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.

Review of the draft National Occupational Standards for Youth Work | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

An online consultation is NOW OPEN in order to review the draft National Occupational Standards for Youth Work The review if open until 12 noon on 22nd February 2019.  .. Read on.

National Youth Agency Launches new Research Hub for Youth Work | Friday, November 02, 2018

The NYA has launched a new 'Research Hub' aimed at improving youth work understanding and practice development through research collaborations. The Association is pleased to be working i .. Read on.

Reflections from the Transformative Youth Work International Conference (4-6th Sept. 2018) | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Professional Association was pleased to support the convening of the ‘Transformative Youth Work International Conference: Developing and Communicating Impact’  .. Read on.

Interim Report of the Youth Violence Commission | Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Steve Drowley, from the Association's Secretariat, reports from attending Parliament for the 'The Interim Report of the Youth Violence Commission' The interim report was published in th .. Read on.

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.

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.

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.

Ambition Conference 2016: Supporting Young People’s Health, Wellbeing & Relationships | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Steph Green, Association Director, reports from her experience of attending the Ambition UK Annual Conference in Milton Keynes held 7th-8th November, 2016: "English local authority and v .. Read on.
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