 2015
A team of young people from the Three Rivers District were inspired by a tour of Elstree Studios last Friday, which they had won as a prize earlier in the year with their film, ‘Confidence’.
Hertfordshire Member of Youth Parliament makes speech at annual debating session in House of Commons
16 November 2015
Supported by Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions, a group of elected Members of Youth Parliament attended the annual debates on 13 November chaired by Speaker John Bercow.
12 November 2015
Young people who attend the Chorleywood Film Project run by Youth Connexions have made and produced a film about bullying. This will contribute their views to national Anti-Bullying week, which takes place 16th - 20th November and has as a theme ‘Make a Noise about bullying’.
11 November 2015
For a whole variety of reasons! Rhiannon, Georgina and Allexandra give their views...
06 November 2015
The 2015 Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions Young People’s Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 4 November at County Hall, Hertford in the presence of the Deputy Executive Member for Children’s Services, County Councillor Maxine Crawley and the Deputy Director for Children’s Services, Education, Andrew Simmons OBE.