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Case Studies

In this area you will find a number of different case studies that tell the story of local people from your area. You can browse through the different links below to find out how these people are achieving their goals, or started off on a journey into their chosen career.

None of the people you see here are models or actors. They all went to local schools, or local colleges in Merseyside and have worked with Connexions to get themselves onto a course, apprenticeship or job. You might even recognise someone you know!

Jason moved from unemployment to Level 2

Case Study Summary: Career Connect delivers the Connexions Service, for Sefton Local Authority. It is commissioned to track and support young people who may have left education, employment or training. We endeavour to contact all young people in this cohort to offer an...

Adam's Experience of the Mental Toughness Programme

Case Study Summary: Adam is in year 10 at a local co-ed secondary school, he is School Action plus and has poor literacy and behaviour. Adam has ongoing communication and interaction difficulties that hinder his development of social relationships and cause him subs...

Providing 'Creative Careers' to St Helens Primary schools

Case Study Summary: Career Connect Advisers in St Helens have delivered a series of “Creative Careers” workshops at three primary schools in St Helens. The programme saw 210 year 5 and 6 pupils take part in fun and engaging sessions, including a self and skills aware...

The right choice for John

Case Study Summary: Merseyside teenager John was able to attend the university of his choice thanks to some timely careers advice from Career Connect. John, age 19, was expecting BCC grades in his A Levels in Geography, English Language and English Literature, ba...

Using Mental Toughness in Preparation for Higher Education

Case Study Summary: Career Connect develop and successfully deliver a range of Resilience Coaching Programmes. The Programmes support young people’s holistic development and social mobility and provide quality assured, coherent on line resources, which includes the...

New Horizons Project success story

Case Study Summary: Ricky is a young man from Merseyside with a very keen interest in golf and has played not only the Special Olympics but at various prestigious courses around Europe. He is most proud to have played at the Seve Ballesteros course in London...

Email from Ricky's Mum

Case Study Summary: My Son Ricky was contacted by Jenn Appleton regarding a project called New Horizons in September 2012. We went along to meet her at the Connexions Centre in Runcorn with an open mind as to what it was all about, and whether she could help Ricky...

Merseyside UCAS Higher Education Convention

Case Study Summary: Each year Career Connect works in partnership with the University of Liverpool’s Student Recruitment Team and Guild of Students to deliver the Merseyside leg of the annual UCAS sponsored Higher Education Conventions.