Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Are you 18-25 years old?

Currently unemployed?

Not in full-time education?

Want to get your life back on track?

Well…apply for this fantastic opportunity!

Young Million Campaign are supporting unemployed young people. They are offering a three day course on 3rd, 11th and 16th August 2011.

The ‘Young Million’ course aims to provide unemployed 18-25 year olds the leadership development they would have received if they were in work. This unique 3-day course will provide a rich mix of facilitated workshops, debates, local visits and peer support networks so when they do find a job, they’ll be a step ahead.

You must fit the following criteria:

  • Aged 18-25 years old
  • Currently unemployed, and not in full time education (at the time of the course)
  • Actively looking for employment
  • Resident in the United Kingdom
  • Time and capacity to commit to three full days of on-site learning

You must have the desire or potential to be a leader.  You can demonstrate this through your family, community, work or academic achievement, through current activities or responsibilities and community roles, or through nomination from a friend, family member or colleague.

So……what you waiting for?! GO AND APPLY!

There’s 50 places available!!

To apply, just fill out the application: http://youngmillion.commonpurpose.org.uk/apply/

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Are you 18-25 years old?

Currently unemployed?

Not in full-time education?

Want to get your life back on track?

Well…apply for this fantastic opportunity!

Young Million Campaign are supporting unemployed young people. They are offering a three day course on 26th, 28th July and 3rd August 2011.

The ‘Young Million’ course aims to provide unemployed 18-25 year olds the leadership development they would have received if they were in work. This unique 3-day course will provide a rich mix of facilitated workshops, debates, local visits and peer support networks so when they do find a job, they’ll be a step ahead.

You must fit the following criteria:

  • Aged 18-25 years old
  • Currently unemployed, and not in full time education (at the time of the course)
  • Actively looking for employment
  • Resident in the United Kingdom
  • Time and capacity to commit to three full days of on-site learning

You must have the desire or potential to be a leader.  You can demonstrate this through your family, community, work or academic achievement, through current activities or responsibilities and community roles, or through nomination from a friend, family member or colleague.

So……what you waiting for?! GO AND APPLY!

There’s 50 places available!!

To apply, just fill out the application: http://youngmillion.commonpurpose.org.uk/apply/

I was asked to speak on behalf of The 4WD Foundation with the wonderful Captain Sam Conniff of Livity at this Summer’s Channel 4 Education Conference on “What you really need to know, but never never learn at school“.

Sam and I combined our knowledge and experiences that have come from working with young people who aren’t in education, employment or training (NEET) to present the huge impact that educational irrelevance has on these young people. We also spoke about how unhelpful and isolating acronyms like ‘NEET’ are.

Here are some of the main insights that we shared: (more…)