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Manchester Centre for Youth Studies Placement

Support young people in communities and in primary and secondary education.

  • Mentoring
    – work and train with youth mentoring services across
    the region
  • Literacy
    – work with children in literacy schemes in schools
    and libraries
  • Make
    a difference
    – work with marginalised children and young people
  • Get
    experience –
    in classroom, communities and public sector
  • Range
    of placements available
    – related to History, Languages,


Manchester Centre for Youth Studies
offers a placement scheme, through which you will have opportunities to work
with children and young people with one of a number of educational and youth
mentoring partners. Our current key partners include Positive Steps
mentoring services, Oldham
, Manchester Classics for All and Classical

With this Third Term placement, you will have a range
of opportunities available to you – whether your subject explores languages and
literacy, child educational development, education and youth, or marginalised
young people.

  • Work with a community based scheme in the public
  • Work directly with children and young people
  • Engage with partner institutions and services, such as
    libraries, schools, mentoring providers and community-based institutions

All students accepted onto this activity will be required to complete a DBS check to enable them to work with young people. The University will fully fund this check.

In addition, all students who complete this activity will be given a £30 stipend to support with travel expenses.


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