The Inspiration Programme broadens the horizons, thinking and experience of young people
The Inspiration Programme is designed to broaden the horizons, thinking and experience of young people, to make them aware of how our society works and help them understand what their place in it is and can be. The one-year Inspiration Programme provides direct experiences and real interactions with motivational individuals and organisations.
The programme is entering its third year in 2019/20. It is being delivered in schools and colleges across Buckinghamshire with students in year groups, from year 10 to year 13.
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Action4Youth Inspiration Programme
The Inspiration Programme
This programme fills gaps in existing provision by creating opportunities for young people, providing unique and unprecedented access to five important elements of our society:
- Police and Criminal Justice
- Health & Wellbeing
- Arts & Culture
- Community & Environment – new for 2019/20
A crucial aspect of the programme is that it engages students in real experiences. Around half of the 30 sessions take place outside of the classroom with a range of experienced and valued partners.
Each 6-week pillar starts with an inspirational session. An external guest challenges any preconceptions and encourages students to embrace new ways of thinking. The final session of each pillar supports students to reflect on the enriching experiences of the previous weeks, and to consider the range of associated career opportunities.
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. As a result young people will be more self-motivated and better prepared to transition from education into employment, benefitting both themselves and their potential employers.
Meet The Inspiration Programme Team
Inspiration Programme Manager
Youth Group Officer / Training Officer
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