The Cynnydd project delivers various interventions to 11 to 24 year olds who are at risk of becoming NEET (not in employment, education or training).
The £19 million project is part-funded by the European Social Fund and will run until December 31st 2022. The project will support an estimated 4,500 young people across South West Wales.
The Cynnydd project is led by Pembrokeshire County Council and delivered in partnership with fellow local authorities and further education colleges together with Careers Wales in Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. Private and third sector training providers are also involved in its delivery.
Coleg Sir Gâr delivers the following intervention strands:
Mentoring Support: Mentors are available at all campuses for confidential one to one support. A mentor can help and advise you on a wide range of issues to support you overcome barriers that affect you including signposting to external support.
Counselling Support: Counsellors are experienced in working with wide ranging issues and use their skills to help you better understand the issues that are causing you concern. Counselling can help you find better ways of coping with any difficulties you may be facing.
Tracking and Monitoring: Tracking and monitoring staff can support learners with wide ranging issues including academic, revision support, coursework, time management, organisational and planning skills, confidence, self-esteem, problem solving and employability skills.
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Coleg Ceredigion Cynnydd Project Manager:
Cynnydd Data and Administration Officer: