Project ID - TIS001211
Rewrite Your Story - A 6 week motivational programme designed to inspire self-belief, evoke positive attitudes, increase aspirations and encourage young people to re-engage with their own life changing capabilities. Sessions: 1. REWRITE YOUR STORY 2. MADE FOR GREATNESS 3. EMERGENCY RESPONSE 4. FAIL FORWARD 5. RELATIONSHIP CENTRAL 6. OPEN YOUR FUTURE

There is 15 places on this project and 15 places left

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Ulster University Coleraine
BT52 1SA


Philip Turbitt

Student Skills

Education Students

Expected Pupil Outcomes

> Identify their abilities, interests, positive qualities and strengths. > Discuss current progress and aspirations. > Learn to identify, challenge and reject negative thought patterns. > Become equipped with future strategies to develop positive mindsets. > Be signposted to numerous organisations who offer additional support for specific issues. > Explore and identify a variety of healthy responses and coping mechanisms. > Explore qualities such as resilience, vulnerability, determination and flexibility, helping them to build confidence. > Be signposted to numerous organisations who provide help and guidance for particular difficulties. > Explore what negative responses look like. > Identify positive responses to moments of failure or mistakes. > Explore how to move on and move forward after situations where they experience failure. > Explore what positive relationships look like and why they are important. > Identify what negative relationships look like and how to deal with these. > This final session also gives young people an opportunity to feedback and reflect upon what they have learnt from this programme. > Takes on a graduation and celebration type feel. > Signposts young people to various organisations that exist in order to help with specific mental health issues.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

The student will have experience in improving pupils life skills and learn skills within the classroom environment. Students will enhance their communication skills, improve self-confidence and also gain valuable work experience.

Extra Information

Students will be placed in rural schools close to the Ulster University Coleraine campus. Ballymoney High School, Coleriane College, Coleraine Grammar, Cullybackey College, North Coast Integrated College

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