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.

Fire and Wire: NYA and Platform Thirty1 win funding from Spirit of 2012 and #iwill

NYA and partners Platform Thirty1 have been awarded development funding from the Spirit of 2012 and the #iwill fund for their Fire and Wire project.

Welcome to the NYA Network

Welcome to the newly formed NYA Network, our way of connecting you to our vital work and like-minded colleagues. We have created the network to bring you insights from across the youth work sector and to showcase latest developments from the NYA and collaborations with trusted partners. Our network is a new innovation for us

NYA Blog: Money skills help to unlock young people’s futures

Britain Thinks and the Money Advice Service recently released research on young people’s attitudes to money management.