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By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Play pathfinders to receive £2m each

Fifteen local authorities will be selected as play pathfinders from April, each receiving £2m in capital funding, plus revenue cash,...

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By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

£10m boost for overseas exploits

A £10m scheme to get young people volunteering abroad has been launched with government backing.

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By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Six million pounds for positive role model scheme

  The government is to create a national leadership body to increase opportunities for young people in England.

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By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Over use of custody is ‘state-inflicted violence’

Children's rights groups and penal reformers have criticised England and Wales for holding too many young people in custody.

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By Masteracc / January 7, 2017

Third sector to pilot youth funding stream

Third sector organisations are increasing their work with disadvantaged young people after receiving government funding.

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YOUTH WORK

Youth Work
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Suffolk police sets up scheme to reward teenagers’ behaviour

Young people in Suffolk are to be rewarded by police…

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Youth Work
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

New youth work standards published

New occupational standards for youth work have been published after…

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Youth Work
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Youth service body expands its remit

Connexions chiefs could be represented by the Association of Principal…

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Youth Work
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Young filmmakers dispel media myths

The British Film Institute is running a youth film festival…

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Youth Work
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Scots launch national youth activity database

Scottish youth organisation Young Scot has launched a search engine…

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YOUTH JUSTICE

Youth Justice
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

MPs call for a ban on restraint inside secure training centres

Painful restraint methods used on children in custody should be…

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Youth Justice
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Support orders are not a ‘soft option’

Children’s Secretary Ed Balls has called for more individual support…

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Youth Justice
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Safety packs tackle mobile phone theft

Police and anti-crime organisations in Leicester have joined forces with…

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Youth Justice
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Youth prison must be shut to address discipline problems

A privately run youth prison should be shut down and…

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Youth Justice
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

YJB switches provider for advocacy services

The Youth Justice Board is changing the charities it commissions…

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ADVICE and GUIDANCE

Advice & Guidance
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Government announces minimum wage rises

The minimum wage for young people is to rise in…

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Advice & Guidance
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Diploma plans come under fire from teachers

Teachers have accused the government of meddling with the qualifications…

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Advice & Guidance
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Tracking system cuts youth unemployment

Tracking teenagers once they leave school has contributed to a…

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Advice & Guidance
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Review backs compulsory community service

A review of citizenship ordered by the Prime Minister has…

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SOCIAL CARE

Youth Social Care
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Nursing and midwifery regulator accused of incompetence

The body that regulates nurses and midwives has been described…

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Youth Social Care
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Campaigners welcome child poverty investment

Groups working with children and young people have broadly welcomed…

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Youth Social Care
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Charity demands overhaul of special needs education

The education system is failing children with special needs and…

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Youth Social Care
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Local authorities may lose control of special needs assessment

A group of experts is to examine whether distancing special…

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Youth Social Care
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Diplomas must remove children’s workforce stigma

The head of a leading children’s charity has said the…

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HEALTH

Health
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Drug treatment charity issues warning on alcohol prices

Alcohol and drug treatment charity Addaction has warned that the…

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Health
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Strategy fails to address inequalities in child health

Health inequalities between children from rich and poor backgrounds remain…

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Health
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Strategy fails to address inequalities in child health

Health inequalities between children from rich and poor backgrounds remain…

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Health
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Funding allows expansion of mental health helpline

Children’s mental health charity YoungMinds is extending its advice service…

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Health
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Tories would replace Sure Start outreach workers with health visitors

The Conservative Party has unveiled plans to recruit 4,200 health…

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Health
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Dance scheme to boost health of young people

Children and young people are to be encouraged to take…

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EDUCATION

Education
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Schools to be forced to follow admissions code

Legislation to force schools to follow admission procedures is to…

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Education
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Financial training scheme targets youth workers

The Financial Services Authority has launched the latest phase of…

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Education
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Union claims ‘cult of celebrity’ is ruining education

A teaching union has claimed celebrity culture is “perverting” children’s…

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Education
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Balls insists phonics must be used to teach reading

The Children’s Secretary Ed Balls has said he will amend…

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Education
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Seven billion pound investment backs school leaving age plans

Local authorities are to receive seven billion pounds to help…

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Education
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Scottish schools extend vocational options

Three schools in Edinburgh have received government funding to develop…

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Analysis: Substance misuse – Families at centre of drugs strategy

The government’s new 10-year strategy for combating drug use sets out a series of ambitious changes to services for families…
Child on a beach with father. Credit: Alex Deverill

Feature – Youth Work: The new face of St John

St John Ambulance has more than 26,000 members under 25. Yet despite being about 900 years old, it has only…
St John Ambulance member Louisa Saldanha. Credit: Peter Crane

Respect Theatre Project

A theatre scheme that raises awareness of the impact of antisocial behaviour.
The Respect Theatre Project

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Careers
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Mentoring Development Worker

£19,662 per annum

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Careers
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

The Parent Project Development Worker

£22,074 per annum

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Careers
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Part-time Youth Worker

(£19838) £8,266 pro rata

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Careers
By Masteracc / January 8, 2017

Youth Work Manager

£21,078 + competitive package

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Bridgend suicides point to social dislocation

Most of us are only too aware of the growing…

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Editorial: Role models’ foolishness is a sobering thought

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We must not alienate teenage parents

Although teenage pregnancy rates in Britain are falling in many…

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