Impact Level 4: Supporting YP to progress in essential skills

In September 2023 Teen Action joined the Skills Builder Impact Academy to explore how we can embed essential skills developement accross our youth provision.  We chose our ArtWaves provision to pilot this new approach to skills developement and impact measurement, focussing on 4 of the 8 essential skills: Listening, Creativity, Problem Solving, and Aiming High. […]

Embedding Essential Skills

Essential skills unlock learning in the classroom, boosting academic outcomes, perseverance and self-belief. They halve the likelihood of being out of work, and increase earnings across a lifetime. They even boost wellbeing and life satisfaction. These eight universal skills are: Listening, Speaking, Problem Solving, Creativity, Staying Positive, Aiming High, Leadership and Teamwork.   They underpin all […]

Summer Success: Unveiling Creative Break’s Triumph

We’re thrilled to share the incredible outcomes of our recent Creative Break summer scheme, made possible with the generous support of the Children’s Aid Committee, Jewish Child’s Day, The Tottenham Grammar School Foundation, and the government’s Holiday Activity and Food program. This program, designed to enrich the lives of underprivileged girls during the school holidays, […]

Best Holistic Youth Sector Support Charity 2023 – London

Teen Action is voted “Best Holistic Youth Sector Support Charity 2023 – London” Acquisition International Magazine announces the winners of this year’s Non-Profit Organisation Awards, and Teen Action is proudly featured as one, recognised for our outstanding holistic youth support! The AI Non-Profit Organisation Awards highlight a selection of dedicated organisations across the globe. They […]

Taking time to research & reflect

Teen Action secures support from Propel funding collaboration, through the City Bridge Trust. Teen Action has secured a game-changing grant from the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, City Bridge Trust, through the Propel initiative, a long-term funding collaboration that will give the capital’s civil society and communities the flexibility, trust and capacity to make […]

Corronation Celebrations

We join the rest of the British nation in congratulating His Majesty on the historic occasion of His coronation.  We wish our sovereign many happy and healthy years at the helm of our nation, and as a major champion of charitable causes. We’ll be bringing together young women to mark this historic occasion through a […]

Cost of Living Statement

Right off the back of the Pandemic, we’re facing a new crisis with regard to inflation and rising costs of living, which is affecting the young women we support, as well as the sustainability of the charity itself. Inflation has reached a 30-year high and we are seeing increased poverty across the country, especially in […]

Digital Inclusion for young women

Teen Action has been selected as a UK Youth and Osborne Clarke grantee. We are set to receive multi-year funding from national charity UK Youth and international legal practice Osborne Clarke to improve digital skills and access for young people in the area. UK Youth and Osborne Clarke have teamed up to tackle ‘digital poverty’, […]

Innovation – our added value

The pandemic has highlighted massive inequalities and taught us that what worked in the past may not always be suitable and/or effective in the present. We feel that the world has been moving at a faster pace than it has in years.  The climate keeps on changing and we must ensure we are responsive to […]

Our Annual Report is out

We are pleased to share our annual report for the year ended 31 January 2022.   Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, we are proud to share the impact we made to 235 individuals across multiple provisions. With more than 2000 hours of delivery during the period, there is plenty to read about and […]