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National Youth Agency at the Party Conferences

    NYA is going to the Labour and Conservative Party Conferences. We’ll be at the Youth Zone, alongside other big youth organisations like Girlguiding, Brook, Centrepoint and UK Youth, so come and say hello.

Blog: Youth Investment Fund – welcome cash but not for all

The Prime Minister has unveiled a significant package of support for young people this week. The Youth Investment Fund is worth £40m and is accompanied by a further £40m to social action organisation Step up to Serve to support young people volunteering in the community.

Youth workers needed!

NYA is running a pilot with a cohort of young apprentices to improve retention levels of young people on apprenticeships. The pilot is based in West Yorkshire.  We are looking for two JNC qualified and experienced youth workers who will support young people embarking on apprenticeships.

17-25 years old and interested in digital tech and green issues?

Are you passionate about the environment and making a positive impact? Have you got an idea how digital can create change? Have you got the entrepreneurial drive and innovation to make a difference?

JNC and the professional framework – latest news

On 23 June NYA met with the JNC employers’ side and Local Government Association representatives to discuss the professional qualifications framework (youth support worker levels 2 & 3, professional youth worker levels 6 & 7).

UK Youth and NYA initiate shared services talks

UK Youth and NYA have initiated discussions to explore the benefits of a shared services model that will enable both organisations to sustain high quality services for young people in the most cost effective way.

NYA brings youth work to the Premier League

More than 90 football coaches from Premier League clubs are now equipped in youth work skills, the National Youth Agency announced today.

Blog: Brexit – what’s the future for young people?

After the result of the EU referendum everyone is facing a future with a degree of uncertainty. This is especially true for young people.

Book early for sessions with Barclays volunteers

NYA is working with Barclays to offer young people the skills and experience of Barclays employee volunteers. Through Barclays employee engagement programme, which is managed by NYA, motivated and committed employees are supporting young people to develop their financial and employability skills.

Youth sector statement on the EU Referendum Result  

With confirmation, in the early hours of the 24 June 2016, that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, we face a period of uncertainty over the next few months whilst new thinking and policies are developed to support our pathway to independence. This will inevitably impact the lives of young people and the

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