Stage of development: Complete
Policy sector: Employment and training
Start date of service provision: Nov 2012
Capital raised (minimum): GBP 900k (USD 1.42m)
Max potential outcome payment: GBP 3.70m
Service users: 1k+ 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. Adviza assesses the needs of all participants and identifies an individual action plan. Teenagers are offered ongoing support, work experience and mentoring opportunities, with activities including residential teambuilding weekends, group sessions, and individual tailored support. One-to-one mentoring combined with variable lengths of time (as appropriate) at motivational residentials
14 to 16 year olds identified as having poor behaviour, underperforming at school, or having other complex issues, and at risk of becoming NEET. Young people with one or more ‘vulnerable’ flags on CCIS database
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