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Quality in Careers Standard

04 February 2020

Almost 20 learning providers in Hertfordshire have now signed up to the Quality in Careers Standard, the single national quality award for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) in schools, colleges and work-based learning, with Investor in Careers, showing continued commitment to providing high quality CEIAG provision to young people.

Traveller Employment Excellence Programme

22 January 2020

Hertfordshire is reported in the 2011 census as being the third highest Traveller population in the Eastern region, home to some 53 Traveller sites with approximately 1300 Traveller children between 0 and 19 years of age. Around 35% of schools in Hertfordshire currently have Traveller pupils on roll. Set against this backdrop, we are pleased to be able to share news of an innovative and ground breaking targeted programme, supporting the young Traveller community in the county.

Hertford students get a taste of the world of work

19 December 2019

National and local companies gave students a taste of the world of work at a careers carousel organised by YC Hertfordshire at The Sele School in Hertford.

Young people enjoy Pride Prom

17 December 2019

More than 100 young people who attend YC Hertfordshire LGBT+ youth projects across the county joined together for the annual Pride Prom.

Sir John Lawes Wellbeing Conference

05 December 2019

Fourteen young people from Sir John Lawes School worked with Youth Workers from Hertfordshire County Councils targeted youth service, YC Hertfordshire, to complete The Royal Society for Public Health’s Young Health Champions course over the last academic year, equipping them with the skills to provide mental health support to their peers.

Takeover Day 2019 – Giving young people the opportunity to get involved in democracy

02 December 2019

40 young people from across Hertfordshire were given the opportunity to create their own policies and make their own manifestos, thanks to this year’s Takeover Day.

Young People in Waltham Cross Celebrate Black History Month

27 November 2019

Young people in Broxbourne celebrated Black History Month by exploring the importance of identity and attending music workshops at YC Hertfordshire’s youth work projects and programmes.

Positive Alternatives for Broxbourne Young People

20 November 2019

Fifteen young people in Broxbourne participated in the YC Hertfordshire’s Positive Alternatives programme, focusing on making positive choices and keeping themselves safe.

Bookings open for IAG conference 2020

18 November 2019

Bookings are now open for YC Hertfordshire’s IAG conference 2020, which will focus on inspiring learning providers to consider innovative ways of engaging students in thinking about careers. There will be a focus on STEM subjects.

Young people congratulated for their hard work and success at YC Hertfordshire Young People's Awards

07 November 2019

88 young people from across Hertfordshire were recognised for their outstanding achievements at Hertfordshire County Council’s YC Hertfordshire Young People’s Awards ceremony at County Hall in Hertford on Wednesday 6th November.