BellTime Magazine Spring 2018 BellTime 9-5 - Page 26

BellTIME BellTIME Create the Great in You Ltd is a newly formed social enterprise focusing on young people in Secondary schools, primarily transition year students, Junior Cert, Leaving Cert as well as young people and adults in clubs and corporations. Our tailor-made six week programme incorporating rap, archaeology, poetry, magic, art and comedy workshops. Using mentoring workshops and peer-based conversations, Create the Great in You aims to provide young people with a space to explore how “Communication, Collaboration and Creativity” – 3C Thinking” – can be applied to develop both community and relationships. 50 Tel: 0871194839 Participants are both challenged and facilitated to openly explore and express their passion, identity and potential. Individuals can expect to grow in confidence, enhance their interpersonal skills and be more empathetic toward their peers. Building on the basic fundamentals of the “3C” way of thinking, Create the Great in You looks to deliver on the following outcomes: self-confidence, self-awareness, sense of belonging and support network. The programmes explore and develop key skills and attributes including teamwork, presentation, leadership, empathy, compassion and active listening. On April 3rd 2017, at the Comhaltas Centre Dundalk, Mark McCormack, the founder of Create the Great in You, piloted the aforementioned six week C-Change programme in O’ Fiaich College Dundalk. The TY students from O’ Fiaich Institute of Further Education were presented with their certificates for successfully completing the Create the Great in You Mentoring Programme. 27 students received a “Certificate of Participation” from Create the Great in Y