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Real life stories of young people that have participated in our programmes in Glasgow.

Youthbuild Awards 2016

Youthbuild Awards 2016

The Youthbuild UK Awards are held each year at the House of Commons to celebrate the achievements of young people, who despite having to overcome personal barriers have succeeded in training and becoming employed in the construction industry.

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Salim's story - Challenge

Salim's story - Challenge

Salim was referred to Challenge Scotland by Shawlands Academy, to develop his employability skills and to educate him about the consequences of non-attendance and not fulfilling school commitments.

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Luke's story - Youthbuild

Luke's story - Youthbuild

Luke was referred to the Youthbuild programme by Includem when he was 16 years old. He had over 30 pre-16 charges but has turned his life around.

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Ewan's story - Transitions

Ewan's story - Transitions

Ewan is a care experienced young person who has struggled to find a career that he is keen to continue with.

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Graham's story - Transitions

Graham's story - Transitions

Graham has been in the care system since the age of 4, he has been in numerous care homes and now lives with supported carers.

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Victor's story - Challenge

Victor's story - Challenge

Victor took part in the Action for Children Govan Challenge, in partnership with Glasgow Housing Association.

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Edwardo's story - Community Jobs

Edwardo's story - Community Jobs

Edwardo was recruited through Community Jobs Scotland funding as a Business Support Officer within the Employability Service.

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Aquar's Story

Aquar's Story

Aquar is a young man aged 17 who has presented various barriers to employment due to his lack of confidence and poor self-esteem. He struggled to sustain his mainstream education placement which had a negative impact on him being able to achieve any formal qualifications.

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