International research project communicates the impact of youth work

The data from an extensive Erasmus funded international research project into the ‘Impact of Youth Work’ is culminating this month. The project led by Plymouth Marjon University involves three youth work organisations in each of the following countries; UK, Finland, Estonia, France and Italy.

Blog: NYA chair Michael Bracey on redefining youth work

This week (6-12 Nov) is Youth Work Week,  the National Youth Agency’s annual celebration of great youth work in England. 

Guest blog: Make youth services a public priority service

Kayleigh Wainwright, Head of Membership and Youth Engagement at UK Youth   Following the EU Referendum young people from UK Youth Voice – our national board of 16-25 year olds who sit at the heart of everything UK Youth does – undertook an extensive research project with young people from across the UK to identify

Discovering the youth sector: a blog by youth work novice Charlotte Little

Before being thrown into the world of youth work, I had very little knowledge about the youth sector. 

Youth Services: our last line of defence

Alison Michalska, ADCS President, Corporate Director of Children and Adults, Nottingham City Council  This blog first appeared on the ADCS website.

Youth work and youth services: a lifeline for young people

By Leigh Middleton, managing director of the National Youth Agency Youth services are vital and provide a lifeline for many young people. That’s the premise behind the theme of this year’s Youth Work Week, youth services: youth work for today and tomorrow.

The Environment Now announces £80,000 of green tech projects

Eight new green tech projects funded by The Environment Now have been announced. The grants programme, supported by O2’s Think Big in partnership with the National Youth Agency, offers funding, training, work experience and support to get young people’s green ideas off the ground. It is today (31 October 2017) announcing 8 projects worth £80,000.

Support youth services with a selfie in #YWW17

National Youth Agency’s annual Youth Work Week campaign is nearly here! 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 will be held from 6-12 November 2017.

NYA’s puts young people centre stage of financial know-how programme

The National Youth Agency has recruited four young people to play a pivotal role at the heart of their My Money Now programme.

Money worries a key contributor to poor mental health

Young people worry more about money than ever before. That’s according to a survey by the Young Women’s Trust, which surveyed 4,000 18- to 30-year-olds in England and Wales.