Children and Young People within the catchment area are faced with a range of challenges, educational underachievement, low levels of literacy, a lack of confidence combined with disengagement with providers. Charter NI has proposed an integrated approach that recognises that the issues facing young people require a holistic response supporting personal, social and economic change. Central to this is the need to recognise the role of families and family support.
Key Strategic Aim
Engaging, enriching, educating and empowering children, young people and families
Key Outcomes 2016-2020
Developing confident assertive children and young people who can participate and benefit from training and employment opportunities
Expanding, coordinating and evaluating youth development activity with the community.
Developing and promoting new young leaders
Encouraging family support
Key strategic objectives are:
Developing children and young peoples’ diverse talents and emotional development, through welfare health, education and recreation programmes
Facilitating their social relationships and widening networks through cultural and sporting activities and exchanges
Enriching their experiences and their artistic capacity, including through access to arts, dance, music and theatre activity
Empowering young people to learn and develop responsibility and positive behaviour, including volunteer-ism and community development activities
Recognising their success and contribution to the community