We’re delighted to have been selected by the government to deliver phase 2 of the Youth Investment Fund (YIF) along with our partners Social Investment Business, The Key Fund and Resonance, to create, expand and improve youth facilities and services in England to drive positive outcomes for young people. The £368 million fund aims to … Continued

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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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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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The first ever youth sector census has been launched.  As the national body for youth work in England, NYA has a formal role to support the whole youth sector. We want to hear from all organisations, community groups, youth services and local authorities who deliver youth services or out of school activities in England.  The census … 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**

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