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 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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COVID-19 Readiness Level

Readiness Level


What does this mean?

** From 27th January 2022 we can confirm that the youth sector moves to GREEN in the readiness framework**

(Version 10)

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