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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.

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.

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.

Youth Connexions hosts launch of ‘Eyes Open’ Campaign at YouthPoint in Watford

10 February 2016

A new campaign has been launched urging young people across Hertfordshire to learn the warning signs of sexual exploitation, so they can protect themselves and their friends from becoming victims.

Students of Highfield School, Letchworth Garden City speed network with employers

05 February 2016

Youth Connexions recently organised a careers event at Highfield School, Letchworth Garden City for some 160 Year 9 students. A number of Sixth Form students also attended to explore their career options.

Young people set to celebrate ‘Feeling Good’ across the county

03 February 2016

February 8-12 is national ‘Feeling Good Week’ and aims to improve the health and mental health of young people. Youth Connexions Hertfordshire has been getting set to celebrate the occasion with a range of projects varying from community projects to yoga.

Young people in Stevenage learn new skills whilst completing their DofE Bronze Award

26 January 2016

Youth Connexions (YCH) is offering the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at Bowes Lyon Centre.