Project information

One Degree Youth Summer Workshops

Once students have completed the One Degree Mentoring Programme, alumni will have the opportunity to join a week long series of workshops, courses, and mentoring sessions aimed at giving them the initial skills to prepare for the next stage of their academics and career progression.

1-2 weeks

Charity information: The Adnan Jaffery Educational Trust

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  • Need

    Need

    The One Degree Mentoring Programme is only the first phase of the journey we aim to provide to our young adults. Once we have got them through the GCSE exams we aim to support them through the options of academics and careers with the help of mentors and career advisers. The lack of access to networks and realistic advice can often reduce confidence and aspiration levels. Our summer workshops will help identify options, source opportunities and introduce the students to a series of contacts.

    Solution

    Our workshops, hosted at Hult Business School, will provide the students with the following:
    - CV writing skills
    - Interview skills
    - Career lectures from industry experts
    - Aptitude assessments
    - Group and individual exercises
    - Career networking
    - Alumni networking
    One Degree then aims to stay involved and in touch with the student alumni via online support and several annual events.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Keep students engaged in One Degree


    Activities

    » Alumni group and individual sessions More student engagement in One Degree activities after the Summer Workshop

    What success will look like

    Attendance of the workshops


    Aim 2

    Provide students with academic and career options


    Activities

    » Career mentoring and work shadow opportunities Student and mentor attendance at the workshops

    What success will look like

    Engagement following the workshops


    Aim 3

    Provide students with academic and career options


    Activities

    » Aptitude testing, career presentations, CV writing and interview skills Career and academic mapping post Summer Workshops

    What success will look like

    Student feedback


  • Impact

    Impact

    The One Degree Mentoring Programme offers short term help by helping the students through their GCSE exams. It also introduces the benefits of being involved with One Degree after this programme.
    The One Degree Summer Workshops provides practical and long term options and solutions for the students to use. It also allows us to more effectively map the students progress into further education and careers.

    Risk

    Students not wishing to participate during summer holidays.
    We have started to promote the workshops and build up excitement.
    We will also get active alumni to help with the promotion.

    Reporting

    Pre and post workshop feedback, photos and statistics

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £4,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,500 Guest speakers Certain speakers and workshops will be provided free however a maximum of £300 will be spent daily
      £1,000 Staffing Workshop preparation and management
      £1,000 Catering Lunch will be provided for each day
      £500 Equipment Stationary, prizes and other
  • Background

    Location

    We are aiming to host the workshops at Hult Business School in Holborn, London

    Beneficiaries

    All alumni of One Degree as well as youth participants of our Collaboaration Board (24 youth charities around London).

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    One Degree has been running weekend mentoring programmes for disadvantaged youth since 2009.
    We also successfully ran Summer Workshops in August 2017.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Roger Wynne-Dyke

    One Degree CEO

    Jasmine Chuah

    One Degree Intern

    Jabba Samson

    One Degree Alumni from 2009 (our first ever programme)