Volunteers and Friends of GT Scholars – Any budding photographers out there?

Volunteers and Friends of GT Scholars – Any budding photographers out there?

In this week’s newsletter we would like to tell you about some new and exciting developments at GT Scholars.

Get Free Photography classes with SkillsXChange!
The SkillsXchange volunteering programme is an exciting new programme where volunteers can learn new skills in exchange for volunteering! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be promoting a new photography course for volunteers where you will be able to improve your photography skills in exchange for volunteering at one our future events. We will be sending more information in the following weeks.  Join our Meetup group for more information and updates!

EY Accelerate for social enterprises
And more great news for GT Scholars, we were recently awarded a place on the EY Accelerate programme for social enterprises in the education sector. The EY Accelerate programme will provide strategic business support to GT Scholars to help us increase our capacity as an organisation and extend our impact. If you would like to volunteer your business or marketing skills to help us at GT Scholars, please feel free to get in touch.

Greater London Enterprise Awards
GT Scholars received a nomination for the Greater London Enterprise Awards hosted by SME News. We are delighted to share with you that the GT Scholars Programme has been crowned the Best for Student Educational Support for 2018 in London. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us this far, have helped us grow and make an impact. Please feel free to nominate us for any upcoming awards that you might know of or send us an email with more information.

That’s it for now – Have a fantastic weekend!


New programmes for young people!
With the new academic year starting next month, we will also be launching a few new programmes. We will be closing the Awards and Academic Programmes and launching the Headstart programme that focuses on young people in Years 7 & 8 followed by the Bright Ambitions programme aimed at young people in Years 9 -11 and the Future Leaders programme designed for young people in Years 12 and 13.  Please feel free to contact us to find out how to volunteer in these exciting new programmes.

GT Scholars is a not-for-profit social enterprise and registered charity. Our after-school tutoring, mentoring and enrichment programmes are designed to help young people aged 11-18 achieve their academic and career aspirations. Contact us to find out how you can join us a volunteer tutor or mentor and make a difference in young people’s lives.

Marilyn

Recruitment Manager at GT Scholars
Prior to working with GT Scholars, Marilyn spent most of her professional career in administration and management within the aviation industry. She's passionate about supporting young people to achieve their full potential. Marilyn has a keen interest in coding and technology and currently works within GT Scholars as part of the recruitment and programme management team.
Marilyn
Friends of GT Scholars

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