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Youth Work Recovery

As we continue to navigate our way through the global pandemic, we're here to help you ensure young people continue to get the support they deserve. Check out our Youth Work Guidance Hub and Frequently Asked Questions pages below for more information.

News

News

National Youth Work Conference 2021: Our Climate Emergency – Youth Work’s Role for People and Planet

PUBLISHED: Fri, 10 Sep 2021

This year's conference will be all about exploring the power of learning for sustainability through youth work. Check out our conference brochure with all the information and book your place now!

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50 days to save the planet: young people unite ahead of COP26 summit

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Sep 2021

50 young climate activists from across Scotland have joined forces to create Scotland’s official COP26 Youth Climate Programme.

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YouthLink Scotland News

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YouthLink Scotland and COSLA call for safe access to indoor facilities for youth work

PUBLISHED: Tue, 14 Sep 2021

The two agencies have acknowledged ongoing challenges as we recover from Covid-19 and have called for collaborative, community-based efforts to reopen facilities for youth work.

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National Youth Work Strategy can only strengthen our increasingly adaptable sector

PUBLISHED: Wed, 15 Sep 2021

As the sector continues to adapt to the ever-changing post-Covid landscape, YouthLink Scotland CEO Tim Frew looks to the road ahead with an update on the National Youth Work Strategy.

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Ending Universal Credit uplift will disproportionately affect 918,000 young people in their housing, working and living experiences

PUBLISHED: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

YMCA research into government figures reveals the true extent of potential damage to some of the most vulnerable among the 918,000 young people currently claiming Universal Credit.

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Class of 2035

PUBLISHED: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

Children risk becoming increasingly disengaged from physical activity over the next decade unless more is done to champion the value of PE and school sport, especially among the most disadvantaged.

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Care experienced children have poorer health outcomes

PUBLISHED: Thu, 16 Sep 2021

Care experienced children in Scotland have poorer health and higher average rates of mortality when compared to children in the general population, according to a new study.

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National Youth Work Strategy can only strengthen our increasingly adaptable sector

PUBLISHED: Wed, 15 Sep 2021

As the sector continues to adapt to the ever-changing post-Covid landscape, YouthLink Scotland CEO Tim Frew looks to the road ahead with an update on the National Youth Work Strategy.

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We are delighted to now be joined by Miriam Teuma of Malta’s National Youth Agency @AgenzijaZghazagh, she is respon… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:47AM - 16 Sep 2021

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Which UNCRC Rights do you think are important to your youth work practice? Let us know your thoughts.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:45AM - 16 Sep 2021

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The incorporation of #UNCRCScotland says Juliet Harris @together_sacr should be a power tool for youth workers to s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

9:42AM - 16 Sep 2021

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Funding

Funding

Aviva Community Fund

The Aviva Community Fund offers funding to voluntary and community organisations for projects that will make a real difference to local communities. Round 2 open until 5 October 2021.

Funding

BBC Children in Need Small Grants

BBC Children in Need's focus is firmly on those children and young people who are experiencing disadvantage. Deadline: 6 October 2021.

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