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.

Youth Focus West Midlands unveils new website

Pushing low cost and open-source software and technology to its limits is not without its pitfalls, but stretching resources is a long established driver for those who work for young … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does youth work need an Institute?

This week, the Chief Executive Officer of Youth Focus West Midlands delves into the debate surrounding the establishment of an Institute for Youth Work… Does youth work need an Insitute? … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Resilience, change and adaptability

As I sit here contemplating this month’s blog, I am left wondering: where is youth work now? The speed of change has been incredibly rapid over the last 18 months … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Connecting Cultures

Young people and youth work need to be celebrated! That’s why every year since 1993 the National Youth Agency has coordinated National Youth Work Week to provide an opportunity for … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Shape of Youth Work in the West Midlands: A Profession at Risk or an Opportunity for Innovation?

This week sees the publication of the above research paper produced by Staffordshire University in collaboration with Youth Focus West Midlands. It appears to me that there is still much … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment