Our goal for each participant is that you become the best you can be, that’s why Dream Big is our motto. At A&M Scotland we are passionate about people and passionate about employability. Through the employability programme we will encourage and journey with you as we support you to follow your dreams. We want you to grow your skills, develop yourself professionally and flourish within employment, education or training of your choice. I want you to ask yourself 3 questions.
As part of the developing partnership with Nike, A&M Scotland were visited in October 2015 by their Global Football Management team and the Young Athletes team from their HQ in Portland, Oregon USA to find out more about the work that we do and how it impacts on physical activity levels in this country. We are working closely with Nike’s Community Teams to develop the services we offer and the opportunities available to young people in the areas where we
Thanks to our partnership with sports giants Nike, 16 young people involved in our football programme we invited to participate in the week long Manchester United Summer Soccer Schools which took place at Denstone College and Rugby School in July. As part of the programme, a soccer skills challenge took place and one of our participants – Jack Morran from Blackhill won the challenge. Jack and his mum were subsequently invited to spend 4 days in November as guests of
During 2015 we have delivered another round of successful holiday programmes at Petershill Leisure Centre and Kingsway Multi Use Games Area. We catered for an average of 150 young people each day at Easter, Summer and October and thanks to Bauer Radio Cash For Kids every participant was fed each day. A&M are continuing to provide free sport throughout the City of Glasgow to ensure that young people can remain active. Following on from the success of the Easter Camp and
Our young people had the chance to participate in two international trips to France and Vietnam to help local communities. Through partner collaborations, we manage to arrange volunteering experiences for them in different international communities. We believe these international trips are a great learning experience that will shape their identities and personalities in the future. Also, It will widen their vision of the issues of the world and increase their empathy. Our work with them in there has actually proven to
A&M Scotland take 10 young people on a residential to Ullswater in the English Lake District. The young people spent 3 days participating in outdoor activities, pushing them to their limits. The weekend was run by 'The Outward Bounds Trust' at their purpose built centre in Ullswater. The Outward Bounds Trust is an educational charity that uses the outdoors to help develop young people, equipping them with valuable skills for education, work and life. Whilst away the young people faced challenges and experienced