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Aaliya’s story highlighted

Posted on 24 August 2016  - 01:15

Aaliya Abdirahman is one of a number of young people from Tottenham to whom our Foundation has given increased chances of employment thanks to an apprenticeship.

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The 17-year-old struggled at school, had problems in her personal life and was at-risk of being classified as NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) upon leaving school before the Foundation stepped in.

Aaliya had always shown a passion for football having been a participant on one of our Kicks programmes since the age of 14 and was given the chance to study an apprenticeship in sports coaching.

She is set to complete her level three and now dreams of being a sports coach for disadvantaged children. FE Week have covered her story, which you can read HERE...