The pandemic has thrown into sharp relief the diversity of needs, challenges and education opportunities with young people. The four pillars of the new Schools White Paper to level up education for all (28 March 2022) address teacher development, improving curriculum standards, parental engagement and uniformity of school hours. Yet key to its success will … Continued

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NYA was delighted to work with the Commonwealth Secretariat in delivering four virtual training sessions to youth workers from St Kitts and Nevis.  These sessions provided the youth workers with the opportunity to discuss relevant themes and develop skills for their teaching practices.  The workshops explored topics of safety in a group, Covid-19, celebrations, endings, … Continued

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Following the success of the Bursary Funding launched by the NYA in November 2019, which has so far offered 650 youth work training bursaries (Levels 2 & 3), the NYA is delighted to announce that an additional 547 bursaries are now available for 2022/23.  The bursaries, which have been made possible by £790,000 of Government funding, will continue to widen access and secure youth work training for … Continued

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NYA are excited to announce the appointment of three new Trustees.  We welcome Amma Anderson, Daniel Chery and Ali Pickering to the Board. Barbara Bradley, NYA Chair of Trustees commented, “We are delighted to be welcoming three new trustees to the NYA Board.  Our new trustees bring a wealth of personal, professional and youth work … Continued

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NYA is delighted to announce that Kinetic has been award the Advanced Level NYA Quality Mark.  The NYA Quality Mark recognises high quality youth work through benchmarked standards  and indicators based on the National Occupational Standards.  The Award is a celebration and acknowledgment of how organisations demonstrate they achieve high standards of quality assessed against … Continued

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Supported by the National Youth Agency (NYA), the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal has set up a central site for youth workers, youth groups and sector organisations to donate funding raised to support humanitarian aid for the people affected by the conflict in Ukraine. Youth projects and young people are invited to raise funds to support the Red Cross’ response in Ukraine and neighbouring countries. … Continued

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Youth work is universal, no matter where in the world, or the circumstances, youth work is transformational. Ukraine is a sovereign free-spirited nation fighting for democracy and the rights of its citizens. Youth work must unite to support our colleagues to support young people in Ukraine as they seek to support in horrific times.   Our … Continued

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