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Level 2/3 Youth Work in Practice Qualifications update

The latest developments on  the level 2/3 youth work in practice qualification.

IYW announces winning candidates

Following an online election, the three certified members elected to the Institute for Youth Work’s council have been announced.

Blog: Katie Morton on the importance of youth work in hospitals

For those with chronic health issues this can be a very difficult and confusing time. Hospital youth work supports young people with these challenges and creates a different and more positive atmosphere for the young people accessing hospital services.

NYA’s Impact Report 2014.

NYA has produced its 2014 impact report. This year we: Established a Youth Work Foundation to support disadvantaged youth work students and made nearly £30k in grants. Led youth work programmes supported by Barclays, NCS and O2 Think Big which reached over 130,000 young people. Passported £8.7 million on to youth sector organisations to deliver

NYA validates first overseas youth work degree

Victoria University in Melbourne is the first higher education institution outside England to have its youth work degree validated and endorsed by National Youth Agency.

Cuts watch: policy update on local authority cuts to youth services

Cuts to Youth Services Youth services in the UK have been subject to a large range of financial cuts and restrictions. This impact has meant that many youth services across the country have been closed, reduced, or are facing closure. Many local authorities are relying on the voluntary and community sector to fill the gaps in

Blog: Rebekah Leedham on the Institute for Youth Work

My role is to support the development of the Institute for Youth Work which is something that I’m particularly passionate about as a youth worker myself.

Looking back at Give an Hour 2014

Our annual campaign, Give an Hour invites MPs to visit youth work projects in their constituency to see first-hand, the valuable impact youth work and youth workers make to the lives of young people. It is an opportunity for youth organisations to get under the nose of major decision makers and demonstrate why their work

Blog: Egidio Simbine on rediscovering the value of youth work

Diving in the youth work experience: rediscovering the value and need for youth work Egidio Lourino Simbine Egidio is from Mozambique and is on a commonwealth fellowship visiting the National Youth Agency.

Work skills programme helps young people take the next step towards employment

Since July 2014, we have been working in partnership with Barclays and youth charities Rathbone and UK Youth to deliver a programme that supports marginalised young people to make the transition into training or employment.

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