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
I was recently in Madrid for 30 days during the month of July, volunteering with Achieve More Scotland as part of programme. I’ve been home for just over a month and I feel this is the best time to reflect on my experience and share it with other people who may want to do something similar in the future. Its safe to say the experience was unforgettable and will stay with me forever. During my time in Madrid, I had been presented with a number
Up and down the country thousands of young people have been left feeling slightly betrayed and majorly underestimated. Many feel that the voting age should be lowered to 16 everywhere and not just in certain cities. I myself strongly believe that we as young people should be able to influence key decisions that affect us directly.It is very important for young people to feel like they can express their views and to feel like their voices are heard. Its very common
In recent years it has been made clear that many of the youth services offered to young people all over the UK have had to face major financial cuts leaving thousands of young people with nowhere to turn. An estimated £387m is believed to have been cut from youth services and it doesn't look like things are getting any better. Another study found that 603 youth clubs were shut down between the years of 2012 and 2016. This is not something
We are looking for participants to sign up for a youth exchange to Portugal for ten days, would you like to see a new country and learn about their culture? Would you like to learn new skills that you can use later in life? If yes then this might be the trip for you. The TH!NK Youth Exchange was setup due to concerns with the post-truth politics within the European union. This particular project will focus on youth and it will
Last week we started a series of blog posts where we will talk about our Employability Programme Dream Big! We wanted to start giving some answers to the most common questions we have received and showing the path you would follow If you decide to join in. To know more about this Programme, you can contact us at [email protected] DREAM BIG! Q&A What is Employability? Employability is developing skills that will help you access and achieve Employment, Education and Training. What
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.