Text Box: Projected Outcomes 2003-2008

Benefits to members of the community, particularly those who may be hardest to reach, are:

Direct benefits 

Improving behaviour among children and young people

Minimising social exclusions

Providing community education and training
Supporting parents/guardians and their children who may be hardest to reach

Providing information and advice, which contribute to children and young people being better informed to make positive choices on matters, dealing with their education, training and getting jobs.

Providing gateways for learning

Participants would have been more confident in their behaviour towards their peers and others in authority, with whom they came in contact;
Participants would have improved their communications skills;
Participants would have gained a greater sense of identity, purpose, self-esteem and social awareness;
Participants would have been more relaxed and co-operative, with a greater willingness to participate in activities on offer;
Participants would have develop a better approach to learning;
Participants would have been able to demonstrate better team work, which was not evident before they joined the activities;
Participants would have been able to demonstrate better focus and motivation for self-development;
Twenty percent of those of working age, without jobs and not attending formal training, would have been supported in getting jobs, before joining the activities, got jobs, entered skills training or gained places at colleges and universities.

Indirect benefits 

The extra funding received during 2003-2008, would have increased the capability of the Foundation to deliver increase capacities to beneficiaries and potential beneficiaries. The results can be summarised in the following ways:

Children, young people and parents/guardians would have become more involved in the Foundationís planning, development and management;

The Foundation would have gained wider public attention about the work it does;

The Foundation has increased the range and volume of activities and services it offers to members of the Community, like sports, work experiences, IT, discussions, information and advice, one-to-one, CV preparation, training in successful interview techniques and job brokerage, innovative outreach work, networking and community partnership.

 The Foundationís would have succeeded in supporting children and young people in their homes, on the streets, at schools, colleges, skills centres, further and higher learning institutions. This include those who are unemployed, feeling socially excluded, and may be in contact with the criminal justice system.

Summary of Projected Outcomes:

Children are assessed before they commenced The Foundation will know that the Project achieved its outcomes because, when they joined the Project, child supplementary tuition. They will be assessed periodically as appropriate and, finally, at the end of the period of their tuitions.

 Parents/guardians participating in the family support project will be asked about their levels of understanding of the subject matter, when they first joined, and again at the end of their sessions, weeks later. This will give an indication as to participants' levels of understanding of, for example, the school system, etc.

Confidential records of case notes and outcomes will be kept of each person who participated in activities or seek the assistance of the Foundation.

90% of beneficiaries would have been able to explore and clarify their needs, engage in conversations in both formal and informal settings.

75% of beneficiaries would have recognised their abilities to set goals and develop plans of action, obtain life and social skills, information and advice, recognise and work with peer group aggression, hostility and anger.

80% of beneficiaries would have been able to build self-confidence, self-respect, personal development, and begin to position themselves to gain the fulfilment of their full potentials as individuals.

60% would have showed significant improvement in their academic work.

75% of parents participating in the project would have had a better understanding of the school system and be able to make informed choices.

THE VINCE HINES FOUNDATION

†††††††††† Community Education and Training Services

UK Registered Charity No.: 269681. Est. 1975.

UK Registered Learning Provider. Department for Education and Skills Registration No.:10006844

E-mail: cmass@ubol.com

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