RAiISE is an organisation inspired by the negative experiences that young people face while studying and living with an invisible illness. Many young people who live with chronic illnesses look no different to their healthy peers. The aim of RAiISE is to improve the standard of care given to young people with invisible illnesses in school, college and university and to create a resource to teach education professionals a series of strategies and techniques to support their students. RAiISE will also offer support to young people with invisible illnesses and aim to empower them to take control of their own health.
With trips to Parliament and the Department of Education, talks with graphic designers and charity registration, it’s safe to say that 2018 has begun well for RAiISE. Amongst the flurry of ‘New Year, New Me’ posts and already broken resolutions, I’ve found it difficult to reflect on the past year and plan progress for … Continue reading New Year, Same RAiISE (But Better!)
After taking October to settle into University, November has definitely made up for having a quiet month! Meetings, conferences and, excitingly, an awards ceremony! Every year the Association of Colleges host their annual conference, discussing all aspects of the education sector and best practice in colleges around the country. Alongside this conference runs the Student … Continue reading Student of the Year Awards 2017
Like most young people, the first thing I did when I woke up this morning was scroll through my social media. Expecting to see the usual holiday snaps, fancy meal pics and #squadgoals which usually dominate my feed, I was instead pleasantly surprised to awaken to a flood of tweets, posts and articles promoting World … Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2017
Welcome to our brand new official website! I’m so excited that we now have this platform to share our content, resources and updates as production of our information pack for schools continues to be in development. I wanted the first blog I wrote for our site launch to be filled with positivity and excitement regarding … Continue reading Website Launch