On the 20 February, we held a ‘Get Together’ for some of the young people who have benefited from our Social Action Journey Fund programme.
Blog by Catherine Bishop, NYA director of programmes. The Education Select Committee has published its report into PSHE and SRE in schools. Not a moment too soon.
We received sad news that Bob Forsyth, friend of NYA, died on 11th February aged only 50 years old.
February 5 was National Voter Registration Day. As we draw closer to the general election, and voter registration processes have changed, there’s a need to ensure as many people as possible are registered to vote.
SO! On the 5 February it’s national voter registration day. It’s a big day for a lot of people, just-turned-18-ers, politicians, civil servants and more. You name them, it’ll affect them.
Guest blog: Young entrepreneur Kurt Lee on motivating young people to pursue enterprise
Young people are discouraged from starting a business because it is perceived as risky according to a new report from the Commission for Enterprise and Young People.
The National Youth Agency is supporting Bite the Ballot’s campaign to get young people age 16 and over to register to vote ahead of this year’s general election.
Supported by funding from Barclays, the National Youth Agency is investing £1 million into the youth sector, delivering employability and life skills training for up to 100,000 disadvantaged young people aged 14-25 between January and December 2015.
Jon Boagey, operations director, asks why military ethos doesn’t seem to need evidence to get government funding.