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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.

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.

Youth Health Champions programme expanding across Hertfordshire

17 March 2016

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire has been awarded funding by Health Education England to develop pupil-led Emotional Well-being Programmes in six Hertfordshire Schools.

Youth Connexions wins Gold in young people’s engagement project

11 March 2016

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire is proud to have been awarded the highest level of recognition in the Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Challenge project.

Students in East Herts schools get a taste of careers opportunities

08 March 2016

The Youth Connexions team in East Herts is demonstrating the breadth of career options available to school students by holding a series of ‘careers carousel’ events and by arranging work experience  placements.

Francis Combe Academy students find opportunity to meet employers ‘inspiring’

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.

Herts Vote 2016: Young people have spoken!

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.

Young people secure funds to boost Feeling Good Week projects

25 February 2016

Thanks to St Albans Youth Council, young people across the county successfully bid for funds to enhance activities this February.

Students attending careers fair gave it top marks

18 February 2016

100% of students who attended a careers fair at Barnwell School in early February rated the event as ‘valuable and informative’