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EOTO, providing kickstarts for a lost generation

Pic: Sharon: Each One Teach One's director, Sarah McLoughlin, hopes to empower young people to get on with their lives

Pic: Sharon: Each One Teach One’s director, Sarah McLoughlin, hopes to empower young people to get on with their lives

By Sean Sales

It seemed apt that the weather should be so wondrously bright, positive and full of promise as we approached the offices of Each One Teach One (EOTO), AKA, The University of Alternative Learning. The brainchild of  Plan B, the musician Ben Drew, was born out of the bleak riotous times of 2011; it is a real tribute to change, self-help and positivity.

The registered charity’s aim is to empower young people (14-25), by providing courses to impart useful skills and give students a better chance in the workplace. So far the trust is supporting training in hair dressing, boxing, drama, media and music. Future training projects include football and environmental studies. As well as providing new skills the trust hope the training projects will help to boost the students self confidence and make them really feel their self-worth. Continue reading

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