Stage of development: Complete
Policy sector: Employment and training
Start date of service provision: Nov 2012
Capital raised (minimum): GBP 400k (USD 631.86k)
Max potential outcome payment: GBP 1.90m
Service users: 700 individuals
The IF pilot projects aim to prevent young people from becoming NEET, or support those already NEET to re-engage with education, training and employment. Interventions display a wide diversity in terms of participant age range, in and out of school provision and the balance between one to one and group work. Some programmes are built around participation on a structured programme or course. Despite these differences, there are also commonalities between projects including: time spent on initial marketing, recruitment and engagement; an intense initial process of working with each participant to achieve a positive shift in ‘mind-set’; a more extended period of personal and skills development and the encouragement of mental resilience in dealing with challenges and difficulties faced; and an ongoing process of goal setting and progression facilitation. Uses a cognitive behaviour intervention and support to address poor literacy and academic achievement. This consists of specialist literacy teachers delivering support to pupils with dyslexia and basic skills issues, alongside a team of project workers who provide motivation and personal development coaching, and interventions to address behavioural and truancy problems.
Young people (14 - 15 years old) at risk of not gaining a GCSE in English, with literacy and self- esteem issues
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