The Prince's Trust offer a range of programmes and challenges to young people aged 11-19, supporting them to develop their confidence and life skills.
Achieve/Achieve for Younger Learners
Achieve is a Personal Development Programme which aims to increase attendance, attainment, and soft skills such as confidence and teamworking skills. The offer promotes a flexible approach, using experiential learning to support achievement in a range of different areas. Young people will gain the Princes Trust Personal Development and Employability Qualification, which sits on the SCQF at levels 3, 4 and 5. It is also benchmarked on Insight.
All resources, training and support is offered by the Prince’s Trust. The programme is mainly delivered by school teaching staff. The Programme is flexible but generally runs 3 periods a week over any Education or Youth Work setting.
Inter School competition delivered by volunteers, available Scotland-wide throughout the academic year. It involves pupils taking part in an online business simulation game, preparing pitches, and creating a social enterprise. Winning Schools from the first phase go onto the Scotland final to present their Social Enterprise idea with a £1000 prize pot for the winning team. This is delivered in partnership with Apple.
Achieve Project Awards*
Young People receive grants to enhance their Achieve Enterprise or Community Projects, such as nail bars, baristas, bike repair, residentials, school shows etc. On average £300 per pupil. Achieve Project Awards MUST run with Achieve.
Mentoring Programme for Young People from any underrepresented background. Focus on Young People from ethnic minorities, young woman and care experienced Young People. 7 Mentoring sessions over a flexible time period. Mentors are trained by PT and from diverse backgrounds. Includes World of Work tour and inspirational speakers.
*Currently only available in some areas of Scotland and depends on local authority funding.