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We owe it to our young people to build a better Scotland.
Inspiring Scotland Chief Executive Celia Tennant explains the motivation behind Our Future Now.
Scotland’s future belongs to its young people. Today’s school children will be the community leaders, business people, teachers, politicians, entrepreneurs and innovators of tomorrow.
But far too many young people are at risk of being excluded from that future because of circumstances beyond their control.
Intergenerational poverty, the challenges of mental health, caring responsibilities and difficult family circumstances limit their opportunities and stifle their ambitions.
We need to reach those young people who need our support the most. We need to help them gain confidence, build resilience and learn skills so that the challenges they face can be overcome and their desire to succeed awakened.
We are committed to helping these young people. We will work with the local, trusted charities that we know support each and every young person in the way that works best for them. We will work with charities that we know will unlock young people’s skills, talents and aspirations. The charities that will help them to better engage with education, train for their future, and gain the sustainable jobs and careers they deserve.
If we want a positive future for Scotland, where all our young people contribute to a flourishing and sustainable economy and a supportive and inclusive society, this is not a choice.
By helping those at the greatest disadvantage, we can support an entire generation to thrive and – together – build a better Scotland for all of us.
How intandem is building trusted mentoring relationships
This week is an important one for us here at intandem. Not only is it Care Experienced Week, which looks to celebrate the care experience community, but it is also National Mentoring Day today (Friday 27 October) and we have lots of mentors and mentees to celebrate!Â Â Scotland made a promise children and young peopleRead More
Finding the right trustees with Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s Specialist Volunteer Network
Not only does Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s Specialist Volunteer Network (SVN) connect charities with professional volunteers to solve challenges, but our team are also on hand to help you recruit and train your Board. Meet Bill Speirs, Board Director at The Jeely Piece Club Bill was a practising solicitor from 1978 until 2021. He helped set upRead More
Conference to help people with additional support needs get into employment to be held in September
Online conference aims to redesign sustainable employment opportunities for people with additional support needs in the South of Scotland.Â A conference focused on addressing employment opportunities for young people with additional support needs in the South of Scotland will be hosted by the Additional Support Needs (ASN) Learning Network on Friday 8 September 2023.Â TheRead More