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We still need to be making much more noise about youth work

Something that youth work has never been very good at is shouting, loud and proud, about its achievements.  Schools do it endlessly, other voluntary sector organisations do it and businesses certainly do it, but in many youth provisions there seems … Continue reading

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Youth Work in Education, The Report.

I spoke a while ago about youth work in schools and since then have been progressively more engaged with the concept of youth work in secondary schools. Today sees the launch of the National Youth Agency’s final report for the … Continue reading

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Youth Work in Schools, is it the way forward?

In the past there has been a tendency for people to pitch youth work and schooling against each other in an attempt to say one is better than the other, a way of thinking that quite frankly infuriates me. One … Continue reading

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Attention youth workers! Radical change is coming – look busy

You may have seen a couple of really interesting pieces in CYP Now this week, which relate to some of the challenges of modernisation in youth work that I outlined in my last blog for this site. The first reported … Continue reading

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It’s time for youth workers to make some NOISE!

Something that youth work has never been very good at is shouting, loud and proud, about its achievements.  Schools do it endlessly, other voluntary sector organisations do it and businesses certainly do it, but in many youth provisions there seems … Continue reading

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