Scott: From uninspired to higher education

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“We as a young people have a bit more of a voice now because of MCR.” Scott shares his mentoring story.

Tracy: Figuring out where she’s going

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After returning to school after having her baby, Tracey was matched with her mentor who supported her to college.

Sam’s MCR Mentoring Journey

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Before being matched with his mentor, Sam was stressed and unsure of himself. But with the help of his MCR mentor, he learned to open up about his feelings, make friends, and feel positive about his future.

St Roch’s Secondary School Story

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St Roch’s Secondary is in the North East of Glasgow. We spoke to Tommy Donnelly, the Deputy Head Teacher, to discuss how the MCR Mentoring Programme is “a perfect fit for the ethos of our school.” Tommy tells us, “Our school motto is ‘help others’ and MCR is a perfect way for us to reinforce […]

Whitehill Secondary School Story

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We spoke to Pauline Swan, Headteacher, and Nicki Dillon, Faculty Head of Inclusion at Whitehill Secondary in Glasgow’s East End to discuss how mentoring and MCR has become a fundamental part of the school’s culture. Pauline had only been at Whitehill for 6 months before MCR approached her and she felt it matched the vision […]

Meet MCR’s Schools – St Roch’s

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We meet the Head Teacher and Depute Head Teacher of St Roch’s to talk about the impact of the YGT programme.

Meet Young Glasgow Talent Schools – Knightswood Secondary

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Knightswood Secondary joined the Young Glasgow Talent programme in Summer 2016. Thanks to our young people and volunteer mentors, who have been vital in building our programme’s success, more schools, like Knightswood, are so impressed with the impact of YGT. They want their pupils to benefit as well. Meet Kay Dingwall, Head-Teacher at Knightswood, as […]

Her Majesty’s Passport Office

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Staff at the Civil Serivce Local Scotland are encourage to mentor with MCR Pathways. Maureen McGuinness works at Her Majesty’s Passport Office in Glasgow and shares her story.

City Property

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City Property Glasgow specialise in helping companies find suitable accommodation. Find out why they support their staff to mentor.