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Youth Work & Schools Collaborative: Youth Awards and Personal Achievement
This event will explore how youth work, youth awards and schools can collaborate in the design and delivery of a curriculum that offers young people opportunities for personal learning and skills development.
  • Date:  11 September, 2024
  • Time:  15:00 - 17:00
  • Type:  Webinar
  • Organiser:  YouthLink Scotland
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Online
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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
This session will provide understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the impact of changes to legislation and what this means in practice.
  • Date:  11 September, 2024
  • Time:  16:00 - 17:00
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  Other
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Online
Embedding Children and Young People's Voices in Your Organisation
Understand the rationale and benefits of embedding children and young people’s voices.
  • Date:  12 September, 2024
  • Time:  10:00 - 11:30
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  Sector
  • Cost:  Paid
  • Location:  Online
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Members Network – Research Special
This will be an opportunity to meet and hear from members of the Scottish Youth Work Research Steering Group.
  • Date:  12 September, 2024
  • Time:  14:00 - 16:00
  • Type:  YouthLink Network Meetings
  • Organiser:  YouthLink Scotland
  • Cost:  Members only - free
  • Location:  Edinburgh
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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
This session will provide understanding of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the impact of changes to legislation and what this means in practice.
  • Date:  12 September, 2024
  • Time:  16:00 - 17:00
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  Other
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Online
Health Inequalities in Scotland: The State of the Nation
Holyrood’s inaugural Health Inequalities in Scotland: The State of the Nation summit will bring together Scotland’s leading public health voices from the public, private and third sectors to share innovation, make connections and explore the practical steps that can be taken to inspire change and turn the tide.   
  • Date:  17 September, 2024
  • Time:  10:00 - 16:30
  • Type:  Conference
  • Organiser:  Other
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Edinburgh
NKBL & SVRU - Regional Practitioner Day
Training and networking day for practitioners focused on youth violence prevention hosted by NKBL and Scottish Violence Reduction Unit.
  • Date:  19 September, 2024
  • Time:  10:00 - 15:30
  • Organiser:  YouthLink Scotland
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Aberdeen
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Building Resilience: Empowering Yourself and Supporting Young People
This training will introduce practical models, tools and strategies that can be used to support you to bounce back from challenges, manage pressure, navigate changes, and look ahead to the future.
  • Date:  24 September, 2024
  • Time:  14:00 - 16:00
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  Sector
  • Cost:  Paid
  • Location:  Online
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Smoking, Vaping, Mental Health and Wellbeing
Improve your knowledge and confidence when it comes to discussing tobacco, vaping and their impact on the mental health and wellbeing of young people?
  • Date:  24 September, 2024
  • Time:  18:00 - 20:00
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  Sector
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Online
Insight to Wellbeing: Practitioner Training
A Train the Trainer session for the NKBL 'Insight to Wellbeing' course. Aimed at practitioners who wish to train in the course to use when working with young people.
  • Date:  26 September, 2024
  • Time:  9:30 - 16:00
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  YouthLink Scotland
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Edinburgh
Quality Standards in Volunteering
This session is an opportunity to discuss what quality standards are available to support you and your volunteer programme.
  • Date:  26 September, 2024
  • Time:  14:00 - 16:00
  • Organiser:  Sector
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Online
Racial Literacy Training
Join us for this training which will introduce youth workers to the concept of racial literacy, look at how they can develop their practice to be more inclusive of black and minority ethnic young people, understand the impact of dominant identities and what the barriers to participation for young people are.
  • Date:  3 October, 2024
  • Time:  10:00 - 12:00
  • Type:  Training
  • Organiser:  YouthLink Scotland
  • Cost:  Free
  • Location:  Online

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