Young People

Kaizen works with young people of all ages, in a wide variety of contexts; from empowerment and skills training for young adults, to intense residentials for at-risk teenagers, to training for unemployed graduates.

Examples of youth programmes we have delivered include:

  • An award winning 9-month schools project in East London. Kaizen is now starting the 3rd year of this programme which is focused on developing leadership and responsibility;
  • Leadership workshops for young people at numerous Primary and Secondary Schools, as well as Specialist Academies. We are currently working with students from more than 60 schools;
  • Leadership training as part of a Masters degree for Teach First;
  • Intensive residential training for at risk young people for Young Potential East Midlands;
  • Delivery of leadership residential for young people involved in the MyPlace scheme for Enfield Council;
  • Leadership training for the Uprising programme for young leaders from across East London, for The Young Foundation;
  • Leadership training for the Youth of Today fellowship programme for Changemakers Foundation;
  • A leadership training programme to support young Premier League footballers for Southampton Football Club;
  • A bridge back to education programme for teenagers at risk of exclusion, in partnership with Young Potential East Midlands;
  • School Council Leadership Programme in a cluster of 10 schools in Hackney for The Learning Trust;
  • Leadership training for Young Advisors UK from London and the Midlands;
  • Leadership training sessions for the Young Advisor group in Hammersmith and Fulham;
  • Leadership workshops for youth charities such as Children’s Express;
  • Leadership workshop for young people with disabilities for Barnardo’s;
  • An intensive 2 week empowerment programme for unemployed East London graduates for the Young Foundation.