Youth

About the Programme

Life Skills

RDN runs a mentoring programme called Life Skills, aimed at 13-18 year olds. Our sessions aim to:

  • enable young people to have a larger vision of themselves by articulating their thoughts and communicating them effectively.
  • build meaningful relationships with young people and help them decrease the unconscious level of self-hatred
  • help young people acquire skills so they can help others in the community to achieve their full potential
  • encourage young people to embrace challenges with enthusiasm and confidence

Here are some of the outcomes following the Life Skills programmes we have run in Heston and Hounslow.


VlogStar Challenge Hounslow 2016-17


Cranford Fun Day

Read more about the Heston Life Skills Programme which ran for 8 weeks during Summer 2016


Recent Youth News

Jack Petchey Foundation Awards 2018

On Wednesday 6th June 2018, three people that have taken part in RDN programmes received the Jack Petchey Achievement Award. This was in recognition for the hard work they have put into achievements in their personal life and also for their work in the local community

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VlogStar Challenge Finals

RDN is proud to announce that Rhiannon will be the first young person from Hounslow to reach the VlogStar Challenge Finals!

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VlogStar Challenge Semi-Finalist!

Riana Development Network would like to say congratulations to Rhiannon for reaching the VlogStar Challenge 2016/17 semi-finals!

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Cranford Fun Day

On Wednesday 3rd August, volunteers from RDN and Heston West Community Partnership organised a fun day for the local community.

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Heston West Life Skills Blog

Riana Development Network (RDN) and Heston West Community Partnership (HWCP) have delivered workshops in the Heston West area.

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Life Skills Heston – Week 8

Promo Filming

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Life Skills Heston – Week 7

Leadership Skills

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Life Skills Heston – Week 6

Budgeting and Negotiation

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Life Skills Heston – Week 5

Event Planning

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Life Skills Heston – Week 4

Made TV – Workshop 2

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