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Youth Connexions secures funding for mentoring programme to inspire young people

14 December 2016

Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions has secured funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company to set up an employer mentoring programme for young people in Hertfordshire.

Young apprentice is told “you’re hired” thanks to support from Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions

03 November 2016

A Hertfordshire employer was a very satisfied customer after Youth Connexions helped Dine Contract catering to fill an apprenticeship vacancy.

Young health champions in Tring inspired by Maasai warriors to fight for the health of their peers

19 October 2016

Ten Tring School pupils trained to become Youth Health Champions were inspired by a group of Maasai Warriors who joined them during their planning meeting last week.

Primary school students are Rocketing into the Future

14 September 2016

Youth Connexions primary school careers programme Rocket into the Future supports schools in ensuring their students are prepared for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of future life including secondary school.

Getting your A-level or GCSE results? Youth Connexions is here to help!

17 August 2016

Whatever results you get – whether better or worse than you hoped for – there are plenty of options for you. Youth Connexions advisers are on hand to help you to think about the right choices for you, whether that’s in education, training or employment.

Inspiring the future workforce

25 July 2016

Student from Bishop’s Stortford is given the opportunity to design and make prototype gym equipment

Youth Connexions secure three years funding from the Big Lottery Fund to develop young LGBT+ services and support

14 July 2016

After initial work by Herts1125 Who not What, the young LGBT+ group supported by Youth Connexions, young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people in Hertfordshire will have the opportunity to develop more services and increase support across the county thanks to support from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund.

Hertfordshire County Council secures top national award in Stonewall’s Education Equality Index 2016

12 July 2016

On Friday 8th July, young people from Herts1125 Who not What group attended the Stonewall Education for All conference and, along with Hertfordshire County Council Youth Connexions and Herts for Learning, received the number one award on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council. The award recognises the local authority as the best in the country for its work with and for the young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender* community.

Young People in Watford Youth Council launch a film to raise awareness of Mental Health

04 July 2016

Young people who form Watford Youth Council have spent the last eight months concentrating on issues connected with understanding mental health. 

Students inspired by new opportunities during careers carousel

01 July 2016

Youth Connexions recently coordinated a one day careers event for Key Stage 5 students at Presdales School in Ware. Students participated in an energetic careers carousel where they had the chance to meet local, national and global employers and seek advice and information.