Have Your Say on Youth Unemployment

The House of Lords Committee on Youth Unemployment wants to understand young people’s views and experiences of unemployment. They want to hear from young people aged 16-25 with experience of unemploymentand organisations that support them, and are asking three key questions – What was your biggest barrier to finding work? What could school/college have done differently to better prepare you …

Speak up for Net Zero Speaking Competition!

As part of Cumbria Future Leaders’ net zero ambitions, we’re keen to improve our knowledge of the climate and provide a space for others to learn about the area. So if you or someone you know between the ages of 16 and 18 years old has opinions on net zero, then get involved in this speaking competition! The first stage of …

Youth Voice Census 2021

Take part in the Youth Voice Census 2021 and explain what you think about study, work and life. If you’re aged 14-24, what changes would you like to see in how you are supported from school onwards? The Youth Voice Census will ask a range of questions about you and your experiences in education, training, work and in everyday life …

Cumbria Unitarisation Consultation

The Government is consulting on proposals to change the way local government is organised in Cumbria, from the current system of a county council and six district councils to a system of a unitary council or councils.

Creating Cumbria’s Sustainable Future Event

The Creating Cumbria’s Sustainable Future event is taking place between 23rd and 25th February 2021. The three day programme will focus on different UN Sustainable Development goals and how we can apply them to Cumbria, and will provide an opportunity to hear from leaders and take part in workshops where specific topics and questions will be discussed.

National Careers Week 1st-6th March 2021

National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of
careers guidance and free resources in education
across the UK. The aim is to provide a focus for
careers guidance activity at an important stage in the
academic calendar to help support young people
leaving education.

Kooth Podcasts

With the latest lockdown and school closures, young people may greatly benefit from some additional support with their mental health. Kooth can offer that mental health and wellbeing support to young people in Cumbria aged 11-18.

The Chain Reaction Series

The Chain Reaction Series is an online network for young adults eager to relate textbook science experiments with real-life people making it happen, and also links with career support networks.