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Encouraging young people to consider an apprenticeship

07 March 2016

March 7-11 is National Careers Week and March 14-18 is National Apprenticeship Week. To celebrate, we are showcasing below some of the benefits of being an apprentice, and of working for Hertfordshire County Council.

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.

Young people ‘Clean for the Queen’ in Ware

02 March 2016

Young people who took part in the National Citizen Service (NCS)  run by Youth Connexions in East Herts and Broxbourne this February decided to give Ware a spring ‘Clean for the Queen’ as their social action project.

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.

Congratulations to Youth Connexions colleagues recognised as finalists and winners of Children’s Services Awards

26 February 2016

Each year, Hertfordshire County Council holds the Children’s Services Awards to honour those staff members who have shown exceptional dedication. On Thursday 25th February, the winners were announced at a ceremony in the Stevenage Development Centre.

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.

Youth Health Champions held free ‘all comers’ street soccer tournament in St Albans during half term

23 February 2016

Members of St Albans Youth Council have trained to become the District’s first Royal Society for Public Health Youth Health Champions, a training offered by Youth Connexions.

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’

Sele School students inspired by Youth Connexions careers event

15 February 2016

Students in Year 10 had their ambitions sparked by a lively careers morning on Tuesday 9 February at The Sele School. Organised by Youth Connexions, the event included an interactive ‘careers carousel’, CV building and using social media as a job search and professional networking tool.

Could you be eligible for a funding grant?

12 February 2016

Hertfordshire Educational Foundation (HEF) is a small registered charity that provides support for young people with a home address within the boundaries of Hertfordshire.  The HEF is inviting applications for the Sir George Burns Fund and Travel Scholarships.