National Body for Youth Work in England

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The National Youth Agency’s refreshed Quality Mark Framework is now available to download for free for all NYA Network members. The NYA Quality Mark was originally developed in 2006 as a tool to support local organisations in assessing the quality and impact of their work with young people. This newest incarnation of the Quality Mark […]

April 30, 2019
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Bringing Youth Work Practice and Research Together The National Youth Agency (NYA) Launches a new Hub to help youth work practice and research better inform each other. Across the country youth work is engaged in vital services and support across all aspects of young people’s lives, for example in the face of mounting challenges from […]

April 16, 2019
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A PROMISE FROM THE NATION TO YOUNG PEOPLE, IN SUPPORT OF YOUTH WORK In response to the Government’s announcement of a Youth Charter and review of youth work training, Chief Executive Leigh Middleton said: “In a national survey carried out for the National Youth Agency 8 in 10 parents backed a call for Government to make a commitment to young people: […]

April 11, 2019
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The GLA and GLA Peer Outreach Workers are looking for London based organisations to be part of the development and creation of the Young Londoners Fund Youth Participation Toolkit. The National Youth Agency have been commissioned to create this toolkit which includes research, consultation and case study collections from organisations who are working with young […]

April 10, 2019
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A new cross-party report calls for the Government to act now to secure essential services to keep young people safe and secure, and to transform their lives for the better In the face of mounting challenges from knife crime, mental health and future employment, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Affairs has called for political […]

April 03, 2019
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The National Youth Agency (NYA), through its Education Training Standards Committee (ETS) is the recognised Regulatory Body (PSRB) for youth work in England. The NYA welcomes the recent ADCS paper on workforce development across the children and young people’s workforce, and supports its overall ambition and recommendations.[1] The ADCS report acknowledges the importance of early […]

March 13, 2019
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The NYA Youth Work Academy launched on the 8th March 2019 as a collaborative learning space dedicated to training and development in the youth work sector. The Academy will provide a mixture of accredited training and CPD workshops to offer a calendar of low cost training to NYA Network members aimed at developing either Skilled […]

March 08, 2019
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Many thanks to Centrepoint for this guest piece on youth work and youth homelessness. At Centrepoint, we see young people at the sharp end of a crisis every day. Family breakdown, struggles with mental health, and problems with gangs and youth violence are all factors too commonly wrapped up with youth homelessness. These struggles have […]

February 28, 2019
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National Youth Agency has been commissioned by the Local Government Association in partnership with the Centre for Youth Impact to run free training for local authority commissioning managers. These workshops will focus on how to commission with and for young people using a refreshed national outcomes framework to improve local youth services and outcomes for […]

February 26, 2019
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COVID-19 Readiness Level

Readiness Level

A

What does this mean?

** From 12th April 2021 we can confirm that the youth sector moves into Step 2 on the Roadmap, remaining at AMBER in the readiness framework. **

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