Young people who are listened to, have a voice & are supported to find, grow & use their talents, experience radical increases in:

- School attendance, staying on rates & engagement
- Levels of attainment, achievement & participation
- Progression to college, university & employment
- Better jobs, career choices & life chances

- Confidence, belief & self esteem
- Communication & relationship skills
- Motivation, commitment & resillience

- Health, wellbeing, self-worth & belonging
- Taking responsibility & becoming role models
- Inspiring peers, families & local communities

Young people are the focus of what we do

Our impact on attainment, achievement and post-school destinations has been transformational:

Motivation

36%

82%

Motivation based on self assessments by the young people before and after the MCR programme.

Attainment

49%

92%

Attainment in 5 plus subjects at minimum National 4 and above.

Positive Destinations

48.8%

86%

Positive destinations based on progression to college, university or employment.

Data from 2017 leavers published in 2018.

Impact of Mentoring: Mentors who care, listen to & support a disadvantaged young person, experience radical increases in:

  • Morale, motivation, purpose & wellbeing
  • Listening, building trust & coaching skills
  • Personal Development & leadership skills
  • Insight & empathy with young people
  • Making & experiencing a life changing difference
Impact of Mentoring: Organisations who encourage their staff to mentor & also provide taster opportunities for the young people, see major gain from:

  • Complete CSR & local community affiliation
  • Improvement in staff morale & motivation
  • Staff engagement, skills development
  • Developing effective leaders & managers
  • Insight into the next generation. A future source of talent

MCR Pathways currently supports care experienced and disadvantaged young people to find, grow and use their inspiring talents and skills.

Impact of Mentoring
Impact of Mentoring: Schools who embrace the programme & its values immediately benefit from:

  • Increased attendance, staying on rates, engagement, aspirations & attainment
  • Improved behaviours, relationships & life skills
  • Greater post-school destinations sustainability
  • Injection of employability knowledge, experience & opportunities
  • Enhancement of employability, inclusion & education policies
Impact of Mentoring: Our communities & society overall see major benefits from:

  • Motivated, committed & resilient young people
  • Reduction in waste of talent & the social cost of failure
  • Greater aspirations, health & wellbeing
  • Deeper intergenerational understanding & mutual respect
  • Effective early intervention

Progress & Impact

In 2019, MCR supports care-experienced young people in every secondary across Glasgow and in selected schools in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire.

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1545

Young people supported by MCR Pathways through mentoring, group work and Talent Tasters.

2500

Number of young people MCR Pathways are working to reach.

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