Ambition 2016 was a great success. The event was further confirmation to me of the growing feeling that as a sector we are readying ourselves to unite and to learn from each other’s experiences, face issues head on and celebrate progress.
YMCA North Tyneside has been running an incredible life-changing Diffusion music project through Ambition’s Youth Music funding. In this guest blog piece, programme leader Steve Williamson shares some of the great work that is being done at YStudio to engage young men from challenging backgrounds.
By Selwyn Hodge
In celebration of Trustees Week the Chair of Ambition, Selwyn Hodge, provides some interesting information on how Ambition is run. He explains how Ambition’s Board of Trustees ensure the charity is kept on track and are continually working to achieve its goals.
By Rosie Ferguson
Ambition member London Youth has teamed up with Ofsted in an attempt to explore the relationship between youth organisations and schools. Rosie Ferguson, Chief Executive of London Youth, shares the findings of their study.
By Helen Marshall
Now that the summer holidays have ended and another new school year has started, it’s important to recognise that not every child successfully develops within the traditional parameters of the education system. At Ambition, we’re keen to improve links between youth clubs, their programmes and schools so that young people can take advantage of opportunities that may not otherwise be readily available.
By Simon Curran
Mental health nurse Simon Curran talks about his experiences running the Brighton Marathon for Ambition in 2013, raising valuable funds to support our work with young people. We have places available for 2014 – click below for more!