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Institute for Youth Work Launches this Autumn

Building on many years of discussion and following an NYA led consultation supported by the sector in 2011, the Institute for Youth Work will launch in September 2013.

HRH Prince of Wales launches campaign for youth social action

Today HRH the Prince of Wales met party leaders, business and faith leaders to urge them to stimulate more opportunities for youth social action in a bid to support the growing interest from initiatives such as the UK Youth Parliament, which is one o…

National Citizen Service - Opportunity for 16/17 Year Olds

National Citizen Service (NCS) is for all 16/17 year olds in England and has two main aims: to build the skills and confidence of the young people participating and to introduce the idea of social action and how they can effect a change and address…

UK Young Ambassadors - Have Your Say On Youth Employment

The UK Young Ambassadors are looking for your opinions on youth employment. Make sure the UK youth voice is heard!.

Save The Children - Fundraising Week

At Save the Children every year they have an internal fundraising week to allow their staff to fully engage in fundraising.

Youth groups struggle to win support from businesses

Youth groups need to promote themselves better if they want to secure support from businesses, an evaluation of the United Futures scheme has suggested.

MP backs young apprentices' youth Budget

A Labour MP is to challenge the Chancellor’s plans for unemployed young people, after young apprentices issue their Budget plan.

Secretary of State Michael Gove MP answers National Scrutiny Group’s questions

Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove MP, attended the National Scrutiny Group in person on Monday (25th February) to answer young people's questions about DFE youth policy.

ADCS warns Education Services Grant 'unlikely to be sufficient'

Councils could struggle to fund support for vulnerable pupils when the government's new Education Services Grant is introduced, the Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS) has warned.

Council launches drive to recruit 'resilience foster carers' for troubled teenagers

Former police and prison officers are being urged to become “resilience foster carers” offering homes to the most challenging looked-after teenagers, as part of a Staffordshire County Council campaign.

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British Youth CouncilChildren's Rights Alliance for EnglandKIDSNational Council for Voluntary Youth ServicesNational Youth AgencyNCB