The Art of Understanding


On a beautiful sunny day, after months of suspense, we finally got to see the amazing installation at Leeds University. Our Talent Match ambassadors have been involved in a collaborative project with students from @stageleeds, which part of Leeds University’s School of Performance and Cultural Industries. They have taken part in several creative workshops which … Continue reading The Art of Understanding

It’s an arty party


Our Talent Match Ambassadors are well underway with their input into a collaborative art project involving the University of Leeds. A group of art students are conducting a community-based action research project which gathers together the experiences of those involved with youth employability services. The project will explore different ways in which to design and … Continue reading It’s an arty party

A change of perspective


Belonging in Barnsley provides support to young people from marginalised communities, aiming to connect young people newly-arrived to the country with local, like-minded young people. However, the project also aims to educate those from Britain to developing their understanding of diversity, immigration and asylum. As part of this, our team took two British girls and one European … Continue reading A change of perspective

Let’s make it work


After plenty of hard work throughout the autumn, our Outside the Box project has reached a successful conclusion and published its new guide for young people struggling to start or return to work and their employers. Let’s make it work is a guide to help young people and employers who want to take them on … Continue reading Let’s make it work

Ambassadors present at National Conference


Three of our longest serving Ambassadors attended the Talent Match National Conference, which was held at the Sheffield Hilton last week, to speak about the power of partnership working, their involvement in co-production and how it has impacted on them. The team certainly dressed for the occasion, suited and booted, they impressed the audience by … Continue reading Ambassadors present at National Conference

Toni’s turning to youth work


Toni, a long-time Talent Match Ambassador, has left the programme, but she’s been keen to tell us just how much her experience has meant to her and how much it’s changed her life.   As she prepared to speak to the National Talent Match Conference in Sheffield this week, she took the time out to … Continue reading Toni’s turning to youth work

Youth Board’s onboard


The first, brand spanking new Youth Board has been assembled!  Talent Match ambassadors were asked by Your Consortium to design a Youth Board for the programme. The decision was taken to smash the traditional format and to go with something more up-to-date that fits with the lifestyles of the young people involved. This Youth Board … Continue reading Youth Board’s onboard