News from the Association

Welcome to our News page. We post regular News updates on Association activity, the work of our members and sector associates. Click on any Headline for the full news article and you can subscribe to this news page using the link in the right hand column.

APPG enquiry into youth work | Monday, June 11, 2018

The National Youth Agency (NYA) is supporting the All Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Affairs (APPG) to lead a full national inquiry into youth work. The APPG Members of Parliament are inviti .. Read on.

Guest Blog: Reflections from the Policy and Practice Seminar Series | Friday, May 04, 2018

I attended a Policy and Practice Seminar, the first of a series of nine national events funded by the Association of Lecturers in Youth and Community Work. The seminar was hosted by the University .. Read on.

Join our Spring 'Policy and Practice Seminar' Series | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Professional Association of Lecturers in Youth and Community Work is funding a series of FREE* national, collaborative 'Policy and Practice' seminars around the UK. The aim of these seminars i .. Read on.

The Labour Party Indicate a Manifesto Pledge towards a 'Satutory Youth Service' | Friday, February 23, 2018

Labour's shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, has pledged a commitment to making youth services statutory in the party's manifesto for the next general election. In a video address (https: .. Read on.

Local Government Association sets out a vision for Youth Services | Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Local Government Association has unveiled its new long-term vision for youth services. 13 views The LGA has pledged to  .. Read on.

The Association contributes to the Parliamentary Youth Violence Commission | Friday, November 03, 2017

A member of our Secretariat, Steve Drowley, was invited to participate in the Parliamentary Youth Violence Commission to provide a view from a youth and community work perspective ‘across the regi .. Read on.

Resources and Presentations Now Available from our Annual Conference at the University of Hull | Monday, August 07, 2017

The Association was hosted by the University of Hull for the 2017 annual conference in the year Hull is celebrating its status as the UK City of Culture. The City is curating four s .. Read on.

Youth Sector 'Open Letter' to Main Political Parties | Friday, May 05, 2017

The Association's Chair, Alastair Scott-McKinley is one of 51 youth sector officers who have signed the following open letter addressing all the main political parties, urging them to make a firm  .. Read on.

DCMS Engage in Regional 'Youth Policy Consultations' | Thursday, April 06, 2017

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are engaged in ‘Youth Policy Statement Consultations’ throughout March and April 2017 at Venues across English Regions. In follow .. Read on.

Final Call for Abstracts for the Association's Annual Conference, 'Expressions of Freedom', at University of Hull from 5-7 July 2017 | Friday, March 24, 2017

There is an open call for papers and workshops as contributions to our Annual Conference. Abstracts of maximum 400 words are invited using the expressions of interest form (download via this link  .. Read on.
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