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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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Generational disadvantage: Youth Work’s part in its downfall

At the end of March I left my post as Director of Workforce Development at the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS). It was a hugely instructive three years, giving me much insight into youth work, the time to … Continue reading

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Central Government support for the youth service is needed now more than ever

I’ve written before about my concerns of an increasingly fragmented youth sector. Local authorities, under growing central pressure to save money, are ‘casually’ slicing through their youth service funding. Even before Gove’s comments of the 23rd January, addressed in this … Continue reading

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