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NCS Programme gives Shafiea confidence to speak

Action4Youth NCS has given young people like Shafiea the confidence to speak to everyone. This is Shafiea’s story… “Before NCS I went to school, and …

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The Inspiration Programme develops confidence, communication and teamwork

The programme supports young people to have greater belief in their own abilities by becoming more skilled problem-solvers, better team-workers and stronger communicators. This is …

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The Inspiration Programme helps Jasmine take new skills into a career in Public Services

The Inspiration Programme broadens the horizons, thinking and experience of young people. This is Jasmine’s Inspiration Programme story: “The pillar to do with police and …

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Make new friends and gain independence skills

The National Citizen Service (NCS) helps Sharley raise money for charity, make new friends and gain independence skills. This is Sharley’s NCS story “We are …

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Helping young people look at different career choices and university degree options

Tracy and Ray offer their first hand experience of The Inspiration Programme and how it can realign thinking, open up opportunities for new career choices, …

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Inspiration Programme shares same values as Royal Air Force

Action4Youth shares many of the same values as the Royal Air Force and MoD

Action4Youth and its youth programme shares many of the same values as the Royal Air Force and MoD. The Inspiration Programme broadens the horizons, thinking …

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The Inspiration Programme enhances student attitudes, skills and abilities

Alan Bailey, Employer Engagement Lead at Bucks UTC describes a profound change in a students as a result of the Inspiration Programme. “The students came …

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Josh gains confidence to speak publicly – The Inspiration Programme

Josh talks about how The Inspiration Programme has helped him overcome anxiety when speaking in front of big groups, and given him the confidence to …

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NCS helps young people get a voice and overcome nerves

This is Catriona’s story where the National Citizen Service has helped her overcome her nerves and grows confidence. “I would 100% recommend doing Action4Youth NCS. …

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Helping Young People Learn More About The Construction Industry

Helping young people learn more about the construction industry

Robert Headley from Carey’s Civil Engineering and Amarh discuss the benefits of The Inspiration Programme for young people: Robert: “Careys has got involved with Action4Youth …

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Lackwan – The Inspiration Programme Case Study

Lackwan is studying sociology, history and English literature at A’ Level. Initially I wasn’t on the Inspiration Programme. I was told about it by other …

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Priscilla – The Inspiration Programme Case Study

Pricilla is studying Applied Science, Health & Social Care and Core Maths I am very organised, so it was easy to organise myself with my …

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Young Leaders Award Scheme: Kaydian’s Story

Kaydian is 14 and a Young Carer, she completed the Young Leaders Award with Action4Youth in 2018 after being nominated by her youth group. She …

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Young Leaders Award Scheme: Tyler’s Story

Tyler is 15 and a young carer, he completed the Young Leaders Award with Action4Youth in 2018. He was keen to take the course to …

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Margo and Abbie’s Story: The Young Leaders Award

Buckingham and Winslow Young Carers Youth Club (YC2), supports young carers aged between 7 and 18 years, by offering one-to-one support and workshops and encouraging …

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