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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

NYA’s annual monitoring of youth & community degree programmes

NYA has recently published its annual monitoring of youth and community degree programmes for academic year 2014-2015.

Volunteers’ Week – local young citizens clean up Redcar beach

  On Sunday, 15 local teenagers gave up their weekend to arrange and participate in a mass clean-up at Redcar beach. The young people travelled from all across the North East to help not only revamp the beach itself, but also the reputation of teenagers during Volunteers’ Week.

Blog: Jon Boagey on digital exclusion and poverty

On an average day I go through dead patches where nothing at all seems to download on my phone.  Then amazingly the wind will blow or the sun comes out and I move into zones with almost instantaneous 4G. 

Queen’s Speech: what’s in it for young people?

Queen’s Speech The Prime Minister promised a Queen’s Speech which would improve the life chances of the most disadvantaged. Here are the bills which relate to young people.

Blog: LCFC and youth work

Leicester City Football Club celebrate their against-the-odds victory today with an open top bus tour round the city. Thousands of people are expected to turn out, and as Leicester dwellers, NYA staff will be out waving their flags too.

Can youth work tackle sexual harassment in schools?

The Women and Equalities Committee has launched their first parliamentary inquiry into the scale and impact of sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools. More details on the scope of the inquiry is available here.

NYA on BBC 5 Live

NYA was on national radio on Monday 25 April talking about the impact of cuts on youth services.

Blog: We need education to employment routes that work for the majority

A recent report from the House of Lords committee on social mobility has shone a light on the failure of traditional education to employment pathways for many young people.

Newcastle teen calls for peers to step outside their comfort zone

A young person from Newcastle has been helping to inform a new report released by Kings College London (KCL), commissioned by flagship youth programme, National Citizen Service (NCS).

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