This strategy underwent significant co-production with 1000s of young people and youth workers to contribute towards a meaningful legacy to the year of young people 2018.
Youth work has a significant impact on improving the life chances of Scotland’s young people. This is why the National Youth Work Strategy (2014-2019) developed jointly by YouthLink Scotland, the Scottish Government and Education Scotland, sets out to improve outcomes for young people through youth work.
The five ambitions of the Strategy were:
The National Youth Work Strategy Interim Report was published, taking stock of progress against the five ambitions. A set of eight priorities were agreed by the National Youth Work Strategy Stakeholder Reference Group, including celebrating young people and youth workers in the Year of Young People 2018, rights and participation, health and wellbeing, workforce development, attainment and inequality, measuring impact, strategic and local planning, strategy evaluation and future plans.
The upcoming National Youth Work Strategy (2023-2028) currently sits with Scottish Government awaiting publication.
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