Announcements today to tackle the UK’s growing social mobility problem by Justine Greening are welcomed by the National Youth Agency.
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.
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.
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.
Forget extending the young people’s railcard, the chancellor needs to pump around £1 billion into local authorities’ youth services.
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.
NYA is jointly hosting a conference on youth services with the LGA.
As you may know, this week is Financial Capability Week! So, here at NYA we have got together a few willing volunteers to take part in a No Spend Day challenge to mark the occasion.
Compared to the US and some European countries the UK is relatively weak in the enforcement of its labour laws.
Charlotte Tidbury is a professionally qualified youth worker, working as a Peer Facilitator on NYA’s My Money Now programme where she uses her youth work skills to deliver financial capability training to young apprentices. In this blog she describes her journey as a youth worker, from study to practice.