Covid-19: Support for the youth work sector
We are in constant conversation with the Youth Work Covid-19 Recovery Group to produce a series of resources to aid the youth work sector's recovery throughout the pandemic.
This site contains official Scottish Government guidance, frequently asked questions, toolkits, publications support to help the youth work sector navigate the challenges posed by Covid-19.
Guiding principles to support the safe delivery of youth work
This advice is to support youth work leaders to continue to make local-level risk assessed decisions and actions regarding delivery of face-to-face youth work. Updated April 2022.
Universities, Colleges and CLD Providers
Advice on COVID-19 transmission risk-reduction mitigations to support universities, colleges and Community Learning and Development (CLD) providers.
Frequently Asked Questions
We've answered your questions relating to the delivery of youth work under the current Covid-19 restrictions.
Covid-19 Education Recovery: Youth work – A Guide for Schools
This update provides additional information on opportunities for schools to collaborate with youth work in the COVID-19 Recovery Phase.
Detatched Youth Work Guidelines
These guidelines provide a structure for refreshing & revisiting detached and outreach youth work in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Youth Work and Employability
Our position paper outlines the integral relationship between youth work and employability going forward.
Outdoor Education - Fit for the Future
Guidance commissioned by Scottish Government and developed by the Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education, in partnership with YouthLink Scotland and others.
Outdoor Learning and Education Recovery
This update provides information on opportunities to collaborate with outdoor learning organisations in the COVID-19 recovery phase.
Digital & Online Youth Work
Tools and resources to help youth workers implement online service delivery.
Resources for the youth work sector to help manage the mental health of young people affected by COVID-19.