During the Easter holidays, Danny Forrest (OIAM Community Activator), ran a Young Leader Award course at our School facility. It was attended by 16 young people from both our School and Community Hubs that we work in.
The Young Leader Award is a great introduction into leadership, giving young people knowledge of how to organise and lead small games and activities. It aims to help learners develop leadership skills such as organisation, communication and teamwork, as well as helping to build confidence and self-esteem as they take on responsibility of leading their peers and younger children.
The course is a mixture of classroom and outdoor practical sessions. This course is a formally recognised leadership qualification for young people and a great accreditation for the CV’s of our young people supporting them on their journey to be ‘work ready’ as they grow older.