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Emerge Leadership UK and Ghana newsletter June 2014


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Find out all about what is happening at Emerge Leadership in the UK and Ghana in the latest edition of our newsletter.

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Emerge Leadership UK and Ghana newsletter June 2014

  1. 1. Newsletter June 14 16th June 2014 (Above: Guest speaker Joel Graham-Blake, Birmingham Young Professional of the year inspiring students at KPMG)$ Reaching more and more young people with a message of hope and possibility Thanks for taking the time to read this edition of our quarterly newsletter. In each edition of our newsletter we seek to let all of our supporters know exactly what is happening with us at Emerge Leadership both here in the UK and around the world. $ During May and June 2014 we very happy to work with Year 10 students from George Dixon Academy in Birmingham. 16 students took part in a 6 week course of Leadership development training with Emerge at the offices of accountancy firm KPMG in Birmingham. $ 11www.emerge-leadership.comEmerge Leadership 2014 Welcome to our new Leadership and advisory team Emerge Leadership is happy to introduce our New Leadership and Advisory and staff team. Our Board of Directors: • Rosemary Campbell- Stephens • Sharon Warmington • Nicola Walters • Heidi Harris Our Board of Advisors • Karl George MBE • Ammo Talwar MBE • Wasim Zaffar MBE • Jamie Dunn • Dr Esi Ansah (Ghana) • Dr Yaw Perbi (Canada) Our staff team(Uk) • Sarah Mwansa-Unam (Project Manager) • Diana Reid (Facilitator and Schools Liaison) • Safiya Gobbinsingh (Administration) • Elishah St Juste (Facilitator) We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support and for believing in our vision. EMERGE LEADERSHIP UK CIC
  2. 2. Newsletter June 14 16th June 2014 The experiential learning programme was designed to raise student aspirations and challenge limiting attitudes and beliefs.$ The feedback from the students and parents was fantastic. One parent said, “Since my daughter has been attending this programme I have noticed a marked change in her attitude and behaviour at home. She is making better choices”. $ We continue to support the work of schools around the UK to help students to realise their potential. To find out how your students can take part in a programme like this please email$ The ‘Teen Power’ Radio Show$ Get ready, Get ready, Get ready! The Teen Power Radio Show will officially launch in the summer of 2014. $ We have managed to put together an amazing team of young people aged 14-25 that have a passion to inside and engage young people from within their generation. These young people will host, produce and manage the Teen Power radio show which will go out live on Millennium radio and on Podcast. Continue to check out the Emerge site for updates$ Teenpreneur 2014$ The Teenpreneur Challenge is happening again on the 28th June 2014. Again at the offices of KPMG in Birmingham students from three schools across Birmingham (Moseley Language college, North Birmingham Academy, Kingsbury Sports College) will be coming together to take part in the challenge. Teenpreneur is designed to develop the entrepreneurial and employability skills of students. Please get in touch and follow us on social media to find out more about future Teenpreneur events. $ One to one and group coaching for those aged 13 upwards$ Is someone you know in need of some extra motivation to help them get through this season of life?
 Would a positive role model boost the chances of your Teen achieving academic and Life success?
 We are often asked by schools and by parents whether we can 22www.emerge-leadership.comEmerge Leadership 2014 Postcode to the Globe: Book signing and discussion at The Drum Arts Centre in Birmingham$ From the Postcode to the Globe: How to overcome your limitations and realise your potential An inspiring book written by the co- founder of Emerge Leadership Errol Lawson is still touching and changing the lives of many.  At a recent book signing at ‘The Drum Birmingham' alongside Dr. Martin Glynn author of Black men invisibility and crime. Both men shared there stories and discussed and explore  the need for unity and for positive role models for young people. Both Dr Glynn and Errol’s books are available via
  3. 3. Newsletter June 14 16th June 2014 provide one to one coaching and support for individual or small groups of young people. Errol and our team of trained coaches have a proven track record of motivating young people to perform to their highest potential. In response to this demand as of June 2014 we will be offering specialist coaching services for individuals or small groups of young people. 
 (Above: Pastor Errol Lawson and Dr Naomi Adjepong Co-Founders of Emerge Leadership) 33www.emerge-leadership.comEmerge Leadership 2014 Our coaching will enable clients to: $ • Grow in confidence$ • Become a confident communicator$ • Understand how their behaviour affects themselves and others$ • Have a chance to talk about the issues affecting their lives$ • Create a roadmap to success$ • Develop their leadership skills$ • Develop a positive mental attitude$ • Learn and develop the habits of successful people$ We offer one on one, 3 month, 6 month and 12 month coaching packages for people aged 13 upwards 
 We offer a 100% Money back guarantee on all of our coaching products*
 For more information or to book a consultation please call us on 07852397747 or email
 Ghana 2014 Emerge @ Alpha Beta Summer Camp. ! Following the success of the Emerge at Ashesi University Summer Camp held in 2013, which received outstanding reviews from our young leaders, we present yet another unique opportunity. A new cohort of gifted, young, emerging leaders to be taken outside of their comfort zones and given a chance to develop and express their leadership capabilities. The programme has been specifically designed to be a challenging, life-changing and fun experience for every young person that attends. The seminars and practical sessions will inspire, equip and empower teenagers to achieve their full potential.$ ! Young leaders aged 11-16 will have the opportunity to develop their skills in:$ ! • Self – Leadership (Goal Setting)$ • Public Speaking and Communication$ • Team working $ • Critical/Strategic thinking $ • Enterprise Skills$ ! Date: 19th – 22nd August$ Venue: Alpha Beta Christian College, Dansoman.$ For more information or to apply contact us at naomi@emerge- or call 020 253 2282$
  4. 4. Quarterly Newsletter April/May 14 28 May 2014 Programmes available for schools 2014 Please find here an outline of programmes that are currently available for the academic year 2013/14. ! ! Motivational Talks! ! Errol’s inspirational talks are ideal for your end of year awards event, off timetable days or school assemblies. In his unforgettable talks he shares stories and lessons learned from his life coming out of street gangs to becoming a successful entrepreneur and author. A great way to motivate your students before they go off for exams or for their summer holidays. ! ! Duration: Various! Number of students/audience members: Unlimited! Main themes: Raising aspirations, Overcoming adversity, Goal setting, Attitude, Decision making, Taking responsibility, Relationships. ! ! Inspiring and Challenging Workshops! Our workshops vary from 2hrs in length to 10 weeks in length. We cater for key stages 3, 4 and 5. Students leave our workshops feeling motivated, prepared, and clear about what is expected of them and what their possibilities are. ! ! Number of students: Unlimited! Main themes: Independent Learning, Exam Success, Creative writing, Public Speaking, Success Principles, Emotional Intelligence, Enterprise and much more. ! ! Leadership Development training for Student Leaders! ! We deliver leadership development workshops for Gifted and talented students, Student leaders, Prefects, House captains, Peer mentors, School council and Student voice. Our experiential learning approach makes all of our workshops fun and challenging at the same time. Training can be delivered in half day or whole day workshops and spread across the academic year. ! ! Number of students: Unlimited! Main themes: Public Speaking and communication skills, Teamwork, Goal setting, Critical thinking, Leadership, Project management! ! Coaching for teachers! We provide leadership coaching for teachers that are transitioning from classroom level leadership to middle leadership or from middle leadership to senior leadership. From our experience working with teachers we understand how challenging these changes can be and how valuable the extra coaching support is. Coaching is delivered in person or over Skype. ! ! "Errol Lawson is one of the best coaches I've ever had." Heather Roberts, Head teacher, Aston Manor Academy! Duration: Unlimited! Number of staff: Unlimited! Main themes: Leadership, Confidence, Clarity, Transition.! 4www.emerge-leadership.comEmerge Leadership 2014