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Middle school students are inspired by a look into the world of work

14 April 2016

Students throughout Greneway Middle School in Royston, North Hertfordshire recently enjoyed a thought-provoking careers event delivered by Youth Connexions.

Feedback affirms that young people value Youth Connexions advice and guidance

04 April 2016

Youth Connexions carries out regular surveys to gain feedback from young people about the services they receive. The most recent study asked 1,000 young people who received independent and impartial advice or guidance to rate their experience.

‘Get in – Go far’ - Apprenticeship Fair at YouthPoint

22 March 2016

Young people in Watford and Three Rivers had a great opportunity to visit an Apprenticeship Fair at YouthPoint on Friday 18th March, co-ordinated by Youth Connexions together with Jobcentre Plus and West Herts College, to tie in with National Apprenticeship Week.

Ensuring that young people have their ‘eyes open’ to CSE

21 March 2016

Youth Connexions teams delivered awareness raising sessions and events in 22 schools and colleges, in our own Youth Projects and One Stop Shops, and other locations across the county during the week of CSE Awareness Day (18th March.)

Extended work experience helps businesses and young people

18 March 2016

Youth Connexions is looking for employers who would like to get involved in offering extended work experience placements to students at Hertfordshire schools.

Youth Health Champions programme expanding across Hertfordshire

17 March 2016

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire has been awarded funding by Health Education England to develop pupil-led Emotional Well-being Programmes in six Hertfordshire Schools.

Youth Connexions wins Gold in young people’s engagement project

11 March 2016

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire is proud to have been awarded the highest level of recognition in the Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Challenge project.

National Citizen Service - in their own words

09 March 2016

A group of young people in East Herts took part in National Citizen Service delivered by Youth Connexions during February. This is their own write-up of how they got on.....

Students in East Herts schools get a taste of careers opportunities

08 March 2016

The Youth Connexions team in East Herts is demonstrating the breadth of career options available to school students by holding a series of ‘careers carousel’ events and by arranging work experience  placements.

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.