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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

News

National Youth Work Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Nominations are now closed for this year's National Youth Work Awards. A BIG thank you to everyone who has nominated!

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News

Take action to #KeepErasmusPlus

PUBLISHED: Thu, 04 Jan 2018

Organisations from across the UK join together to save a vital European funding programme which has benefited over half a million people from the UK in the last 30 years.

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Consultations

Consultation

Review of the Gender Recognition Act 2004

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Thu, 01 Mar 2018

This consultation seeks views on whether and how the Gender Recognition Act 2004 should be amended in relation to the law in Scotland.

Consultation

Empowering Schools: A consultation on the provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Tue, 30 Jan 2018

A consultation on this bill to introduce radical reforms to the education system has opened.

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Latest news

News

SAMH survey shows lack of mental health training for teachers

PUBLISHED: Thu, 18 Jan 2018

SAMH, on the announcement of its findings of a major new study is calling on the Scottish Government to mark the Year of Young People by creating a programme to train all school staff in mental health

News

Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads

PUBLISHED: Thu, 18 Jan 2018

Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food snacks, according to a report by Cancer Research UK.

News

No Knives, Better Lives Youth Workshop – Don’t be a bystander

PUBLISHED: Wed, 17 Jan 2018

No Knives, Better Lives are hosting an event specifically for young people and accompanying youth workers on Saturday 24 February.

Blog

What a visit to Srebrenica taught me about prejudice

PUBLISHED: Tue, 16 Jan 2018

As we get ready to launch our new Action on Prejudice project, our chair the Very Rev Dr Lorna Hood OBE reflects on what she's learned about discrimination and hatred from visiting Srebrenica.

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Twitter

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We’re talking all things #scotswummin at @VisitScotland’s #YOYP2018 Parliamentary reception tonight! Look out for T… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

7:04PM - 17 Jan 2018

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Do you use Facebook for your youth group? An important read on what changes to its Newsfeed mean for you 👇twitter.com/ThirdForceNews…b

9:24AM - 17 Jan 2018

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2:42PM - 16 Jan 2018

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Funding

Funding

Future Routes Fund

Funding is available to individuals aged 11 to 26 to run events and projects during the Year of Young People 2018 to promote Scotland's nature and wildlife. Deadline: 15 February 2018.

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CashBack for Creativity Open Fund

PUBLISHED: Tue, 28 Nov 2017

In partnership with Creative Scotland, we're investing £250,000 in community-based arts programmes for young people. Deadline for applications: Monday 22 January 2018.

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Vacancies

Information

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.

Impact Arts (Projects) Ltd

Children and Young People Programme Manager

LOCATION: Glasgow
POSTED: Mon, 15 Jan 2018
CLOSING: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00

A key role within Impact Arts’ structure which reflects the significant focus put on their work with young people and their growing portfolio of work for children.

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