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.

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

A Future at Risk: Is This It for Youth Services?

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East examines UNISON’S latest report on youth services and explores how charity and voluntary organisations can support young people who may … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Me, You, and the EU

On Friday 24 June it was announced that 52% of people in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. There are some core groups who are left feeling frustrated … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The EU Referendum: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at the EU referendum, young people’s voice, and the ramifications that the verdict could have on the youth … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Adapt or Die”

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East explores devolution, cuts to powers and local authority, the role of communities’ voice, and how the voluntary sector can … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Time Is Right for a National Youth Trust

In this week’s blog, Leon Mexter from Youth Focus: North East expands on his positively received Establishing a National Youth Trust blog and includes further details such as who could … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Establishing a National Youth Trust

In this week’s blog, Youth Focus: North East Chief Executive, Leon Mexter, looks at different leadership models in the youth sector and states the case for a National Youth Trust. We … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 3 Comments