20 Nov 15

Big win at City Pitch!

On Wednesday 18th November, Talent Match London’s Community Link youth board took on the challenge of pitching their employment idea to the panel at City Pitch! City Pitch is a joint initiative between the Mayor’s Fund for London and the Santander Foundation where young people from across London pitch for a share of funding to…

12 Nov 15

Journey of Change in animation!

The Talent Match London youth board have created an animation to show the Journey of Change a young person on Talent Match London goes on. The animation was designed and created by some of the participants on the programme with the help of Curious Kid; a non- profit organisation who specialise in graphic design and…

2 Nov 15

Young people sample careers at the heart of government

This half term Talent Match London and HM Treasury collaborated on a work experience programme to provide young Londoners with employability skills and experience of the working world. The work experience programme, now in its second year gave 10 young people in London a week-long taste of what life is like working in the Treasury.  …

12 Oct 15

Getting to grips with employment programmes, the Talent Match London way!

On Thursday 8 October, Talent Match London partnered with ERSA (Employment Relations Service Association) to deliver our first external learning event! The seminar titled, What would a good employment programme look like for young people and employers?, was part of ERSA’s Getting to Grips seminar series, a series aimed at sharing best practice approaches for…

25 Sep 15

The London Connect, a new kind of career fair!

Young people and employers gathered at Dalston Roof Park Gardens on Monday night for a careers fair like no other. The London Connect organised by Talent Match London scouts and creative agency Vividly Creative, provided the perfect atmosphere for young people to network with employers and find out about the different career options available to…

11 Jun 15

London Fairness Commission

Talent Match London was invited by London Fairness Commission to do a group session about what we believe fairness to be and whether we would be interested to getting involved in the commissions vision. Once the session finished Francis and Feteha was invited to the event to be part of the panel. Below are the speeches given by…

21 Apr 15

Social Media Training

Talent Match London will be running a Social Media Training session, open to all TML youth boards. Date: Thursday 23rd April Time: 2-5pm What the training consists of? This will be delivered by an industry professional coordinated by media trust and will teach young people how to use social media, and link it to making a successful…

10 Apr 15

Make your voice count!

The date of the general election is fast approaching –Thursday 7th May! This offers a really excited opportunity for everyone to get engaged in politics, and make a difference. Register to vote: The deadline to register is: Monday 20 April You need to make sure you are registered before then to make sure you can vote…

19 Mar 15

Talk about talk – how to communicate better with

On Wednesday 18th March, young people engaged across the Talent Match London partnership attended Talk about Talk training. This training was was developed by  ICAN, the Children’s Communications Charity, to support young people with their speech, language and communication skills. The training offered an opportunity for the youth boards to learn about the variety of communications difficulties young people face….

19 Feb 15

What young people in London really think about youth employability

Young people need to have a voice The challenges young people face are regularly discussed, by people on the news, by policy makers, staff within charities, but more often than not it is adults speaking about what they think are the problems for young people, and them giving their ideas of how the problems can be…