NORTH YOUTH SERVICE - JANUARY REVIEW

Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School Youth Hub

As part of the Northern Youth Service, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ offers its services in the Giovanni Curmi Higher Secodnary Youth Hub. Following the Christmas holidays,

…THE YOUTH HUB HAS RE-OPENED TO ACT AS A SPACE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO UNWIND FROM THE STRESS AND TENSION THAT THE UPCOMING EXAMS MAY BRING.

Leadership Programme

Throughout this month, Ms. Rita Briffa from the Agency together with Ms. Johanna Briffa from GCHSS continued implementing the leadership programme. The purpose of this course is to provide young people with an award at level 3 including the following modules: Introduction to Leadership, Communicating Effectively, Strategic, Planning & Civic Responsibilities Active Citizenship.

Schools Programme

As part of Aġenzija Żgħazagħ’s civic education programme – Young Parliamentarians #ejjewniddibattu, Malcolm-Lee Attard visited St. Clare’s College Pembroke to deliver a session about lobbying. These sessions are now closing to an end, having completed 75% of the training. More training in the future is scheduled in order to equip these young people with the necessary skills to debate.

 

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Student Councils Democracy Awards – Student Training 

Another schools’ programme is the Student Councils Democracy Awards.

This programme looks to promote the democratic process within the school councils.

As part of this educational process, a workshop led by regional youth workers was held at Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. Democracy, leadership skills and the functioning of a student council were each allocated a workshop. The schools were presented with €150 in order to financially incentivise the student coucil in their mission to make their school a better space for its’ students.

School Seminars

Moreover, together with the previous programmes, north regional youth workers attended Maria Regina College – Mosta in delivering seminars for the year 10s and 11s. These seminars were focused on Democracy, voting, youth information, youth mobility opportunities and Erasmus+ projects.

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