Students Productive Life Initiative (SPLIN): This programme is designed to give young people the desired clarity and a broader perspective about life beyond the classroom environment. Although tailored to specific organization or school’s needs, but generally speaking; SPLIN focuses on topics like self-mastery, leadership, values, goal setting, career readiness, sexuality education, social media etiquette, financial literacy and talent discovery. The goal is to create a platform for self-discovery for the youth, harness potentials and re-channel their creative abilities.
‘I Need to Know- TeenzSummit’ – This is an annual Leadership summit which allows young people to meet, connect, learn and network with high profile individuals, captains of industries, technocrats, entrepreneurs, and other resources they need to scale and succeed in life. The idea is to engage young people and keep them inspired by the ‘Success’ and ‘failure’ stories of some of the individuals they look up to in the society.
Over the course of 4 years, 4,500 high school students from 40 secondary schools have participated in the life transforming summit. The Programme has featured notable public figures in Nigeria.
Previous summit speakers include:
- Pat Utomi, Founder, Centre for Values in Leadership.
- Agatha Amata, MD Inside-Out Media.
- Elizabeth Agu, Deputy Director Central Bank of Nigeria.
- Chiedu Ebie, Secretary to the Delta State Government.
- Shimite Bello, President of Quintessential Business Women Associatio
- Benson Ojoko, Coordinator of World Bank/EU SEEFOR project, Delta State.
- Matina Onoh, General Manager NTA Channel 11, Asaba.
- Isaac Ezechi, State Coordinator National Orientation Agency.
- Julius Ejedenawe, Inspirations With PJ
- Niyi Ojeimakinde, General Manager, Trend 100.9fm
- Favour Uche Okonkwo, PET Master Trainer.
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The “Equip the Future” radio series: This radio show discusses topical issues which targets teenagers and adolescents with timely information relevant to their wellbeing. ETF reaches about 5,000 young people across 5 states in the South-South/South-East zone of Nigeria weekly.
Skill-Up: As the name suggests, Skill-Up is one of the hands-on programmes which helps young people develop competence in a skill area that they are very passionate about. IRYEF recruits young people year round and places them in small organizations where they learn and sharpen their skills. Through this programme, participants have been able to nurture their skills, raise money to further their education and also support their families.
Civic Young: This programme teaches good governance and civic engagement as a way of preparing young in Nigeria for leadership and active citizenship.