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YOUNG TUTORSKEEP THEBEATGOI NG

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TheTut orTr ai ni ngPr ogr amme,f undedbyt he Br annockAr eaFai rShar ePanel ,wasani ni t i at i ve whi chai medt oaddr essanumberofneedsi dent i f i ed byReel t i meMusi ci nr ecentyear s.I nt hemai nt hese i ncl udedt heneedt opassont heweal t hof exper i enceandski l l spi ckedupbyReel t i met ut or s overt hepast12year s,aneedf orf ur t herdevel opof l i nkswi t hl ocalcommuni t yor gani sat i onsanda demandf ormor eski l l edt ut or st ohel pt he or gani sat i oncopewi t hani ncr easi ngwor kl oad. Thet r ai ni ngsessi onsconsi st edoft hr eesessi onsat Reel t i meMusi cwhi chdel i ver edi nsi ght son pr epar at i on,wor ki ngwi t hpeopl e,pr ocedur esand musi calabi l i t yi nani nf or malandi nvol vi ngf or mat . Eacht r ai neet hencompl et edasi xhourpl acement t eachi nggr oupsofyoungpeopl eonpr ogr ammesdel i ver edi npar t ner shi pwi t hl ocalagenci es.Manyof t heseagenci eshadnotwor kedcl osel ywi t husbef or e andmanywoul dnothavehadaccesst of undi ngt odo so.

Ei ghtwor kshoppr oj ect swer ecompl et edandt he t r ai ni ngsessi onswer esopopul art hati twasr una f ur t hert wi ceovert heyear .I nt ot al20youngpeopl e compl et edt hef ul lt r ai ni ngcour se( t wi cet het ar get number )andover100hour sofvol unt eer i ngwer e accumul at ed.Par t neragenci esi nvol vedi nt he pr ogr ammei ncl uded:Fai r pl ayForFami l i es, Congol eseMusi cGr oup,Bel l shi l l&Mossend YMCA,Tayl orandBr annockHi ghSchool ,and Communi t yLear ni ng&Devel opment . Over al l ,t hepr oj ectwasanover whel mi ngsuccess t hankst ot hededi cat i onoft hepr oj ect s coor di nat or sScot tBr azi landMar t i nCor cor an. Thei rhar dwor kensur edt hatt heyoungpeopl e i nvol vedi nt hepr oj ectgai nedi ncr easedconf i dence andski l l sbot hmusi cal l yandi nt hear easof wor ki ngandt ut or i ngl ocalpeopl e.Anumberoft he youngpeopl ei nvol vedhavegoneont osecur e Sessi onalj obsasmusi ct ut or sandasar esul thave demonst r at edcr eat i vet hi nki ngt owar dst hewor l dof wor k.

Oneoft hemosti mpor t antout comesoft hepr oj ect however ,mustbet hei ncr easi ngl yposi t i ve per cept i onofourl ocalyoungpeopl ebyt hel ocal communi t y .Of t engi venabadpr essandseenas ant i soci al ,ouryoungpeopl ear eagr eatexampl eof howt al entandsel fexpr essi oncanbeusedt o cr eat eposi t i ver ol emodel si nourl ocal communi t i es.


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Nor t hLanar kshi r eadul t shavebeenmaki ng t r acksbackt oempl oyment ,educat i onand t r ai ni ngr ecent l yont heSTUDI O cour seat Reel t i meMusi c. Reel t i meMusi chasbeenpr ovi di ngani nf or mal t r ai ni ngcour set opar t i ci pant s,whoar e unempl oyedand16+year sol dt hr ought he Speci al i stJobBr oker ageFund,aspar tofNor t h Lanar kshi r e’ sWor ki ng. Ourpr ogr amme,basedar oundmusi cand musi calact i vi t i es,wasdel i ver edi nt hr ee separ at esi xweekcour ses( t wodaysperweek, f ourhour spersessi on)over35weeks. Thepr ogr ammeal soi ncor por at edanumberof di f f er ent“ l essons”t hatourst af fhavel ear ned t hr ought hedel i ver yofpr evi ouspr ogr ammes wi t hsi mi l arcl i entgr oups.Themai nst r andst o t hei nf or mall ear ni ngpr ogr ammewer e: 1.I ndi vi dualEl ement( appr ox8hour s) *Pr act i calexper i enceandt ui t i oni npl ayi ngan i nst r ument *Pr act i calexper i encei nsoundengi neer i ngand musi cpr oduct i on *Posi t i ver ei nf or cement ,hi ghl i ght i ngofposi t i ve ski l l s

2.Gr oupEl ement( appr ox30hour s) *Wor ki ngt oget hert ocr eat eanendpr oduct ( CD,DVDet c) *Pr omot i onofbasi cgr oupski l l s ( communi cat i on,pat i enceet c) *I ncr easei nexper i enceofposi t i vegr oup set t i ngs. 3.Empl oyabi l i t yEl ement( appr ox10hour s) *Gr oupvi si tt omusi ci ndust r yr el at edvenue ( t heat r eet c) *Basi ci nf or mat i onandadvi ceonmusi c i ndust r ycar eer s *Li ai sonwi t hKeywor ker / i nf oonf ur t her act i vi t i esandoppor t uni t i es Thef i nalcour sef i ni shedi nOct oberandsi nce t henanumberofpar t i ci pant shavegoneont o hi ghereducat i on,empl oyment&t r ai ni ng,as wel lasmanyoft hepar t i ci pant s becomi ng Reel t i meMusi cvol unt eer s. Bet weent hem t hepar t i ci pant shaveachi eved 3musi cal bums,2musi cvi deos,apodcast madeatBBCScot l and,avi si tt oKi ngs Theat r e,t ookpar ti naReggaewor kshop,and at ourbackst ageatt heSECC.


TI NYTUNESFOR PARENTSANDTOTS

Access,i npar t ner shi pwi t hReel t i meMusi c andNYCOS( Nat i onalYout hChoi rof Scot l and)r anapi l otpr ogr ammei nvol vi ng Accesscl i ent swhoar evul ner abl eandat r i skt ohomel essnessandar eyoung par ent s. Thepr ogr ammewasai medatencour agi ng aposi t i vei nt er act i onwi t hyoungpar ent s andt hei rchi l dr enusi ngmusi casavehi cl e. Thepr ogr ammer anf or5weekswi t h NYCOSChoi rDi r ect orLuci ndaGeoghegan andReel t i meMusi ct ut or sf aci l i t at i ngt he wor kshops. Thesessi onsl ast edupt o50mi nut es.I n t hesesessi onst hechi l dr enandt hei rpar ent swer eencour agedt oi nt er actwi t h musi cmaki ngusi ngt hei rvoi ces,bodi es andar angeofmusi cali nst r ument sand pr ops. Thi sappr oachhel peddevel opposi t i ve communi cat i onski l l sf orbot hpar entand chi l d.

-I ncr easedconf i denceandsel fest eem -I ncr easei nt er act i onbet weenpar entand chi l d -I ncr easei nski l l sdevel opment -I ncr easedpar entandchi l ddevel opment -Pr omot i onofamor eposi t i vei mageand f ut ur ef oryoungpar ent swi t hi nt hel ocal aut hor i t y -I ncr easedengagementofyoungpar ent s wi t hi nt hel ocalaut hor i t y -Posi t i vecommuni cat i onski l l s -Gr oupWor kSki l l s Thepr ogr ammewasal soai medatt r ai ni ng t heReel t i meMusi cTut or sonwor ki ngwi t h youngchi l dr en,ast heyhadal waysbeen usedt owor ki ngwi t hol derchi l dr enand youngadul t s. Thef eedbackf r om t het ut or sandst af fwas al lposi t i ve.Theyf oundi tanew and i nt er est i ngchal l engewor ki ngwi t hr eal l y youngchi l dr enandwoul dl ookf or war dt o r unni ngsi mi l arpr ogr ammes.


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