There is little or no co-ordinated provision in many rural areas to tackle inequalities and put young people at the heart of Covid-recovery. A new report, Overlooked: young people and rural youth services, makes clear there are vast gaps in local youth services. Hardest hit are the 2.2 million young people living in predominantly rural … Continued

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The NYA Youth Work Academy today unveiled a selection of 12 free virtual CPD courses. The new suite of support for youth workers is made possible by our funders and partners: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Youth Futures Foundation National Lottery Community Fund Paul Hamlyn Foundation UFI VocTech Trust The new catalogue of … Continued

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The National Youth Agency is delighted to announce the launch of a new digital hub, amplifi, specifically designed by young people, for young people. amplifi will help young people get the knowledge, skills and experience they need to turbo-charge forward to bright futures in learning and work.  amplifi is a unique offering as it is underpinned by youth work values, participative and relational … Continued

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NYA has been shortlisted in the category for charities with an income of £1million – £10million alongside seven other charities across all sectors. NYA Chief Executive Leigh Middleton said “we are delighted and taken aback to be shortlisted for the award and humbled to be listed amongst such illustrious charities. Throughout 2020 and 2021 the … Continued

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We are pleased to be able to offer for consultation and feedback the LEVEL 6 YOUTH WORK Degree Standard and End Point Assessment Documentation. This full standard is currently in assessment for approval process at the Institute for Apprenticeships. We welcome all feedback on this standard before 16th July 2021 to share with final Route Approval … Continued

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The Level 6 Youth Work Apprenticeship Standard is drawing close to it’s final steps. We have some information to share and an urgent request. As those of you have been involved in the development of this will know, this has been a challenging journey. But, we write with what we believe to be hopeful news … Continued

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Safeguarding young people and vulnerable adults is the most important duty of any youth worker or volunteer.   In response to reduced funding and resources within the sector, the national workforce has changed.  In turn, this has placed greater reliance upon volunteer youth workers.  The diminishing infrastructure support available to youth workers and volunteers, and the organisations they work with, means … Continued

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COVID-19 Readiness Level

Readiness Level

G

What does this mean?

** From 6th September 2021 we can confirm that the youth sector moves to GREEN in the readiness framework**

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