Education Partnership North East comprises Sunderland College, Northumberland College and Hartlepool Sixth Form. It will create one of the largest college groups in the country with: Combined student number of 20,593, of which 5,357 students will be 16-18 and 13,949 will be adults A workforce of over 1,100 curriculum and specialist support staff A catchment area from Berwick upon Tweed to the Tees Valley Significant employer partnerships and delivering an apprenticeship contract worth around £4.1 million provides a world class education, offering one of the North East's largest range of school leaver, adult and higher education courses as well as courses [...]
The RSA is a charity which encourages the release of human potential to address the challenges that society faces. Through our ideas, research and a 30,000 strong Fellowship we are a global community of proactive problem solvers, sharing powerful ideas, carrying out cutting-edge research and building networks and opportunities for people to collaborate, influence and demonstrate practical solutions to realise change. The RSA has been at the forefront of social change for over 260 years. Today our work focuses on supporting innovation in three major areas: education, the economy and public services. The RSA pledges to: Contribute to the evidence [...]
Clackmannanshire Council is proud to represent an area set in the heart of Scotland. With a population of 51,350 (NRS 2016), the purpose of the Council is to improve the quality of life for all individuals living in Clackmannanshire. Pledge: Clackmannanshire Youth Council will sign up 100 young people for the Clax 100 Youth Voices active citizenship programme.
The Field Studies Council (FSC) has a 75-year tradition of bringing people together to monitor, survey, record and analyse all aspects of the natural world. Its UK-wide network of learning centres is staffed by leading experts and specialist associates, helping to understand and sustain habitats and species. FSC has an international reputation for its residential experiences, training courses, taxonomic identification skills, and its publications and resources. Pledge: FSC Scotland, as leaders in bringing Nature, Science and Sustainability together, supports the #iWill4Nature campaign. In 2020 we will: Engage at least 2,000 young people in youth social action for the environment through residential [...]
For over 200 years RCET: Scotland's Armed Forces Children's Charity has put the wellbeing and education of Armed Forces children and young people at the heart of everything we do. Today we provide life-changing support to thousands of children and young people across Scotland enabling them to reach their full potential. Through our Youth Participation Programme we seek to put the voices and experiences of Armed Forces young people at the heart of everything that we do. We work with young people to empower them to share their experiences, listening to them and giving them opportunities to share their views with [...]
Changing Faces is the UK’s leading charity for everyone with a scar, mark or condition on their face or body that makes them look different. We provide advice, support and psychosocial services to children, young people and adults. We challenge discrimination and we campaign for Face Equality: a world that truly values and respects people who look different. We want a future where everyone with a visible difference on their face or body has the confidence, support and opportunity to lead the lives they want. Pledge: Through our youth engagement work in Scotland we pledge to: Empower young people to use [...]
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority is an organisation of passionate people who work to inspire the National Park’s communities, visitors and partners to enhance and protect this special place. We’re empowering young people to help us make a difference. Pledge To provide opportunities for young people to be involved with, and have a voice in decision making for the National Park through our Youth Committee and links to the National Park Board. To support young people to feed into consultations and the wider work of the National Park Authority, both internally and at external events. To support skills [...]
Young people need to be prepared for a world that is changing rapidly. Many of the jobs they will do when they leave school do not yet exist and they will probably have several jobs during their lifetime. They need to have the skills and attitudes to cope with an unpredictable future, to be able to deal with setbacks and disappointments in a positive way, and to continue to learn for the rest of their lives. This is one of the key reasons why Scotland’s Enterprising Schools was established. Since our launch in 2015, we have developed a strategic vision to [...]
YouthBorders is the network of voluntary and community-based youth organisations in the Scottish Borders, supporting and promoting good quality youth work. As a membership organisation, YouthBorders facilitates networking opportunities and events, and provides information and advice to voluntary and community-based youth organisations, their volunteers, trustees, youth workers, and other partners in the community. YouthBorders is recognised regionally as the strategic voice of third sector youth organisations and works closely with partners in the public sector to improve outcomes for young people. Pledge: Promote and celebrate the positive role young people can play through social action; Working in partnership with our members, [...]
The West Dunbartonshire Youth Council is a forum that was set up to represent the views of young people at a local level and gives them the chance to discuss relevant issues, engage with decision makers and contribute to improving the lives of young people within their communities. Pledge: Inspire, empower and reward young people to lead youth action; Build strong local partnerships that support youth action; Ensure young people have a voice and are represented in decision-making.