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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.

Members of North Herts Youth Council held conference to raise awareness of mental health issues

01 February 2016

Students from local schools, colleges and young people from the North Herts Youth Connexions LGBT+ 'Free2Be' project attended a conference called ‘Overload 2015’ in early December.

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.

Hertfordshire leads the way in promoting awareness of youth mental health

19 January 2016

A new, innovative training programme exploring mental health in young people is being delivered to secondary schools in Hertfordshire, for the first time. The Emotional Wellbeing Unit is part of the Youth Health Champions training led by Youth Connexions.Hertfordshire.

Giving Young Carers in Welwyn Hatfield some quality time for themselves

18 January 2016

Since last October, Youth Connexions has been working with Stanborough School to deliver a weekly project for young carers.

Preparing young people for the world of work

11 January 2016

An exciting new programme to inspire and prepare young people for the fast changing world of work is now being rolled out across the county.  Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) in partnership with Youth Connexions Hertfordshire (HCC) is delivering The Careers & Enterprise Company Programme in Hertfordshire as part of a nationwide project to forge closer relationships between schools/colleges and employers.

Maurice says “Go for it – you won’t regret it!”

07 January 2016

2016 is the Silver Jubilee year for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Youth Connexions is celebrating the 60th year of this initiative with a series of experiences from people involved in the awards. This is Maurice Wells’ story,,…

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08 December 2015

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Young people from East Herts describe their volunteering experiences

08 December 2015

Nehal and Bethany took part in the National Citizen Service run by Youth Connexions. They then volunteered as staff on the Duke of Edinburgh expeditions with other young people. Here they have written a blog of their experiences…..