The Thrive Programme

Our award winning Thrive Programme works with young people aged 13+ to support them to broaden their horizons and reach their fullest potential through the delivery of a wide variety of engaging training with access to accredited awards including the Dynamic Youth Award and Youth Achievement Awards. We also offer placement opportunities for school work experience, Duke of Edinburgh Award schemes, college and university courses.

“The Thrive Programme does exactly what it is called, it allows young people within the East End to thrive, grow and develop. It empowers young people to have a voice and most importantly use this voice, it empowers young people to become young leaders and be the change within their communities and be the best they can be”  Rohanna Irvine, Active East Programme Manager

Awards evening 2017 – Thrive Awards

Arts Award

Children and Young People will be encouraged and supported to achieve Arts Awards at appropriate level within each of our projects.

To find out more about Arts Awards please click here – Arts Award

Hi 5 Award

To gain a Hi 5 Award Children and Young People choose a challenge, complete a minimum of 5 hours of activity, think about and comment on their achievements and gather evidence of their participation.

To find out more about Hi 5 Awards please click here – Hi 5 Award

Dynamic Youth Award

Young People will have the opportunity to gain independent qualifications that are externally quality assured by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). They are also, credit rated on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) where they sit at level 3.

To find out more about Dynamic Youth Awards please click here – Dynamic Youth Award

Youth Achievement Award

Young People can gain a Youth Achievement Award that is recognised by the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) credit scored at level 4 – 7. These awards are suitable for children of all interests.

To find out more about Youth Achievement Awards please click here – Youth Achievement Award

Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders project works with young people aged 13+ and offers a range of tailored workshops delivered by experienced staff to develop confidence, self-esteem and leadership abilities as well as an opportunity for young people to identify and explore a topic of their choice following a peer education model. The Emerging Leaders project currently works within secondary schools with pupils aged S2-S6 but can also be delivered in a community setting. The project welcomes speakers and works collaboratively with partner organisations to offer young people a far reaching and meaningful experience. Past topics have included animal cruelty and young people’s mental health.

For more information about our thrive programme, please email – [email protected]

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