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NYA announces CYPNow Awards Youth Work winner

  The winner of this year’s Youth Work Award, sponsored by the National Youth Agency, is an inspiring project involving the delivery of high quality youth work in challenging circumstances.

Budget 2017: NYA view

Forget extending the young people’s railcard, the chancellor needs to pump around £1 billion into local authorities’ youth services. That’s the call coming from the leading national youth work organisation National Youth Agency, who is joining the Local Government Association and children’s charities Action for Children, The Children’s Society and NCB in calling for Government

Youth Work Week bigger and better than ever!

This year’s Youth Work Week was more successful than ever before, according to data released by the National Youth Agency. 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 was held from 6-12 November. NYA indicated that

Conference: A New Vision for Youth Services

NYA is jointly hosting a conference on youth services with the LGA.

No Spend Day Challenge

As you may know, this week is Financial Capability Week! So, here at NYA we have got together a few willing volunteers to take part in a No Spend Day challenge to mark the occasion.

Blog: financial capability training is crucial

Compared to the US and some European countries the UK is relatively weak in the enforcement of its labour laws.  If you’re an employer and you decide to pay your staff cash in hand or you ignore the minimum wage, or don’t provide a contract, proper sick pay or personal leave, it’s quite likely you’ll

Charlotte Tidbury: My youth work journey

Charlotte Tidbury is a professionally qualified youth worker, working as a Peer Facilitator on NYA’s My Money Now programme where she uses her youth work skills to deliver financial capability training to young apprentices. In this blog she describes her journey as a youth worker, from study to practice.

Guest blog: Joe Stockley, BYC trustee

Hi, I’m Joe, I’m 21 years old, and youth services, in a whole variety of ways, have been of utmost importance to my life for the last 6 years.

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. 

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