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Travellers

TravellersThe Travellers Programme is an innovative, small group programme for young people, to build resilience and key life skills.

Young people today experience change at a more rapid pace than previous generations. This means some will benefit from the help and support of our Travellers Programme as they go through transitions like:

• starting a new school

• changing friendships

• moving cities or countries

• dealing with family and personal health issues.

What Travellers involves

Travellers is an in-school, eight week programme that teaches young people skills to cope with change, loss, and transition. It builds their self-esteem and confidence, so they can face other challenges in future. Travellers supports students at school by helping them to build resilience and enhance connections by:      

• exploring their change, loss, and transition experiences

• navigating their movement through change, loss, and transition in safe and adaptive ways

• linking how they think and feel about change, loss, and transition situations and how their thoughts and feelings influence how they cope    and respond

• enhancing supportive environments and improving their learning outcomes.

Travellers Programme Information Brochure 

Travellers Programme sessions overview 

Travellers FAQs

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