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Research roundup – Knife crime amongst young people

Please note, this is just one of the several weekly research roundups we present. To access the others please signup, free, to the NYA Network Our Research Officer looks at the recent spate of knife crime in the capital This week has seen much media coverage on 3 young BAME murders in the capital, as well

Research Roundup – Children’s care costs squeezed at both ends.

Our Research Officer takes a look at new research showing cuts to children’s services but rising cost of private childcare. A report by The Family and Childcare Trust shows that childcare costs have surged at double the rate of inflation since 2010.[1] This has, in many cases, meant that recent government initiatives to help keep

Research Roundup – Social Mobility, education and employment.

Our Research Officer looks at social mobility following the January announcement of a £90m fund. The government has provided a statement of intent (‘the statement’) on its January announcement that £90m from dormant bank accounts will aid those young people furthest from the labour market.[1]

Research roundup – Measuring impact.

Our Research Officer looks at the key points from a recent Centre for Youth Impact conference. At a conference organised by the Centre for Youth Impact last week there were numerous talks from persons involved in all areas of youth work; from funders and commissioners, to researches and youth workers. However, there were some common

Research roundup – More children and young people living in poverty

Our Research Officer takes a look at the increasing percentage of children and young people living in poverty. The Government has recently released annual statistics measuring ‘Household Below Average Income’.[1] Whilst these show a slight improvement in that 300,000 less children are living in ‘absolute poverty’ than in 2010, and that 600,000 less children are

Research roundup – How young people are interacting with technology

Please note, this is just one of the several weekly research roundups we present. To access the others please signup, free, to the NYA Network Our Research Officer looks at the increasing amount of literature based on how young people interact with technology. At a recent event organised by The Telegraph Technology Intelligence, Tom Fogden, co-founder

New report on financial capability endorses NYA’s approach

A new report on young workers and financial capability calls on employers to do more to skill up their young recruits on money matters, as nearly half struggle to pay their bills.

National Apprenticeship Week 2018 – A look back at a year of My Money Now

For the past year, NYA has been supported by the Money Advice Service’s What Works Fund to improve the financial capability of 16-21 year olds engaged in or preparing for an apprenticeship.

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.

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