Our Research Officer takes a look at relationships between youths and technology. Social Media and Violence In the light of the recent escalation in serious violent crime in London, many have voiced concerns over the role that social media and technology have played, from Home Secretary Amber Rudd to Met Chief Cressida Dick, various MPs,
Tony Gallagher is a former Her Majesty’s Inspector. He was Ofsted’s national lead for youth support for some time and oversaw the inspection programme of youth services. He has had extensive experience across many areas of Ofsted’s work. The NYA invited Tony to reflect on what youth workers, youth support workers and their managers can
The Home Office yesterday set out a Serious Violence Strategy to tackle recent rises in knife crime, particularly amongst young people. The strategy looks to address “root causes” of serious violence and will look to “support young people to lead productive lives away from violence.”
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
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. This has, in many cases, meant that recent government initiatives to help keep
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.
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
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’. 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
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
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.