Key Policy Publications
Our policy team is in constant conversation with the sector to respond to its needs through the ongoing publication of policy documents, position papers and reports.
Scottish Policy Context & YPQI
Report of the Youth Programme Quality Intervention (YPQI) pilot, giving an overview of the policy and practice context for youth work in Scotland.
Food Insecurity & Learning Loss Evaluation Pilot
The pilot demonstrates youth work’s contribution to preventing learning loss by maintaining young people’s skills, motivation and engagement with education in holiday periods.
Youth Work & Curriculum for Excellence
YouthLink Scotland's response to the OECD review of Scotland’s Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) and the opportunity to consider how it is being designed, implemented and experienced by learners.
Youth Work: Closing the poverty related attainment gap during the pandemic
An overview of youth work's role in supporting young people's attainment during the pandemic, highlighting the importance of youth work in a whole-system approach to this challenge going forward.
Youth Work Manifesto 2021
YouthLink Scotland's manifesto for the 2021 Scottish parliamentary elections, as agreed upon by the sector.