Gateway to Progression

The aim of the project was to progress the women on to employment or further education by building their confidence and skills

The project targets young women who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) and provides a selection of unique learning experiences:

  1. Creative industry training
  2. DJ and music courses
  3. A residential leadership challenge experience

1. The Talent Tribe

Creative industry training that encourages, inspires, and develops young people's talents and experiences to not only empower them in their adult lives but also to open them up to the wide range of careers in Theatre, Radio and on Screen.

2. Excentric Muzik

This beginning DJ course includes topics such as Music selection; Health and safety; Setting up equipment; Beats, bars, rhythms & phrasing; Beat matching and mixing; EFX Tricks and Scratching; Eqs and levels; Structuring a mix; and Final mix recording.

3. The GRIT Experience (Gerry Rogan Initiative Trust)

A week-long residential programme for young people where they participate in a range of activities including fun outdoor games and challenges as well as workshop based personal development programmes.

Just for Girls DJ Course used the medium of modern dance music to seek to re-engage participants with learning whilst at the same time help them build confidence in facing a totally different learning experience.