Billie-Jo has come a long way since starting Talent Match and achieved a lot including: emotional resilience, coping strategies, qualifications, volunteering and gained hope for the future. She is now empowered to make decisions for herself and has a clear vision of what she wants to achieve. She has now signed up to start a full time college course to study Childcare.
ARK was appointed by Black Country Talent Match (BCTM) to develop a social return on investment framework for their innovative Big Lottery funded programme designed to address the problems of high levels of unemployment amongst 18-24 year olds.
The Y Project are offering a Work and Enterprise experience in a Café environment. You will get the chance to see a real life business in action and learn about the catering trade.
You can also get involved as a group to organise a community event from the venue. This can be about anything you have an interest in whether that be art, music etc.
Upcycling is converting waste materials or unwanted items into new products. This can be everyday items that get forgotten about or stored away that can be turned into something useful.
Through this you will learn a lot of valuable skills as well as getting creative and savvy!
You will learn business and enterprise skills and develop knowledge of how to sell products.
Zebra Uno Ltd offer support in British Sign Language and Support Spoken English with the aid of interpreters.
They can offer support with lip speaking, note taking, speech to text reporting and deaf-blind interpreting.
What environments can they offer this support?
Myself and the team visited the NEC skills show in Birmingham on Thursday 17/11/2017. A selected few joined the Youth Summit, which was a huge debate with loads of young people about different topics across the UK. The topic of the day was ‘are career advisers needed? And how can we make them better’.
On Friday 10th November representatives from the Black Country Talent Match team attended the Black Country Sport and Physical Activity
Beatsabar in Wolverhampton is offering you the chance to learn valuable skills to help you turn your
hobby into a career.
Over 3 days you will attend sessions from 9:30 til 4pm with an hours lunch break.
This is suited for those who are a budding or more established artist, who needs guidance on the
best ways to try and break the industry.
You may be an MC, a Rapper, Singer, Producer and/or Songwriter, so this is a great opportunity for
Amy has headed off to Africa to work within an Orphanage and help the children there. We are extremely proud of here! To read more about Amy check out the link to an article by Dudley College, one of our partner organisations.