A battalion of young soldiers who died a hundred years ago inspired a group of young people from Leith to achieve more than they ever believed possible, in honouring their memory. The young people gained confidence, motivation and a feeling of achievement. Leith Academy are the winners of the Dell EMC Community Impact Award at #CelebrateSuccess 2017: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Lisa was sexually abused at the age of 17, a traumatic experience that left her suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.
She lost direction until she met a Prince’s Trust Outreach Executive and was inspired to join Team. She overcame her anxiety and pushed herself to see what she was really capable of. Lisa is the winner of the KISS FM (UK) Rising Star Award at... View details ⇨
Removed from lessons for her own safety and that of others, former A-grade student Caitlin's behaviour spiralled badly out of control. Our programmes helped Cait get her life back and she is now qualified as a swimming teacher, teaching and life-guarding at the leisure centre. Caitlin is the winner of the Huffington Post UK Educational Achiever Award at #CelebrateSuccess 2017: [ Goo.gl Link ]
"It’s helped me meet some architects that I might be able to work with in the future, and given me the chance to trial my engineering abilities." - Get started with Product Design: [ Goo.gl Link ] #STEM
Physically and sexually abused for years, Michelle, 23, suffered in silence, hating her life. She was later signposted to Get Started with Stewarding - Michelle now works as a steward at Southampton FC, volunteers with several youth organisations, and is the winner of this year's HSBC UK Breakthrough Award at #CelebrateSuccess 2017: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Efaz had to undergo major eye surgery where he lost 90% of his vision. His life changed when he started his own social enterprise, Neba - New Era Boys Football Academy that uses football to encourage community integration and personal development. Efaz was the winner of this year's Mappin & Webb Young Ambassador Award. [ Goo.gl Link ]
We've worked with the ASOS Foundation to get the word out about #STEM careers! This week we look at Service Desk - what does it involve? Some young people from Get Started in Tech give us the low down.
Something very special happened at our TK Maxx and HomeSense UK #CelebrateSuccess Awards...
We announced that all four of our Young Achiever Award finalists were winners! Be inspired by their stories > [ Goo.gl Link ]
What an incredible day at The Prince's Trust and TK Maxx & HomeSense National #CelebrateSuccess Awards! A huge and heartfelt thank you to all the amazing young people and guests who came today > [ Goo.gl Link ]