One Reading news

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  • Adviza National Citizen Service programme
    9 October 2019

    National Citizen Service (NCS) is a programme run for young people, designed to challenge them, help them develop life skills and meet new people. It involves a 4-day residential, followed by a 3-day non-residential programme of activities and then 4 days of social action, taking 2 weeks in total. Who is eligible? All NEET young people aged ...

  • Coach Core apprenticeship opportunity for young people aged 16-24
    9 October 2019

    Get Berkshire Active (GBA) have had a strong response to their Coach Core recruitment days and as a result ten Berkshire-based young people are currently being made offers by various employers in the county. There are still some spots left and GBA urge you to encourage any young people who might be suitable to consider ...

  • Training opportunity: understanding parental conflict
    9 October 2019

    Why is understanding parental conflict important? It is increasingly recognised that the quality of parental relationships, specifically how parents communicate and relate to one another, is a primary influence on children’s mental health and long-term life chances. Conflict between parents is a normal part of relationships. Not all conflict is damaging, but there is strong evidence ...

  • Looking for online resources and information?
    9 October 2019

    Research in Practice (or RIP as it is often called) is an organisation that aims to bridge the gap between research, practice and children and families’ lives. Their website – – has lots of free information and resources across a wide range of topics for those working with children, young people and families. Research in ...

  • Meet Louise Carrington-Dye, Restorative Practice Coordinator
    7 October 2019

    Louise Carrington-Dye is the Restorative Practice Coordinator for Brighter Futures for Children. She supports the restorative practice training and development opportunities available in the Reading area, helping colleagues to implement their training and capture outcomes. What is restorative practice? Restorative practice has its roots in community mediation practices and is widely used in tribal elder-led cultures. Restorative ...

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