Network of Regional Youth Work Units England blog

A Network of Regional Youth Work Units, in England, collaborating across regions to promote good youth work and young people’s voices.

The Trump Card

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at Donald Trump and the executive orders signed that threaten public harmony around the world. In January, just … Continue reading

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Training Youth Workers for the Future

In this week’s blog, Gill Millar explores what potential changes to youth work qualifications could look like and looks forward to a new youth policy announcement. After a year when … Continue reading

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Leon Mexter – a champion of youth work practice

We are so shocked and sad that our friend and colleague Leon Mexter died suddenly last week. All our thoughts and very best wishes are with his family and his … Continue reading

October 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

On Youth Training and Provision

In this week’s blog, Patrick Ambrose reflects on his youth work training and explores the differences and similarities in youth provision since then. I realised this week that it is … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reasons to be cheerful (2016)

In this week’s blog (and the last of 2016), Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East reflects on the last 12 months and asks are there reasons to be cheerful … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Youth Policy and Young People

In this week’s blog, Charlee Bewsher from Youth Work Unit – Yorkshire & Humber tackles youth policy, the importance of youth work, and exploring the role young people can have … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Training youth workers for the future

In this week’s blog, Gill Millar looks at youth work qualifications and the future of youth work training. In a year when most of the news has been pretty dreadful, one … Continue reading

December 2, 2016 · Leave a comment