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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

Help us celebrate youth work and the youth workers who make a difference in the lives of young people every year. Nominations are now open!

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Will you help us #KeepErasmusPlus?

PUBLISHED: Wed, 06 Dec 2017

Organisations from across the UK have launched #KeepErasmusPlus, a national campaign to save a vital European funding programme which has benefited 600,000 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

Children are experiencing gambling without understanding the consequences, says Gambling Commission

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 Dec 2017

This report explores the gambling behaviours of young people aged between 11-16 years old in England, Scotland and Wales.

News

Mapping of financial capability provision for children & young people

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 Dec 2017

Can you help build a full and up-to-date picture of financial capability/financial education provision for children and young people in the UK?

News

Behaviour in Scottish Schools Research 2016

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 Dec 2017

This research explored staff, pupils’ and parents’ experiences of relationships and behaviour in publicly-funded mainstream schools.

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National Improvement Framework for Scottish Education - 2017 Evidence Report

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 Dec 2017

This report brings together information on pupils’ achievement, attainment and health and wellbeing from a range of existing data sources.

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More than 80% of EVS volunteers feel that it helped them to identify opportunities for their professional future. N… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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This is a really great thread about some of the challenges facing Scotland’s young people and youth work - and all… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

6:48PM - 12 Dec 2017

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Funding

News

CashBack for Communities: Youth Work Fund

PUBLISHED: Thu, 02 Nov 2017

We're now accepting applications for the latest round of the CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund, for projects delivered between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

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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

Young Scot

2018 Year of Young People Volunteer Officer

LOCATION:
POSTED: Wed, 29 Nov 2017
CLOSING: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:00

This role will support the YOYP Project Manager to deliver key elements of the Year of Young People co-design programme, specifically the 2018 Ambassador Programme.

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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.

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