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Youth work changes lives

YouthLink Scotland is the national agency for youth work, representing more than 100 youth work organisations across Scotland.

We champion the role and value of the youth work sector, challenging government at national and local levels to invest in your development.

Events

Training

No Knives Better Lives Practitioner Training

START: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:00
END: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 12:00

A two hour training session that will equip practitioners with the knowledge and groupwork tools to deliver sessions to young people designed to prevent knife carrying.

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Training

What’s STEM got to do with it? The role of community learning and development

START: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:30
END: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 15:30

Education Scotland invites you to this free event which will focus on the role that CLD practitioners can play in helping to inspire young people and adults in STEM learning.

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YouthLink Scotland News

Information

National Youth Work Awards

PUBLISHED: Wed, 10 Oct 2018

Nominations for the National Youth Work Awards 2019 are now closed. A BIG thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate this year. This year's awards ceremony will take place on 13 March 2019.

News

The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland

PUBLISHED: Tue, 20 Nov 2018

YouthLink Scotland along with, University of Edinburgh and Plymouth MARJON University have published a research report exploring The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland.

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Latest news

News

Erasmus+ Transnational Cooperation Activities (TCA)

PUBLISHED: Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Funded opportunities to attend international seminars, training courses, study visits and network activities in the field of youth work, networking activities, education and training.

News

Improving educational outcomes for children and young people from travelling cultures

PUBLISHED: Wed, 12 Dec 2018

This publication is to provide guidance on supporting Traveller children and young people and their families to engage in education so as to improve their life outcomes.

News

The Social Mobility Barometer - People aged 18 to 24 are the most pessimistic in the UK

PUBLISHED: Tue, 11 Dec 2018

Nearly half of people say that where you end up in society is largely determined by who your parents are – compared with a third who say that everyone has a fair chance.

News

Resolve to help young people stay smoke-free in 2019 - simple steps for education and employability services #befreeachievemore

PUBLISHED: Tue, 11 Dec 2018

ASH Scotland are encouraging all local education and employability settings to prepare their premises using free posters and resources in preparation for young adults in the New Year.

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Twitter

YouthLink Scotland

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@YouthLinkScot

It's #ChristmasJumperDay today! Any excuse to get festive here in the YouthLink Scotland offices 🎅🎄- who else is sptwitter.com/i/web/status/1…3z

9:34AM - 14 Dec 2018

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@YouthLinkScot

Do you know a young person aged 16-18 who would like to gain valuable experience? Take a look at these #volunteer o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:11AM - 14 Dec 2018

YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland
@YouthLinkScot

Erasmus+ Transnational Cooperation Activities have a whole host of fantastic events planned for 2019! From Training… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

8:17AM - 14 Dec 2018

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Funding

Funding

CashBack for Creativity Open Fund 2019-2020

CashBack for Creativity aims to tackle inequalities in the arts among Scotland's most disadvantaged young people. Deadline: 25 January 2019.

Funding

BBC Children in Need Main Grants

BBC Children in Need's focus is firmly on those children and young people who are experiencing disadvantage.

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Vacancies

The Prince's Trust

Prince's Trust Executives - Scotland

LOCATION: Various offices will be considered
POSTED: Wed, 28 Nov 2018
CLOSING: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:00

As a Prince’s Trust Executive you will engage and build quality relationships with young people, volunteers and partners.

YouthBorders

Chief Officer

LOCATION: Based at Langlee Complex, Galashiels, representing the whole of the Scottish Borders.
POSTED: Mon, 10 Dec 2018
CLOSING: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:00

To lead YouthBorders to enable it to become a best practice and innovative membership organisation, supporting and promoting good quality youth work and empowering young people to be resilient.

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