Welcome to sch.im Isle of Man Department of Education & Children

Tags

Youth Motor Project helps young people gain work and skills


A project that harnesses young people’s interest in vehicles to develop wider skills is holding an introductory evening to recruit new members.

Download file "Poster.jpg"

The Youth Motor Project is part of the Department of Education and Children’s Youth Service.

Download file "Annual Report 2017.pdf"

It holds daytime and evening, one-to-one and group sessions with young people aged 12 to 21 at its garages in Douglas, in schools and at locations around the Island.

It educates young people about motoring and road safety and equips them in the skills they need to rebuild and maintain vehicles.

It helps young people acquire confidence, self-esteem and sense of responsibility and develops skills such as teamwork and communication.

Among its programmes are Employment and Esteem, which mentors young people towards gaining work or continuing in education.

The Youth Motor Project’s annual report states that it worked with 48 young people in the last academic year.

Manager Pete Hodgson said: ‘It was a positive year in terms of young people benefiting from our presentations and resources.

‘We had considerable success with Employment and Esteem, which the Manx Lottery Trust underwrites, and supported seven young people into jobs or further education.

‘Five young people passed their driving tests with us.

‘Most importantly, young people engaged with others on projects that interested them and gave them focus and new skills.’

The project led two off-Island excursions: to Motorcycle Live in Birmingham for project members and to Cambodia for students from Castle Rushen High School to carry out charity work.

Youth Motor Project sessions will recommence on Tuesday evenings for those in school Year 7 and older.

Parents and young people are welcome at an introductory evening on Wednesday 11th October from 6.30pm.

The garages are located behind the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre at Hills Meadow, Peel Road, Douglas.

For more information, email youthmotorproject@manx.net , ring 07624 460601 or visit the facebook page Youth Motor Project.

Comments

/groups/decnews/search/index.rss?tag=hotlist/groups/decnews/search/?tag=hotWhat’s HotHotListHot!?tag=hot1424/groups/decnews/sidebar/HotListdecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-19 14:38:19+00:002017-10-19 14:38:19updated4Added tag - hotdecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-19 14:38:18+00:002017-10-19 14:38:18addTag3decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-19 14:38:07+00:002017-10-19 14:38:07updated2First createddecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-19 14:35:32+00:002017-10-19 14:35:32created1wiki2017-10-19T14:38:20+00:00groups/decnews/wiki/ffc83FalseUCM 2017 graduates honoured at awards ceremony/groups/decnews/wiki/ffc83/UCM_2017_graduates_honoured_at_awards_ceremony.htmlTownsend, Alex4 updatesUCM 2017 graduates honoured at awards ceremony [ucm.png]The University College Isle of Man (UCM) recognised graduates who have completed their degrees and awards in 2017 at the annual higher ...Falsedecalextownsend2017-10-19T14:38:20+00:00decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 17:14:41+00:002017-10-16 17:14:41updated4decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 17:10:04+00:002017-10-16 17:10:04updated3Added tag - hotdecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 17:10:02+00:002017-10-16 17:10:02addTag2First createddecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 17:09:46+00:002017-10-16 17:09:46created1wiki2017-10-16T17:14:42+00:00groups/decnews/wiki/2dd8aFalseMulti-agency response to severe weather event/groups/decnews/wiki/2dd8a/Multiagency_response_to_severe_weather_event.htmlTownsend, Alex4 updatesMulti-agency response to severe weather event Issued Monday, 16 October 2017 at 13:58 Road closures will be in place this evening as the Isle of Man braces itself for a spell of severe wea...Falsedecalextownsend2017-10-16T17:14:42+00:00decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 09:36:59+00:002017-10-16 09:36:59updated4decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 09:36:20+00:002017-10-16 09:36:20updated3Added tag - hotdecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 09:35:59+00:002017-10-16 09:35:59addTag2First createddecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-16 09:35:23+00:002017-10-16 09:35:23created1wiki2017-10-16T09:37:00+00:00groups/decnews/wiki/57934FalseOphelia/DEC/groups/decnews/wiki/57934/OpheliaDEC.htmlTownsend, Alex4 updatesOphelia/DEC Issued Monday, 16 October 2017 at 10:09 All Department of Education and Children schools and premises are open today. A cross-Governm...Falsedecalextownsend2017-10-16T09:37:00+00:00decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:52:26+00:002017-10-12 15:52:26updated5decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:51:43+00:002017-10-12 15:51:43updated4Added tag - hotdecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:50:11+00:002017-10-12 15:50:11addTag3decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:50:08+00:002017-10-12 15:50:08updated2First createddecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:49:47+00:002017-10-12 15:49:47created1wiki2017-10-12T15:52:26+00:00groups/decnews/wiki/09cf7FalsePublic views sought on new education laws/groups/decnews/wiki/09cf7/Public_views_sought_on_new_education_laws.htmlTownsend, Alex5 updatesPublic views sought on new education laws [DEC Minister Graham Cregeen MHK copy.jpg]The public is being invited to help shape the future of education in the Island. The Departm...Falsedecalextownsend2017-10-12T15:52:26+00:00decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:49:12+00:002017-10-12 15:49:12updated6decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:49:06+00:002017-10-12 15:49:06updated5decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:46:56+00:002017-10-12 15:46:56updated4Added tag - hotdecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:45:13+00:002017-10-12 15:45:13addTag3decalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:45:06+00:002017-10-12 15:45:06updated2First createddecalextownsendTownsend, Alex2017-10-12 15:44:49+00:002017-10-12 15:44:49created1wiki2017-10-12T15:49:13+00:00groups/decnews/wiki/d659dFalseRamsey Grammar School is performing “Camp Rock”/groups/decnews/wiki/d659d/Ramsey_Grammar_School_is_performing_Camp_Rock.htmlTownsend, Alex6 updatesRamsey Grammar School is performing “Camp Rock” [cr2.png]Pack your duffel bags, grab your guitars and get ready to rock at Camp Rock: The Musical! Join Mitchie, Shane, Nate, Ja...Falsedecalextownsend2017-10-12T15:49:13+00:00hot/groups/decnews/search/index.rss?sort=modifiedDate&kind=all&sortDirection=reverse&excludePages=wiki/welcomelist/groups/decnews/search/?sort=modifiedDate&kind=all&sortDirection=reverse&excludePages=wiki/welcomeRecent ChangesRecentChangesListUpdates?sort=modifiedDate&kind=all&sortDirection=reverse&excludePages=wiki/welcome0/groups/decnews/sidebar/RecentChangesListmodifiedDateallRecent ChangesRecentChangesListUpdateswiki/welcomeNo recent changes.reverse5search