TITLE

Help the young to help themselves

AUTHOR(S)
Chandiramani, Ravi
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;8/27/2009, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the benefits of the Youth Works scheme from London Youth, which backed by the Future Jobs Fund projects in Great Britain. It is an eye-catching and innovative programme that enables the young apprentices to get a Level 1 foundation qualification in youth work. The scheme also equips them with skills that boost confidence, self-esteem and personal development.
ACCESSION #
44196973

 

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