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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.

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Youth Work Skills Framework launched to boost development of young people

PUBLISHED: Wed, 02 Dec 2020

Map and track the key skills that young people can develop through participation in youth work in Scotland.

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YouthLink Scotland calls for reform of Scottish education

PUBLISHED: Wed, 20 Jan 2021

YouthLink Scotland calls for a move away from a primarily exam-focused model, to build an education system that works for all young people.

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Digital youth work resources

PUBLISHED: Wed, 06 Jan 2021

If you haven’t already, check out all our resources on digital youth work. We're here to help you during this difficult period by providing guidance on how to move your youth work offer online.

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Guidance updated to include permitted use of detached youth work

PUBLISHED: Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Download the latest guidance on the delivery of youth work services in Scotland

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LGBT History Month

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 Jan 2021

A celebration and an opportunity to reflect on progress made and challenges yet to overcome. The theme for February 2021 is Unsung. Find out what's happening and how to get involved.

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Health inequalities statistics released

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 Jan 2021

The gap in health outcomes between the most deprived and least deprived areas of Scotland is reported for a variety of indicators in absolute and relative terms.

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National dance company raising attainment in primary schools one dance step at a time

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 Jan 2021

YDance have revealed the official findings of their innovative four-year primary education programme focusing on interdisciplinary learning and closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

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Support for students in hardship

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 Jan 2021

Students experiencing hardship as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) will be supported by £20 million of Scottish Government funding.

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#SaferInternetDay is around the corner! 🔎 On 9 February,@safeinternetdayy will explore reliability online - how do…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t

7:25PM - 26 Jan 2021

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Sea Cadets recently published a multi-generational impact study which includes some great examples of both the long… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

3:16PM - 26 Jan 2021

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🌍 Exciting opportunity for young people (16+) to volunteer to contribute to this year's UN Climate Change Conferen…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L

11:53AM - 26 Jan 2021

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Funding

Funding

Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund 2020-2021

Creative Scotland’s 'Nurturing Talent – Time to Shine Fund' aims to support young people aged 11 to 25 in the creative arts. Deadline: 14 March 2021.

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The Tech for Good 2021 ‘Build’ programme

This programme supports not-for-profit organisations to define, test and develop user-centred digital solutions that meet a social need or challenge. Deadline: 12 February 2021.

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Vacancies

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Submit a vacancy

PUBLISHED: Mon, 06 Mar 2017

Interested in advertising a youth work job vacancy with us? Get in touch! All vacancies are included in our Youth Work Briefing, seen by thousands of youth workers every fortnight.

Edinburgh Young Carers

Young Carer Development Worker

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Mon, 18 Jan 2021
CLOSING: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 12:00

Edinburgh Young Carers is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified applicant to join its Drug and Alcohol Support Service in developing and providing high quality support to young carers.

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