Big Issues

Big Issues

12 March 2008

Big Issues give you a quick, easy way to find articles on important topics. New articles are added regularly to many of the sections, so do check back if you are following a particular issue.

Positive Images Awards

Positive Images Awards

CYP Nows annual Positive Images Awards recognise work that combats the negative portrayal of young people in the media. For an entry form for this years awards click here...

 
The Children's Plan

The Children's Plan

The governments ten-year Childrens Plan was published at the end of last year. Here we follow its progress so far, from initial reactions to the proposals through to the early...

 
Youth crime prevention

Youth crime prevention

Investing in work that diverts at risk young people from crime before they become serious offenders has clear financial and social benefits. But opinion is divided on who is best...

 
The future of Connexions

The future of Connexions

Funding for youth advice and guidance services in England moves from Connexions partnerships to local authorities from April. Here we look at some of the issues, and some examples of...

 
Care Matters

Care Matters

Improving opportunities for children and young people who grow up in care is a high priority for the Labour Government. Here we follow the development of policy on the issue, from the...