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Street Elite policy event

15th October 2014

Street Elite policy event

This seminar used the project as the basis for a wider discussion about government policy, the role of business, and the practical delivery of youth engagement programmes.

Professor Sue Maguire, one of Britain's leading experts on youth transitions, offered her analysis of how well NEET young women are supported in the UK and the impact of intensive personal support.  Will Roberts of Oxford Brookes has spent the last three years doing an independent evaluation of Street Elite. He presented film footage of the training programme and talked about the role of sport in training for work.

Above all, we met colleagues in government, the police, business and the voluntary sector, shared ideas and heard what others are doing.

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Street Elite uses sport, mentoring and youth engagement to motivate young people who are currently not in education, employment or training (NEET). The programme offers intensive support to people living on the edge of gangs and crime. It helps them gain the confidence and skills to get a job or go on to further education.