Benefits to the young people that experience SAY workshops:

 

 

  • Improvements in vital 'life' skills - relevant for employment, community cohesion, conflict resolution and life in general

  • Increased confidence and encouragement to be proactive

  • A fun and stimulating break from their normal lesson structure

  • Enhanced communication, presentation and social interaction skills

  • Emphasis on the need for positive attitude, behaviour and contributions from them to benefit their lives and others

  • Better understanding of personal responsibility and their control over their actions, choices and decisions

  • Increased self-worth and higher aspirations

  • Inspiration to perform better academically

  • Strengthens team work as well as organisational and interpersonal skills

  • Greater awareness of opportunities and assistance available to them

  • Encouragement and the opportunity to explore non-academic gifts, skills and qualities

  • Emphasis on creative thinking, problem solving and perseverance – good for future careers 

  • Increased awareness of social issues & the positive impact they can choose to have on society