Stephen Tierney, former CEO, BEBCMAT
Sarah Jones, Principal at Tavistock College
Kadek, Year 9, Rye College
Liam D Powell, Headteacher, Manor High School
Scott Garrity, Headteacher, Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School
Dave Richards, Head of CSR, Capital One
Mike Westerdale, CEO, Brigantia Learning Trust
Shy-Diaz, Year 10, Bluecoat Aspley Academy
1. We are still running our world famous & highly acclaimed face to face programmes like Who Am I & Heroes Journey, both of which have been adapted to meet Covid regulations.
2. We are now offering a brand new programme called All Change which focuses specifically on mental health, wellbeing and recovery from lockdown.
3. We are also now running small group workshops for vulnerable students and students who present behavioural challenges.
4. We are developing a range of pre-recorded and live online broadcasts
5. Our legendary staff CPD sessions are still available for twilight sessions of half/full day options
Since we went into our first school back in 2004, all our programmes have been developed to improve the mental health & wellbeing of our young people. We have managed to successfully help hundreds of thousands of students make better choices to improve their wellbeing, their lifechances and their future. Since lockdown ended we have adapted the programmes to help young people make sense of and recover from the disruption of Covid-19.
Our courses are aimed at improving the mental health & wellbeing of participants by empowering them to make positive changes in their life. We also hope to improve life chances by developing a range of life skills which will help individuals to become more employable.
87% of students now feel more optimistic about the future.
83% of students now feel more confident about their life and their future.
81% of students feel they could now be proud of who they are.
87% of students now take the time to understand people without judging them.
77% now feel more determined to develop necessary workplace skills.
Over the past 17 years, our courses have been observed and validated by inspection teams in many schools across the UK.
Inspectors have made countless positive observations and judgements about the impact of our work, particularly the impact on school ethos and culture.
“Many of the pupils the inspector met who have been involved in this project spoke highly of the positive effect it has had both on their behaviour and on their relationships with other pupils”
Our motivational courses aim to empower young people, leaving them with positive thoughts & feelings towards education and the opportunities surrounding them.
As such, 83% of students said a day with humanutopia helped them to feel happier about school and general life. Whilst a huge 98% felt inspired to make the most of their education.
91% of students who have experienced humanutopia say they now want to try harder in school to improve their grades. While 77% feel they can now co-operate better with other people and work well as a team.
Over the years, many of our partner schools have conducted research which has consistently demonstrated that students who participate in our courses out-perform those who don’t and exceed their predicted exam grades.
Who Am I is our highly acclaimed, and much sought-after, flagship programme. Since its first introduction in 2004, Who Am I has helped over 300,000 young people
At the end of a Who Am I day, our team will offer any audience from Year 9 & above the opportunity to join our huge band of volunteers called Heroes.
Our 5-day course offers students and schools the best chance of sustaining the amazing impact of our programmes.