Ignite Award benefits young people by fostering positive attitudes towards learning, complementing their school curriculum whilst also building an environment for positive engagement and interaction between young people and the community.
This youth program creates opportunities for students to try new things and learn new skills and in the process, develop initiative and commitment, becoming more responsible and motivated young people. Ignite Award also builds an environment for positive engagement and interaction between the student, staff and family members.
Benefits for young people include:
- Increase self-esteem
- Increase confidence
- Develop commitment and responsibility
- Increase initiative
- Develop an awareness of the community and a desire to help others
- Develop a feeling of ownership and engagement in their formal and informal education