Over 20 Members of Parliament have already committed to visiting a youth project with in their constituency for our annual campaign as part of Youth Work Week 2014.
In light of recent events, with the suicide of an international superstar and comedy and improv legend, Robin Williams and World Mental Health Day there will undoubtedly be thousands upon thousands of blogs popping up all over the internet about the topics of suicide, depression and celebrities. It’s broken my heart that one of my
We are delighted to announce the joint winners of this year’s Youth Worker Awards are Flavia Docherty and Sharon Mccauley.
On previous occasions we have selected just one overall winner. However, this year the standard was of such high quality, we have decided to award the top spot to two youth workers.
I believe in youth work, it’s that simple! If we want to develop our children and young people to be the best that they can be then youth work plays as important part in that development as formal education, sport, modern languages and the arts.
The regatta combines 2 days of networking, teambuilding and yacht racing, whilst supporting Think Big. Each team that enters the regatta will fund at least four young peoples’ big ideas.
I represented the NYA at the Conservative party conference held at the Birmingham ICC on the 28Sep – 1 October 2014.
Thank you everyone who participated in the consultation in July this year on the structure and units for the new Level 2 and 3 Youth Work Practice qualifications.
Recently, 16 and 17 year olds in Scotland were able to vote for the first time. There are a number of campaigns supporting the decreasing of the UK voting age to 16, and Labour has recently backed this, although it is unlikely that anything will be in place before the next general election.
In partnership with UK Youth and Youth Acesss, the National Youth Agency is running a number of workshops to train youth workers to use the finacial capabilty toolkit originally devloped for the Barclays Money Skills ‘champions’ project.
Depending on your viewpoint one of the most welcome positives emerging from the Scottish referendum last week was 16 year olds voting for the first time. About 100,000 under 18s registered to vote – 80% of all those eligible.