National occupational standards

Information on the latest national occupational standards for youth work. Latest National Occupational Standards Youth Work in England: Policy, Practice and the National Occupational Standards Functional Summary Graph

Reaching socially excluded young people: A national study of street-based youth work

By David Crimmens, Fiona Factor, Tony Jeffs, John Pitts, Carole Pugh, Jean Spence and Penelope Turner. This research, undertaken by a team from the Universities of Durham, Lincoln and Luton, addresses the question of the role of detached and outreach youth work in the post-1997 policy environment of outcome-driven youth initiatives, and in particular, how

(Historic) Quality Mark: Integrated Services for Young People – digital format

*Please note, this is not the latest version of the NYA Quality Mark. The Latest version is available for free here* This book provides a framework that enables local authorities to assess the quality of their arrangements for providing services for young people and strive towards the goal of better integration. It is made up

(Historic) Quality Mark for Young People’s Services digital edition

*Please note, this is not the latest version of the NYA Quality Mark. The Latest version is available for free here* The Quality Mark for Young People’s services focuses on developing and capturing high quality services that improve outcomes and support for young people in the transition to adulthood. The Quality Mark is made up

Leading and Managing Youth Work and Youth Services

This book has grown out of the Transforming Youth Work management programme developed by a consortium of the National Youth Agency, the Association of Principal Youth and Community Officers, the Department for Education and Skills, the University of Leicester and FPM. It aims to help leaders and managers of services for young people pause and

Hear by Right: getting started

We are excited to have recently released a new and updated version of Hear by Right. The materials for this are freely available t0 NYA Network members. Please find out more and being your Hear by Right Journey by clicking below:

Drawing on the Past: Studies in the History of Community and Youth Work

The 18 chapters cover a diversity of subjects and places. Some tell the stories of events and people. Others consider the impact and relevance of organisations, movements and reports. Yet others are concerned with the value of historical understanding for contemporary community and youth work. Together they reveal a fascinating history and uncover a vast store

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