Questions of Time and Place

Sometimes the most effective support comes just in time. At 15, young people tell us the future ‘feels near to’ them and they are ready to take responsibility for it. Read More

The Value of Structure

Our Confident Transitions programme was co-designed with different groups of 15-16 year olds over a three year period. This year's participants tell us that this was time well-spent. Read More

The Value of Remembering

Young people who participated in our Confident Transitions programme in 2017-2018 talk eloquently about the value of remembering how their life experiences have shaped their skills, strengths and interests. “I feel more confident in myself already from looking back and reminding myself of all that I have and all that I can do” Read More

Learning from Young People

We've learned a huge amount from the young people, teachers and employability professionals who have been involved in our Confident Transitions programme over the last year. We've decided to share some of their insights in a short series of blogs, starting today. Thanks to all at Drumchapel High School, Rosshall Academy, Shawlands Academy and South Ayrshire Skills Academy - and to The Big Lottery Fund for making the programme possible. Read More