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News and Information

This section of the website contains news and information relating to the youth work sector in Scotland. 

The briefing is distributed every second Tuesday.

Please contact the news desk with events, announcements, appointments and other information that would be of interest to our readers.

Youth Work Briefing

This section contains the latest bulletin of news, media reports, events, training, publications and job vacancies from YouthLink Scotland.

YouthLink News

This section contains the current news from YouthLink Scotland and is used to keep the sector informed of new opportunities, developments, events and training.

Sector News

This section is used to inform the youth work sector of current news and information which will help them deliver and improve opportunities for young people.


This section links to our calendar of events, training and seminars. Many of the items in this calendar are organised by external organisations but are of interest or benefit to our readers.

The calendar of network meetings has been produced to support and encourage members to participate in the various network opportunities run throughout the year.

Other Publicatons

The Link Magazine

The Link Magazine is published by YouthLink Scotland three times per year. Use the link in the Latest Link Magazine box to access the latest Link and find out more about this publication.

Social Media

You can keep up to date with all the latest news and developments from the youth work sector by 'liking' YouthLink Scotland on Facebook and by following our @YouthLinkScot Twitter feed.

Journal of Youth Work

Journal of Youth Work Research and Postive Practices in Work with Young People. This periodical is jointly published by Strathclyde University and YouthLink Scotland and is only available online.

News Desk

The next Youth Work Briefing will be sent out on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

All articles should be submitted by email to Susan Symington who collates and edits the Briefing.

Journal of Youth Work

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