New government data shows that the number of young people aged 16-18 years old and not in education, employment or training is the lowest for 20 years. These reductions are really welcome and hopefully it’s a trend that will continue.
Fiona Blacke, CEO of the National Youth Agency, has responded to newly announced Government measures to support older people in work, which they say could boost the economy by billions.
Today sees the launch of the election process for the IYW Council, which will oversee the work of the Institute for Youth Work.
An independent commission into young people and enterprise recently launched by the National Youth Agency and A4e is inviting the views of business people, youth workers and young people. The commission has been established to explore the opportunities, challenges and support needs of young people in setting up a business.
The Social Action Journey Fund (SAJF) is a programme that has been introduced to aid young people’s development within their role in a community and will explore what it is they can offer to others.
On Tuesday me and my colleagues Will and Matt were invited to a Q&A with the deputy prime minister and the minister for employment Esther McVey. This was a real chance for us as young people with a range of different experiences to quiz the DPM around the issue of youth un-employment. This was especially
Young people have many of the characteristics to be great entrepreneurs but are much less likely to be self-employed than older workers. That is the issue under examination by a new commission into young people and enterprise.
The National Youth Agency has signed up to Youth Employment UK’s nationwide campaign to encourage MPs to support youth employment in their constituencies. On the 9th of July 2014 MPs from across the UK will be invited to sign up to the national Youth Friendly badge at a parliamentary event.
Taking place during the National Youth Agency’s annual Youth Work Week, Creative Collisions (Thursday 6 November) will draw together the force of ten youth organisations and networks
The figures regarding the extent of the cuts in youth service expenditure are startling. Across the board, public spending for teenagers – from youth clubs to support with drug or alcohol addiction – has fallen 36 per cent since 2010. In those areas with the highest levels of cuts, the opportunities for young people will