Urdd Gobaith Cymru’s Routes to the Summit project aimed to raise the skills and aspirations of young people, giving the best possible chance of future career developments, expanding opportunities to gain work related skills, as well as encouraging personal and social development through the medium of Welsh.
Above in the “Reports” section there is a project report as well as a collection of Case Studies written by the Routes to the Summit Youth Wokers.
The project ran from, the summer of 2009 until the end of March 2013, and was funded by The European Social Fund
During the project we worked with:-
- 7,293 o Young people aged between 11-19
- 491 NEET Young people
- 6802 Young people WHO were considered to be at risk of under achieving because of many different factors
Because of this project:-
- 2,056 young people received qualifications (all achieving Entry to level 3 qualifications on the Credits And Accreditation Framework Wales)- 240% higher that the target set by the Government
- Many Young people had life- changing, memorable experiences
- Awareness was raised of the experiences and opportunities available through the medium of Welsh
- Over 25,000 hours of community voluntary work was achieved
- Many Young people were given the opportunity to develop into more confident, independent, reliable and responsible individual
- Welsh medium Youth work has been further developed