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Croydon College

Croydon College

We pledge to:

  • Inspire and empower young people to get involved in social action.
  • Promote the link between youth social action and employability.
  • Embed social action into our training and apprenticeship schemes.
  • Communicate the benefits of youth social action to our employees and encourage them to volunteer in support of it.
  • Put social action at the heart of my school, college or university.
  • Inspire, empower and reward young people to lead social action.
  • Build strong local partnerships that support youth social action.
  • Ensure that all students at Croydon College take responsibility to contribute to the local, wider and global community as a member of society – as the first Unicef Rights Respecting College in the UK.
  • Develop autonomy in our students and empower them to shape social cohesion in innovative ways, forming collaborative relationships with other communities in order to bring about social change, whilst developing essential skills for life.
  • Acknowledge the democratic process of the college’s representational structure to ensure that all students are responsible for using their voice to take action on issues of concern to them whilst promoting the college ethos that ‘everyone matters’.

We’ve just pledged to the #iwill campaign recently – watch this space for updates on our progress

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Quote from the CEO at Step Up To Serve
“The #iwill campaign is driven by leaders from across society who are committed to making youth social action a normal part of growing up in the UK.
We know that young people want to play an active part in improving their communities, and that in doing so, they develop their own skills for work and life.
Over 700 cross-sector organisations so far have pledged to support youth social action, and say #iwill. What will you do?”