PSE - Cafe culture for school leavers

17th December 2010 at 00:00

A new touring service will provide support to school leavers.

Young Scot Extra, an information service for young people, launched "Crossroads Cafe" with an event at Edinburgh's Ocean Terminal last Saturday. Crossroads Cafe will move around the country in the new year, although venues and dates have yet to be fixed.

Organisers say the cafes will provide a "relaxed and informal setting for young people to talk through their options for the future", with advice on issues such as employment, housing and health.

Young Scot started its "Extra" initiative earlier this year, aimed specifically at young people who have left school. It came at a time when the Citizens Advice Bureau recorded a record number of calls from people under 25 seeking help with debt, benefits, housing and employment.

www.facebook.comysextra

www.youngscotextra.org.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now