The Onwards ‘n’ Upwards mentoring programme supports young people aged 8-25 years with self-esteem, confidence and motivation. Onwards ‘n’ Upwards can support with anger management, behaviour, social skills, communication skills and life skills, as well as helping with routine and helping them to move forward, providing focus for the future. The programme aims to highlight the individual’s strengths and identify areas for improvement, whilst encouraging them to re-engage in education, voluntary work or employment and the community.
lack of concentration
they struggle to adapt to the school / work environment
disruptive home life
lack of motivation fear of moving on after school / being off work short-term / long-term
There are many reasons as to why young people disengage with their education or employment opportunities. The following areas have been identified: