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In The Know: Discover online opportunities for young people!
Have you considered looking into online opportunities that can help your child build their self-confidence and develop both their soft and hard skills? Have a look at some of the opportunities we’ve listed in this week’s newsletter. They can be a great addition to helping your child prepare for the future. Read on to find out more about these opportunities.
Develop your talents with iDEA
iDEA (Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award) offers young people from 11 and up the opportunity to develop their talents, enhance their skills, and gain information about the digital world and how to stay safe online. For every course that you complete you will unlock new opportunities and get rewarded with career-enhancing badges and earn industry-recognised awards that help you stand out from the crowd. To sign up click here.
Get early career advice!
Youth Employment UK is helping young people between the ages of 14 and 24 with their subject and career choices and also offers mental health support. They offer free training that will help you boost your life and work skills which in turn will assist you to become a young professional. The training helps you to build your confidence and is matched with your interests so that you are engaged every step of the way. What’s more, you’ll also get access to opportunities for youth-friendly employers and organisations. To sign up for free, click here
Calling on more Girls – Apply to the Youth Board!
Applications to Join the GT Scholars Youth Board have been rolling in! We’re really excited to meet all the young people that have applied so far! We’re also keen to see a few more applications from girls to make sure that the board represents young people from diverse backgrounds. GT Scholars have moved the deadline to Tuesday 30th June 2020, so there is still time for you to apply to join the Youth Board. This is a great opportunity for any young person who would like to take on a new challenge and be part of a group that can make a difference. To apply to click here
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