Moving On supports Lancashire young people 15 – 18 year olds who are at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training), those aged 16 to 18 who are already NEET are also supported.
Young people who have learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LLDD) and who have an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan can receive support up to the age of 24. Moving On re-engages young people and provides personalised packages of support to tackle attendance, attainment, performance and behavioural issues.
Aims of the project
Moving On Lancashire aims to reduce the number of young people aged 15-18 who are not in employment education or training (NEET) or at risk of becoming NEET. The service offered will improve their education, employability and personal skills to ‘Move On’ to:
- Further learning
- Paid Employment
- Unpaid employment
Moving On Lancashire aims to re-engage young people and provide personalised packages of support to tackle attendance, attainment, performance and behavioural issues. Improve education, employability and personal skills gained through the project to enable young people to ‘move on’ successfully into work or further learning including apprenticeships.
Priority should be given to young people resident or educated in the follow areas:
- Blackburn with Darwen – Shadsworth and Whitebirk, Wensley Fold and Sudell;
- Blackpool – Talbot, Claremont and Bloomfield;
- Burnley – Bank Hall, Brunshaw, Daneshouse with Stoneyholme, Gawthorpe, Lanehead, Rosegrove with Lowerhouse and Trinity;
- Chorley – Chorley South-East and Chorley South-West;
- Hyndburn – Spring Hill, Central and Church;
- Lancaster – Harbour, Heysham North, Central and South, Poulton and Skerton;
- Pendle – Bradley, Southfield and Clover Hill;
- Preston – Brookfield, Deepdale, Fishwick, Ingol, Larches, Ribbleton, Riversway, St George’s, St Matthew’s and Town Centre;
- Rossendale – Greensclough, Hareholme and Irwell;
- South Ribble – Lowerhouse;
- West Lancashire – Moorside, Tanhouse and Skelmersdale South;
Wyre – Pharos and Rossall.
The services to be delivered include:
- Local accessible and flexible interventions which will interest and engage and encourage progression to more substantial employment or education;
- Tailored individualised learning programmes based on strong Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG);
- English and maths provision where a barrier to progression, including ESOL;
- Motivational activity;
- Employability and enterprise activity; Genuine work experience, tasters and placements;
- Continuous key-worker, coaching and mentoring support;
- Year-round provision continuing over the summer period;
- Enhanced transition work;
- Support to Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to enable them to employ young people.