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The M.A.G.I.C. Youth Development programme provides a fresh opportunity for young people to identify and release their true potential and achieve sustainable results and outcomes. The programme identifies soft skills that they can carry throughout their life. M.A.G.I.C. has a wide ranging positive effect on society as a whole, young people of all academic and vocational abilities and encourages citizenship within school and community environments.

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Magic Presentation Inspired Youths

  1. 1. Life skills for a brighter future
  2. 2. M.A.G.I.C. WORKSHOP Presented By Alison Mannell
  3. 3. Life skills for a brighter future <ul><li>SELF DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE </li></ul>
  4. 4. VISION <ul><li>To make a vital contribution to: </li></ul><ul><li>• The prosperity and quality of life in all communities. </li></ul><ul><li>• Changing the cycle of feelings of low achievement and dependence which is currently being experienced by a significant number of young people. </li></ul><ul><li>• Imagine if nothing is done to offer authentic and genuine understanding to certain young people there is the likelihood that an underclass will continue to be created which depletes the quality of community life for everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>• To assist young people of all academic and vocational abilities by giving them an insight into effective communication and interpersonal skills. The on-going benefit is the positive contribution that this future generation can make to enhance the quality of community life. </li></ul>
  5. 5. SOCIAL EXCLUSION <ul><li>What are the causes? </li></ul><ul><li>• Unemployment. </li></ul><ul><li>• Children in workless households due to increasing lone parents. </li></ul><ul><li>• Rising violent crime / drug misuse and anti social behaviour. </li></ul>
  6. 6. FACTS <ul><li>1 in 5 children grow up in workless households </li></ul><ul><li>(Higher than any EU country) </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 11 sixteen to eighteen year olds are not in education, training or employment </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 16 leave school without qualifications (U.K. is at the bottom of the pile along with Greece and Portugal with lowest number of 18 year olds in education) </li></ul><ul><li>U.K. has twice as many teenage births as Germany, three times as many as France & 6 times more than Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>U.K. has more 15/16 year old drug users than any E.U. Country. </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 6 sixteen to twenty four year olds are victims of violence (U.K. is joint top with Netherlands) </li></ul>
  7. 7. WHAT IS COACHING? <ul><li>Coaching is the ability to work with people </li></ul><ul><li>towards a common vision, sharing a common </li></ul><ul><li>ideal and embracing a common goal, forming a unique relationship, regardless of differences. </li></ul><ul><li>A coach stands Shoulder to shoulder with individuals moving with them towards their objectives, displaying faith, trust, commitment and an undying belief in the vast potential of others. </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results that are truly important to them. </li></ul>
  8. 8. COACHING YOUNG PEOPLE <ul><li>The M.A.G.I.C. Youth development programme </li></ul><ul><li>provides a fresh opportunity for young people. </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching is about them, the program identifies soft skills that they can carry throughout their life. </li></ul><ul><li>The benefit is in giving young people a chance to identify and release their true potential and achieve sustainable results and outcomes </li></ul>
  9. 9. THE CONCEPT OF MAGIC <ul><li>The M.A.G.I.C. Programme was </li></ul><ul><li>developed as a result of knowledge and </li></ul><ul><li>experience of working with young people. </li></ul><ul><li>Results have been impressive and some schools now employ a Coach, offering pupils individual 1 to 1 coaching. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What is M.A.G.I.C? <ul><ul><ul><li>M otivation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A ssertiveness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>G oal Achievement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I nitiative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C onfident Communication </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. OUTCOMES <ul><li>To make a difference in our society for </li></ul><ul><li>the better. </li></ul><ul><li>To assist young people of all academic abilities to release their true potential. </li></ul><ul><li>To complement formal education and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>To have a positive impact on young people and society as a whole. </li></ul>
  12. 12. OUTPUT <ul><li>To encourage citizenship with and within </li></ul><ul><li>school and community environments. </li></ul><ul><li>To explore self development. </li></ul><ul><li>To help young people increase their self-esteem, self-awareness, goal achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>To encourage the qualities in young people that make them highly employable. </li></ul><ul><li>To create partnerships with corporate bodies. </li></ul>
  13. 13. AUDIENCE <ul><li>Participants </li></ul><ul><li>The programme is designed so that any person of any ability in the ‘young person’ age bracket can participate, learning and identifying skills for their self development. </li></ul>
  14. 14. AUDIENCE <ul><li>Who is MAGIC suitable for? </li></ul><ul><li>• Young people who are achievers </li></ul><ul><li>• Young employees and apprentices </li></ul><ul><li>• Young people without qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>• Young people at risk from exclusion, excluded, or self-excluded </li></ul><ul><li>• Young people underachieving in education </li></ul><ul><li>• Young offenders </li></ul>
  15. 15. AUDIENCE <ul><li>The programme supports the Tomlinson ‘Success for All’ initiative </li></ul><ul><li>- whose main statement is that ‘at 14-19 every young person has a pathway to suit them that fits them for work, further learning, and for life as an adult.’ </li></ul>
  16. 16. INPUTS <ul><li>M.A.G.I.C. Facilitators </li></ul><ul><li>• Are people who have a genuine belief in a young Person’s ability to achieve. </li></ul><ul><li>• Are people that truly want to make a difference. </li></ul><ul><li>• Are non judgmental and non directive. </li></ul>
  17. 17. M.A.G.I.C. OUTPUT <ul><li>• The Programme is delivered over </li></ul><ul><li>a 6 week period, on a basis of </li></ul><ul><li>one 1.5 hour taught session per week. </li></ul><ul><li>• A minimum of eight additional hours of self study and behaviour in practice is required to complete this programme. </li></ul><ul><li>• Although school is the obvious place for delivery, it could be where young people study, work or simply meet. </li></ul><ul><li>• The maximum group per course is 10 learners per facilitator. </li></ul>
  18. 18. M.A.G.I.C. DELIVERY <ul><li>The programme begins with an Introduction which covers aims and objectives. Each session is explained fully along with the activities that will be engaged in to facilitate understanding and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>On completion of the programme participants are awarded with Certificates of attendance. </li></ul>
  19. 19. INPUTS <ul><li>All our facilitators who deliver the </li></ul><ul><li>M.A.G.I.C. program are: </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced CRB checked. </li></ul><ul><li>Child Protection’ trained. </li></ul><ul><li>Adhere to The Coaching Academy's 'Safeguarding Children Policy'.   </li></ul><ul><li>Have an awareness of Youth Legislation. </li></ul><ul><li>Have an awareness of Guidelines policy and procedure in </li></ul><ul><li>relation to working with young people. </li></ul>
  20. 20. HOW? <ul><li>• A coaching philosophy. </li></ul><ul><li>• Non directive approach. </li></ul><ul><li>• No judgments. </li></ul><ul><li>• Safe and sharing environment. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Outcomes <ul><li>Young people who are in touch with who they are, learn to respect themselves and in turn learn who others are and respect them. </li></ul><ul><li>By raising the young persons awareness of their own behaviour it invites them to take responsibility and ownership of that behaviour. </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in creating environments where a young person can establish their identity, values, beliefs. </li></ul><ul><li>Discover vision / goals for their future. </li></ul>
  22. 22. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>• Ice breakers and introductions </li></ul><ul><li>• Identify their rules for the programme. </li></ul><ul><li>• Identify their wants and benefits from attending the programme. </li></ul><ul><li>• Understand levels of listening. </li></ul>
  23. 23. MOTIVATION <ul><li>• Gain an understanding of the importance of values. </li></ul><ul><li>• Identify their own values and their impact, these have on their world. </li></ul><ul><li>• Develop an understanding of motivation. </li></ul>
  24. 24. ASSERTIVENESS <ul><li>To understand different behaviours: </li></ul><ul><li>• Assertive. </li></ul><ul><li>• Aggressive. </li></ul><ul><li>• Passive. </li></ul><ul><li>• To understand how Beliefs are formed. </li></ul><ul><li>• To show how negative / positive beliefs impact on attitude and behaviour. </li></ul>
  25. 25. GOAL ACHIEVEMENT <ul><li>• To understand what is involved in Goal Achievement. </li></ul><ul><li>• To identify the importance of setting goals and writing action plans. </li></ul><ul><li>• To introduce the techniques of setting goals. </li></ul><ul><li>• Identify transferable skills to goal achievement. </li></ul>
  26. 26. INITIATIVE <ul><li>• To recognise how to bring out the best in themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>• To understand how to bring out the best in another. </li></ul><ul><li>• To understand how to use a simple coaching model. </li></ul>
  27. 27. CONFIDENT COMMUNICATION <ul><li>• To understand the importance of building rapport. </li></ul><ul><li>• To appreciate ways in which rapport can be achieved. </li></ul><ul><li>• To demonstrate the importance of listening in confident communication. </li></ul><ul><li>• To understand the power of questions and self talk. </li></ul><ul><li>• To understand to respond rather than react to events/situations. </li></ul>
  28. 28. AFTER M.A.G.I.C. <ul><li>Learners have progressed from the </li></ul><ul><li>M.A.G.I.C. programme on to a wide </li></ul><ul><li>range of options: </li></ul><ul><li>Return to School. </li></ul><ul><li>Further Education. </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Learning (formerly E2E). </li></ul><ul><li>Other Employment Training Programmes. </li></ul><ul><li>Apprenticeships. </li></ul><ul><li>Employment. </li></ul><ul><li>Become a Junior Coach and eventually a Senior Coach. </li></ul>
  29. 29. REWARD <ul><li>M.A.G.I.C. Facilitators. </li></ul><ul><li>Assisting young people to discover who they are (The work force of tomorrow) is the biggest contribution anyone can make. Moving young people towards, success, ownership and responsibility of themselves and their future. </li></ul>
  30. 30. SUMMARY <ul><li>The M.A.G.I.C. programme is committed to supporting a Multi-Agency Solution Seeking philosophy (MASS) wherever it can enhance human endeavour and achievement. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Contact <ul><li>ANY QUESTIONS OR TO ARRANGE A FREE CONSULTATION? </li></ul><ul><li>Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 01892 549651 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired Youths is a trading name of Firebird Training Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Registered address: 10 Lonsdale Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0AR. </li></ul><ul><li>Registration no. 6220524 </li></ul>