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.

National Citizen Service – value for money?

In this week’s blog, Gill Millar reflects on the news that the National Audit Office will study the value for money offered by the National Citizen Service (NCS) and explores … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Good education for all young people?

In this week’s blog, Gill Millar looks at the prospective changes to the education system and explores what the role of youth workers could look like as part of a … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

On Words and Meaning

In this week’s blog, Charlee Bewsher from Youth Work Unit – Yorkshire & Humber looks at the language of youth work and whether we need to be clearer on the … Continue reading

September 9, 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

Youth Policy Moves to Department of Culture, Media and Sport

In this week’s blog, Charlee Bewsher from Youth Work Unit – Yorkshire & Humber explores the move of Youth Policy to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport following Theresa … Continue reading

July 31, 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

Where Did All This Hate Come From?

[Editors Note: This blog post was written prior to the tragic death of Jo Cox MP. Our thoughts are with Jo’s family and friends.] In this week’s blog, Patrick Ambrose … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment