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Youth work changes lives

Events

Seminar

Climate Action and the Role of Youth Work

START: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 10:00
END: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 16:00

We are pleased to announce our next policy seminar will take place on “Earth Day”, Wednesday 22 April 2020. The theme for this policy seminar is Climate Action and the Role of Youth Work!

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Training

Talking Prejudice - Glasgow

START: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:30
END: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:00

An event for youth workers and other practitioners working in diverse communities to hear from other professionals about the tools and services available to address hate crime and prejudice.

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YouthLink Scotland News

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National Youth Work Awards 2020

PUBLISHED: Mon, 17 Feb 2020

Find out about this year's finalists, book your place at the National Youth Work Awards Dinner in Glasgow on 12 March and much more...

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News

Impact of Community-Based Universal Youth Work in Dumfries & Galloway

PUBLISHED: Tue, 11 Feb 2020

This report details the finding of a research study in Dumfries and Galloway. The study explored the impact of community-based universal youth work on young people who participated in these services.

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Latest news

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School leaver destinations and personal skills development: Consultation analysis

PUBLISHED: Wed, 19 Feb 2020

Analysis of consultation on the proposal to record all school leavers undertaking personal skills development as being in a positive destination in a new category in school leaver destination statisti

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MSPs launch inquiry into employment opportunities for minority ethnic communities in Scotland

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Feb 2020

The lack of progress by public authorities in tackling higher levels of unemployment and in-work poverty among ethnic minority communities will be the subject of a new inquiry by a Holyrood Committee.

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Young carers do £12,000 of unpaid work every year

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Feb 2020

New research by Action for Children shows young carers spend on average 25 hours a week caring for loved ones – the equivalent of over £12,000 a year on a part-time carer’s wage.

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Supervision in Education – Healthier Schools For All

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Barnardo’s Scotland calls for better emotional and mental health support for Education professionals.

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Twitter

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♻️ @GroundworkYouth’s Green Leaders programme helps 16 – 20 year-olds develop their ideas for community green space… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

6:23PM - 19 Feb 2020

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💻 Get involved in#CyberScotWeek20200 by signing up for one of the amazing CyberFirst Trailblazers events! This ha…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7

10:31AM - 19 Feb 2020

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Sign up for this free @AoP_Scotland event for youth workers and other practitioners working in diverse communities… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

10:26AM - 19 Feb 2020

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Funding

Funding

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund 2020-21

We welcome proposals for the delivery of targeted youth work activity programmes that provide a range of activities for young people between the ages of 10-24. Deadline: 20 March 2020.

Funding

People’s Postcode Trust

The Trust provides funding under the themes 'Promoting human rights, combatting discrimination and preventing poverty'. Deadline: 24 March 2020.

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Vacancies

YouthLink Scotland

Youth Work and Schools Partnerships Development Officer

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Thu, 30 Jan 2020
CLOSING: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:00

YouthLink Scotland is looking to appoint a Youth Work and Schools Development Officer to help strengthen collaboration between youth work and schools, as part of the Scottish Attainment Challenge.

Scottish Youth Parliament

Participation and Training Officer

LOCATION: Edinburgh
POSTED: Tue, 04 Feb 2020
CLOSING: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00

The successful candidate will deliver the participation and training work of the Scottish Youth Parliament and the Elections 2019.

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