Because young people need to be successful and confident

Championing Life-long Learning & Employability

We champion life-long learning & employability by working with schools and colleges supporting young people as they grow, develop, learn and achieve. We also support young people and families, helping them with any barriers they may face as they find a path into education, training or work.

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Author: CYP Login

Transforming Young Lives

By giving to the Transforming Young Lives appeal you‘ll invest in the futures of vulnerable young people and give us the flexibility to use your donation where it’s needed most.

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Author: Ali Young

Target amount: £100,000.00

Amount raised: £50,821.09

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People & Organisation Development

Our People & Organisation Development team are here to help you exceed your goals by inspiring your people, whatever your current challenges. Throughout your organisation, from the Boardroom right through to your new apprentices or graduates we can help you in engaging your employees, building resilience and key skills in your workforce and helping you transform your business.

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Author: People & Organisation Development Team

Supporting Social Action

We support social action through our work with young people and families, helping them to identify the services they need to improve their lives and bring their communities together, and supporting them as they actively participate in their local area through volunteering and other roles.

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Author: CYP Login

Our Approach to Learning: why you can't 'do' change to young people

We asked our Head of Research Lucy Maynard about our approach to learning and how it helps support young people's well-being. Find out what she has to say here.

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Author: Stuart Appley

Supporting the wellbeing of school’s high achievers

Children’s mental health is featuring increasingly highly on many schools’ agendas. Dave Harvey, Head or Residential Provision at Brathay, shares an approach to supporting gifted and talented students.

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Author: Stuart Appley

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Events

  • Seminar: Gender, Young People and Education: Current Issues

    Professor Carolyn Jackson will present a seminar that highlights contemporary women's issues aligning with International Women's Day. This event is part of a seminar series provided by the child, young person, family and community practice development group, founded by the University of Cumbria and Brathay. Read more

  • Film Club: Sufragette

    To celebrate International Women's Day we will view and discuss Suffragette "The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State". Read more

  • Seminar: Reading and Writing in Real Life: Using authentic instruction to support adult literacy

    Charlotte Hardacre will present on Reading and Writing in Real Life: Using authentic instruction to support adult literacy. This event is part of a seminar series provided by the child, young person, family and community practice development group, founded by the University of Cumbria and Brathay. Read more