Cumbria Future Leaders
A free signposting and brokerage service for young people aged 16-25 and a mechanism by which the various youth boards, youth groups, young people and young professional networks work together for greater impact. CFL is the diverse youth voice for Cumbria, driving their agenda and debating matters that are most important to them.
A bespoke programme that builds ambition, soft skills, and employability. This programme is running as a series of 90-minute sessions on a fortnightly basis and covers Attitude and mindset, Challenging Peer Power and Personal Thinking. Ambition, Confidence. Contact us to find out more about this programme.
Bespoke Young People Programmes
We are passionate about nurturing and developing the talents and aspirations of young people throughout their learning journey. We work with young people, educators and employers across Cumbria.
A 6-week development programme providing young people with exciting opportunities to visualise and shape their communities and town centres. Young people work alongside a range of local business mentors for expertise input which provide an insight into local careers, roles and skills needed to deliver against any professional project. To find out more about this programme, contact us.
The Leading Change Campaign will enable us to engage with 12–14-year-old’s across Copeland and Allerdale to inspire and nurture future aspirations and empower young people to make decisions, to make commitments and ultimately to make a difference to their communities.
This innovative online work-awareness program offers students the opportunity to collaborate with local businesses offering an insight into the range of roles and skills needed to deliver against any professional project.
The Elements programme is delivered in partnership with Sellafield Ltd tier 2 supply chain organisations. This Sellafield Ltd work awareness programme is project-managed and facilitated by CforLP which acts as coach and mentor to students throughout this week-long fun and interactive programme.
Bright Stars Secondary
Building on the learning from Primary, Bright Stars Secondary is currently delivered to year 8 pupils. Schools are matched to a business mentor and have 8 weeks to set up a social enterprise by making a difference and making a profit. The pupils approach it like they would a business and gain a greater understanding of roles and careers and the excitement of business.
A potentially life-changing leadership development programme for 16-18 year olds that is unique to Cumbria. Teenagers compete for week-long placements with leading employers by participating in a series of events that increase their awareness of career options, and offer opportunities to meet employers, develop their skills and build confidence in readiness for the workplace and future careers.