Last week we welcomed the news from the Business, fair Work and skills Minister for Scotland, Jamie Hepburn that the Scottish Government is prioritising fairness in the heart of the government’s skills policy. With youth employment in Scotland higher than the UK average it is something we believe Scotland should be proud of, as the nation is proving that providing programmes that offer a sense of self respect, agency and ownership benefits individuals and communities in the long run to deal
The Rezzy Achieve more Scotland carried out their largest residential yet, this involved 21 young people being given the opportunity to take part in outward bound activities such as ; abseiling , hill walking , canoeing , team building activities and camping. During the 5 days, we went through many ups and downs, and found more activities challenging than others, but with each other at hand we encouraged all to keep pushing and conker our ‘chimp brain’. On the Thursday night
On the 25th of September 2018, I had the pleasure to attend the launch of Black History Month. An event held in the Glasgow City Chambers and organised by a very talented woman Zandra Yeaman. This enlightening evening taught me many things about the slave trade I hadn’t thought about. At the beginning of the evening we were spoken to by several people, then after that we had the pleasure to hear music by a talented composer and a talented
June is here, the streets are warm and the sun seems to hit Glasgow more often than not. We can officially say that SUMMER IS HERE! An overview of all the projects and fun activities coming up on the next three months. Two residentials, our Summer Camp and a chance to gain employment!
Open day in the office! If you are looking for a job, come the 21st September and sign up, we will help you to apply for an apprenticeship through Glasgow Guarantee. On the 21st September we are hosting an open day for young people between 16-19 who are seeking employment. If you want to start working, we have access to multiple apprenticeships that might kick-start your career. Right now we are offering one in Essensuals Hairdressing (all details bellow) but there
Do you want to learn how to make a perfect CV? A CV is a marketing document in which you are marketing something: yourself! You need to "sell" your skills, abilities, qualifications and experience to employers. Here are some tips you can follow to create your own Curriculum Vitae. Personal Information This will generally be at the top of the first page. The 4 most important pieces of information in this section should be. 1) Your full name 2) An up to date address (This is
As part of our employability programme at A&M Scotland we are running a residential from the 11th to the 13th of August for those currently engaged in our activities that are looking to enter the world of work. We will host a fun weekend at the Lockerbie Manor, a big house located in the south of Scotland to help you to find your own path on employment. During our time together at Lockerbie Manor all participants will undertake fun group activities
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.
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
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