Youth worker Apprenticeships progress update and a call for employer input

In National Apprenticeship Week we thought it would be a good time to update the sector on the progress with the Youth Worker Apprenticeship. 

NYA welcomes Labour’s commitment to statutory youth service

NYA welcomes a commitment from John McDonnell MP to a statutory youth service at the Conference of the General Federation of Trade Unions.

NYA comment on DCMS announcement on employment support

Government has announced it will use money from dormant bank accounts to tackle societal challenges.

The Environment Now – more than £150k of projects announced

16 new green tech projects funded by The Environment Now have been announced.

Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential: include youth work in plans to tackle social mobility

Announcements today to tackle the UK’s growing social mobility problem by Justine Greening are welcomed by the National Youth Agency.

NYA joins youth organisations to Keep Erasmus Plus

NYA has joined youth and third sector organisations across the UK to launch Keep Erasmus Plus, a national campaign to save a vital European exchange programme which has benefited over half a million people.

NYA responds to LGA vision for youth services

The Local Government Association has unveiled its new long-term vision for youth services and provision, pledging to support councils and work with government to get young people the properly funded services they deserve.

NYA announces CYPNow Awards Youth Work winner

  The winner of this year’s Youth Work Award, sponsored by the National Youth Agency, is an inspiring project involving the delivery of high quality youth work in challenging circumstances.

Budget 2017: NYA view

Forget extending the young people’s railcard, the chancellor needs to pump around £1 billion into local authorities’ youth services.

Youth Work Week bigger and better than ever!

This year’s Youth Work Week was more successful than ever before, according to data released by the National Youth Agency. Youth Work Week provides an opportunity for youth organisations, youth workers and young people to celebrate their achievements and the impact of their work. This year it was held from 6-12 November.