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I Can In The North East

  1. 1. i can in the North East Ltd (Community Interest Company)Tel: 0845 9000 341<br />
  2. 2. i canIn The (UK) Ltdis an umbrella company which has been set up as a learning and skills research and development company and is committed to developing a range of multi lingual, innovative and specialist learning opportunities accredited for recognising achievement through the Qualifications and Credit Framework in order to meet the learning needs of individuals and further develop the knowledge and skills base of many different client groups whose mission is;“To be the difference maker in the personal, family, work and spiritual lives of as many people as possible and help make a significant positive difference in the United Kingdom.” <br />
  3. 3. ican in the North Eastis a social enterprise in the North East of England and we are inspired to roll out nationally from region to region through i can social enterprises.We offer our support services and deliver training programmes for any age group and from any background, and we work with individuals, schools, colleges, companies or any public or private sector organisation. In order to achieve this, it is crucial to provide you with a foundation in terms of raising your self-esteem, self-worth, self-confidence and your motivation and aspiration through positive thinking and, encouraging a voluntary positive change in your attitude and behaviour through innovative and 21st century services. <br />
  4. 4. The surplus monies made from i can social enterprisesallow us to provide 24/7 supported training accommodation incorporating i canprogrammes for disengaged young adults aged 16 – 25 years either directly through ourselves or indirectly through organisations dealing with this client group. The objective is to effectively integrate the young adults into society with respect, apositive outlook on life and other people, and to be able to stand on their own two feet with the knowledge that help and assistance is just around the corner if required. Ati can we also create volunteering and work experience opportunities specifically for people who are presently unemployed and from any background by offering them specific training and mentoring throughout our organisation which will lead into direct employment within our enterprises.<br />
  5. 5. <ul><li>i can in the North East is committed to further develop the knowledge and skills base of many different client groups; Individuals Private Companies Public Organisations Charities or Social Enterprises Workless adults Disengaged adults Outreach young adults Service Leavers / MOD / Armed Services People with a disability or long term illness Ex-offenders Homeless Lone parents Children Minority ethnic groups Refugees and asylum seekers</li></li></ul><li>i can in the North East offer you a fantastic opportunity to assist you in removing labels that society may have pinned on you from your past, and to take you in a new, focussed and exciting direction of where you want to be, label free, with a solid foundation and relevant skills to build a better life, leading you into education, employment or training.It is our aim to put our best endeavours into ensuring that we use the best venues, where applicable, that are associated with the purpose our programmes are designed to achieve. When you feel that you have nothing to lose, you have everything to win! Start today with an i can attitude.<br />
  6. 6.  i can programmes are taught at prestigious venues in your area such as St James Park, Stadium of Light and The Riverside football grounds.We will endeavour to avoid using venues that do not inspire and reflect the value we place on you. Our objective is to make you feel and believe that you are valued as much as anybody else and therefore to inspire, motivate and convince you that we are serious with our belief in you, and that our programmes will help you achieve the life style these experiences present. <br />
  7. 7. Alli can programmes are designed to meet the needs of all at any stage of your journey towards building a more successful life. icanis looking to recognise and honour the successes in you, as although success is usually associated with academic or career success or money, you can achieve success at personal and social levels too.  The i canprogrammes have been specifically designed to empower you to discover what you truly value in your life, and are focused on creating a lasting impact by breaking through fears and inspiring clarity to help you decide what you really want in life and what you are here to contribute.<br />
  8. 8. ican be persuaded We know that ‘hope’ is the foundational quality of all change and we believe that you want to have hope of a better future and want to be valued, respected and assisted to achieve a better life. All you need is a clear direction and expert guidance on getting where you should or want to go. Your personal strengths and capabilities, aims and desires and special talents (current and dormant) need to be assessed, so as to understand, and help you understand, that the opportunities for your development and achievement in life is not limited by your perception or obstacles.  With the right approach, resources and programmes, you can be persuaded to engage and achieve real and fulfilling results in your life.<br />
  9. 9. ican be successful  &quot;If it is to be, it is up to me!&quot; &quot;If you keep on doing what you&apos;ve been doing, you&apos;re going to keep getting what you&apos;ve been getting!”  How many times did we hear those famous phrases? How can we change things for the better in our lives? How do we go about building a balanced and more successful life?  The answer is it’s all about being a better YOU!  If put into action, this simple notion can create explosive results in all of us and we believe that we can help you and those around you realise untapped potential through this unique and powerful success programme. <br />
  10. 10. i canbe successful will give you the desire to do what it takes to be successful in all areas of your life and instil a sense of purpose, hope and expectation by providing training and coaching in areas such as Attitude, Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Motivation, Goal Setting and Achieving, and Interpersonal Relationships.Through i can be successful, we aim to prove to you that you have everything you need to be successful in all areas of your life and show you how. As a result you will not only achieve your ultimate goals, you will also experience the profound fulfilment that you desire and deserve. <br />
  11. 11. ican be successful incorporates the following components;- i can believe in myself- i can be educated- i can be successful without qualifications- i can achieve qualifications- i can be trained- i can find a job- i can find a better job - i can start a new career or change career- i can be a brilliant child/person- i can be a brilliant partner/wife/husband- i can be a brilliant parent- i can raise positive children- i can avoid taking time off on the sick- i can be equal- i can be mentored<br />
  12. 12. ican be educated Where required, we will work with specific external agencies to deliver to you programmes which have been specifically designed for developing basic literacy, language, ICT and numeracy skills that produce measurable results at the peak of yourcapacity.<br />
  13. 13. ican be trained We provide training and learning that will extend far beyond conventional classroom training courses.We are committed to taking you on a journey to improve your prospects towards becoming work ready as we know that just addressing your vocational needs may not be enough for you to get and keep a job.  We deliver learning & development programmes on attitude, CV and cover letter writing, interview techniques, letter writing and filling in forms and we work in collaboration with organisations that will provide you with specific work placement, real work experience and training opportunities. This is a life changing opportunity which will be an integrated service for progression from being unemployable to being settled in a working lifestyle and progressing in secure employment.<br />
  14. 14. ican be coached  Ongoing guidance and support makes a real and practical difference to someone&apos;s life.   Mentoring and coaching will have a powerful influence on the success of our programmes, and on the help you receive.  We will help you overcome various disadvantages you may believe you have, from a record of offending, to a life spent in care, long-term unemployment or having no qualifications.  By providing you with ongoing support, guidance and encouragement, we will help you with your choices and directions in order to help you to progress towards positive outcomes.<br />
  15. 15. ican be healthy – This programme is under development. icanrecognises the importance of a healthy lifestyle and diet as individuals who are healthy and fit are known to have a winning attitude and are more likely to achieve their potential.  We will provide health, fitness and nutrition programmes to promote healthy eating and active lifestyles which will support you in developing the skills and attitudes required to help you make informed choices about healthy eating and fitness, both within the classroom, and out of it.  icanwill actively encourage you to be healthy and will encompass physical, mental, emotional, and sexual health as well as helping you pursue a healthy lifestyle and to reject any temptation to experiment with illegal drugs, alcohol or unsafe sex. <br />
  16. 16. ican be accommodated  We provide 24/7 supported training accommodation incorporating i canprogrammes for disengaged young adults aged 16 – 25 years either directly through ourselves or indirectly through organisations dealing with this client group. This enables us to give you all the necessary skills and confidence to successfully live in supported or un-supported accommodation as we train you in all our programmes together with housing and living skills.<br />
  17. 17. <ul><li>ican be active outdoors  We provide various outdoor activities which are fundamental to getting “back to basics”in an uncomplicated, different environment which are designed to change attitude and behaviour in regard to a number of areas by; Changing the picture / MotivationDump stinking-thinking (from negative to positive thought)Negotiation = Choices = End Result = ResponsibilityTrust for open & honest discussion / CommunicationTeam work / Building Relationships (people skills)Goal setting / Persistence / Overcoming Challenges i canemphasise the idea of “thinking outside the box!”,and realising how and what has been learnt during the activities which is applicable and in reflection on real life in;  LeadershipCommunicationTaking responsibilityThe advantage of teamworkRealising individual strengthsTrusting othersGiving and receiving feedbackBuilding self-esteem and confidence</li></li></ul><li>ican have a successful marriage or partnership Romance doesn&apos;t have to fade. That warm, loving, respectful commitment couples make to each other can stay if not grow stronger over the years with a little bit of attention. We help couples discover how identifying and meeting your most important needs could deepen your love and desire for each other, discover your strengths and weaknesses and the qualities of success that you possess.Learn how to develop these qualities within your relationship, and consider how a better relationship could make you a better person, a better parent, a better partner, a more productive employee and a better role model for your family. You both can have everything you want from your relationship and this programme will teach you how.<br />
  18. 18. i can raise positive kids in a negative world Raising positive children is not an easy task by any stretch of imagination but it can be fun, exciting and tremendously rewarding.Children do not make up 100% of our population but they are 100% of our future as a hundred years from now, it will not matter what your bank account was, the sort of house you lived in, or the kind of car you drove, but the world may be different because we were important in the life of our child. We give prospective parents and parents a real insight into how you can avoid the modern parenting pitfalls of our time, show you how you can avoid or cope with the gaping potholes on the road to successful parenting and, encourage you to share the many problems many of us have in our homes today so that you may be given tangible and easy to implement steps that will help you have a better family unit and bring up children that every parent would wish to have, every teacher or employee would want to work with, and everyone would admire.<br />
  19. 19. ican be equal – This programme is under development. We will provide all i canprogrammes which will be translated into multi languages for minority ethnic groups including refugees and asylum seekers and providing the same service to them so as to teach them the necessary success skills and build their confidence about the fact that, regardless of their ethnic background, race, colour and circumstances, they can also create opportunities for themselves to succeed and build a better and quality way of life in the United Kingdom therefore, leading them into mainstream communities and workforce. <br />
  20. 20. ican train-the-trainer  This programme is designed to make trainers and advisors feel more confident with the philosophy, methodology and practical activities in which thei can ethos is based as well as developing themselves in the job and learning world.  It will allow for the trainers and advisors to have a bank of knowledge to aid them in the teaching of intangible skills, which at present is thought to be quite difficult.  Moreover, the modules will not have to be used solely as independent or dependent training modules but will, in fact, cross over into aiding the trainers’ and advisors’ planning and will allow the trainers and advisors to feel comfortable enough with the principles of success and the associated activities, and to communicate this to their client groups.  <br />
  21. 21. Trainers and advisors will be able to use their experience of the training and participation in activities when teaching their clients the i can programmes’ and will undoubtedly produce a transferable experience for the trainers and advisors.   Through i can train-the-trainer,i canbecomes realistic to the clients, as the trainers and advisors can relate how they felt being trained to the clients and explain how it has helped them improve their life for the better.   Trainers and advisors will also be able to draw on local success examples as well as their own personal life experiences. The continuous use and repetition of the i can programme will make a significant contribution to the success of the individual in themselves; education, employment and an i canattitude the North East.<br />
  22. 22. ican pay it forward  Helping others is one of the most rewarding experiences that life can give us and the state of our surroundings directly affects our quality of life and our general health and wellbeing.  We engage individuals with the community and support the community needs by looking for and working on projects which aim to improve the quality of life of people within the community to ensure that no-one is disadvantaged by where they live.  <br />
  23. 23. Contact Usicanin the North East Ltd4 Strawberry Terrace Hazlerigg Newcastle upon TyneNE13 7AR Tel:0845 9000 341 Fax:0191 2366163  <br />