Filling the Gap…
Are you in Year 13 and considering a break from formal education?
Independent Gap Advice has stacks of useful information, tips and advice about gap years and more short-term projects that young people can take part in around the world, including:
- Advice on planning a gap year or short-term project
- Travel safety tips
- Fundraising advice
- Case studies of other people who have undertaken gap years or short-term volunteering projects – examples include Conservation Work in South Africa, Sports Coaching in Peru, Medical Work in Ghana and many more interesting foreign projects!
- Information and support for people with disabilities interested in gap year projects
- A database of organisations offering safe and reputable gap year opportunities, with contact details attached
Anyone considering a gap year or short-term project should check out the website – http://www.independentgapadvice.org/ – or contact Lawrence Lockhart at the organisation for personalised support with any gap year-related questions that you might have!