The National Youth Agency is delighted to launch a new Working with Young People – Media Literacy and Digital Youth Work course, as part of the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport’s (DCMS) Online Media Literacy Strategy.  NYA has received funding from DCMS to design a new module to upskill youth workers in media … Continued

Read more

NYA is delighted to announce that Hessle Road Network 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 … Continued

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Today, the government put another brick in the wall of a national youth offer, announcing £22m over the next 3 years to reduce the waiting list of non-military uniformed groups, extending the offer of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards to secondary schools, and top up funding for youth social action through the #iwill fund. This builds … Continued

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more
Skip to content