Category Archives: Young people

Theatre production urges teens to call out bad driving

A THOUGHT-provoking theatre production aimed at empowering young people to speak out against dangerous driving returns to schools across East Sussex this month.

The Passenger highlights the responsibility youngsters have to intervene if they’re travelling in a car with a young driver who’s putting themselves and others at risk. Continue reading

Caps off to apprentice graduates at countywide event

THE COMMITMENT and effort of more than 50 apprentices was celebrated at an East Sussex graduation ceremony – the first of its kind in the county.

The event, organised by the Sussex Council of Training Providers, marked the importance of apprenticeships to the local economy and the contributions of apprentices, local businesses and educators. Continue reading

Successful Careers Hub to be extended to primary schools

PRIMARY school pupils will soon be inspired by the world of work as the county council is named the only local authority to lead on a Government pilot.

East Sussex County Council will be awarded £145,000 to extend its successful East Sussex Careers Hub to cover primary school children from the age of five, in a one year pilot. Continue reading