We support the participation of young people in learning and work. As a local authority partnership, we support young people’s services by providing management information and data support, staff training and networking, information resources and developing programmes for young people

 News Welcome to CLC Building Futures!

Welcome to the new CLC Building Futures website, which was previously known as Central London Connexions. We continue to support young people's services to raise the participation of young people in learning and work. Our services, structures and contact details remain the same. If you have any queries, please contact us.

 News and Opportunities
Recent pre-employment opportunities for young people include Sports Coaching traineeships in South East London schools and administration traineeships with the Greater London Authority. Apprenticeship vacancies notified last week included opportunities with The Cabinet Office, TSB, British Gas, Xerox, Vodafone and Hilton International. Upcoming events include Kaplan Talent Academy with Discover Accountancy afternoon and webinars. Details in the Weekly Opportunities Bulletin.

Social isolation and Neet status raise mental health risk for young people 
The study commissioned by Youth Access analysed data from the 2010 and 2012 English and Welsh Civil and Social Justice Panel Survey to look for links between mental health issues, Neet status and social isolation. The research found that 35 per cent of Neet young people suffered from mental health problems compared with 14 per cent of non-Neets, while 33 per cent of young people classed as socially isolated suffered mental health problems compared with 16 per cent of those who weren't.

Kings Health Partners - Biomedical Research Summer School Programme
Applications are now invited from students currently finishing year 11 and attending eligible schools in Southwark, Lambeth or Lewisham to participate in a non-residential free of charge summer school from 10th-14th August. The Summer school will be hosted by the Biomedical Research Centre at Guys and St Thomas Hospitals and Kings College London. There are limited places available so students should apply before the 10th of July. For full eligibility criteria, visit the website.

Workforce development

A range of courses suitable for professionals working with young people

Young people

An online survey for young people.

Live vacancies

Up to date job vacancy information including apprenticeships, part time jobs and other vacancies

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