In The Know: Gain Essential Leadership Skills!
This week’s newsletter is all about building leadership skills. Although the unemployment rate for youths between the ages of 16 to 24 is falling, research shows having education and relevant leadership skills, improves the chances of getting employed. With this in mind, we have listed some ways for young people to build their CVs and gain relevant work experience.
The Amos Bursary, Beyond Outstanding Student Leadership Conference 2017: This conference will discuss how a winning attitude can inspire, motivate and change your life. Attendees must be young men and women between the ages of 17 and 23. The conference presentations, guest speakers and panel discussions are designed to provide information, tools and techniques which can be used for personal growth and development. The conference will be held on the 15th of July and attendance is free. For more information, read here.
Industrial Cadets: Is a programme designed to give young people between the ages of 11-19 an insight into industry by connecting them with employers. This accredited experience will help you build your skills and knowledge through mentoring and structured activities. Activities include hands-on team challenges, site visits, presentations, interactive workshops and project work. For more information, read here.
Mentoring Programme with Young Engineer for Britain: This is open to all young people between the ages of 16 and 18. To qualify, you need to have a great STEM based idea, which can be school or exam coursework or an idea developed at home. Mentoring services are provided by scientists and engineers from the National Physical Laboratory in London. Applications to this competition open on the 10th of July and close on the 7th of October. For more information, read here.
The GT Scholars programme is an after-school programme for young people aged 11-16. Our goal is to help young people achieve excellent grades, especially in STEM fields. If you’d like to know more, register your interest in the programme, and we will be in touch: www.gtscholars.org/register-your-interest