The NYA are delighted to have signed up for an NWG gold membership account and as part of this account we can offer 1,000 youth workers all the benefits of membership at no cost to themselves. The NWG Exploitation Response Unit is the only child exploitation network working across voluntary/statutory agencies tackling child sexual exploitation. The gold … Continued

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Findings from the national census of youth provision in England, reveal the large disparity in the amount and type of provision available to young people depending on where they live.  The data suggests that there is twice as much youth provision in the most affluent areas as opposed to the most deprived areas, alongside 50% … Continued

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NYA is delighted to announce that the new Level 6 Degree Youth Work Apprenticeship has been approved and will be launching soon.  NYA led the Trailblazer group, chaired by Carol Stone, working with training providers, youth workers, local authorities and the voluntary sector to write and develop this new Level 6 Degree Youth Work Apprenticeship standard.  This new qualification will continue building the infrastructure of the Youth Work workforce, creating new routes into the profession, and developing a new pool of qualified candidates who will continue to grow and evolve youth … Continued

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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 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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COVID-19 Readiness Level

Readiness Level

Y

What does this mean?

** From 2nd December 2021 we can confirm that the youth sector moves to YELLOW in the readiness framework**

**From 20th January 2022, face coverings are no longer compulsory in the youth sector for any ages, in any setting. Masks can, of course, still be worn by choice and all practice should remain Covid secure.**

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