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Keep your finger firmly on the pulse of Scotland’s youth work sector with our news, events & blogs library. You’ll get the top stories, best training opportunities and insightful comment from across the sector.

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Play your part in tackling mental health stigma in Scotland
See Me, Scotland’s programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination, is calling on the people of Scotland to get behind the See Us movement and create real change for the thousands of people who struggle with their mental health.
  • Topic:  Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  5 September, 2023
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Updated Youth Work Guide for Schools
An update from our Youth Work & Schools team, including a call out for information on the use of Pupil Equity Funding.
  • Topic:  Education, Skills & Employability
  • Date:  1 September, 2023
15 Years of Impact: The CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund
CashBack for Communities’ Youth Work Fund has changed the lives of over 400,000 young people across Scotland since it began in 2008! Join us for a week of celebration this September.
  • Topic:  Funding
  • Date:  1 September, 2023
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Applications Open for Building Racial Literacy Programme
The programme aims to make every educator in Scotland racially literate, effective at dealing with racism and confident in leading anti-racism.
  • Topic:  Education, Skills & Employability, Training & Development
  • Date:  1 September, 2023
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Parks4Life Launch
greenspace scotland has announced  the launch of Parks4Life: Scotland’s first ever fund for parks and greenspaces, with a goal to raise one million pounds by the end of 2023 to help support Scotland’s parks with a sustainable fund for the future.
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability
  • Date:  1 September, 2023
Recruitment now open for NHS 24's Youth Forum
NHS 24 is committed to involving people from different backgrounds and with different experiences, in the design, development and improvement of its services. 
  • Topic:  Health & Wellbeing, Rights, Participation & Volunteering
  • Date:  30 August, 2023
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Children's Services Reform Research Group
Scottish Government has asked CELCIS to carry out research to understand what is needed for children, young people and families to get the support they need when they need it.
  • Topic:  Policy & Influencing
  • Date:  30 August, 2023
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New course launched to build intergenerational practice skills
“I am so glad I came across this course! It has been so helpful and motivated me even more to persist and strive to bring the generations together.” (Student)
  • Topic:  Training & Development
  • Date:  30 August, 2023
Green Jobs For Nature Survey
NatureScot is partnering with the Chartered Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and others on a Project called ‘Green Jobs for Nature’.
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability
  • Date:  30 August, 2023
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New equity network for children and young people taking action on school costs
Cost of the School Day Voice is a new network of children and young people taking action on school costs and having their say on poverty and education policy.
  • Topic:  Education, Skills & Employability
  • Date:  30 August, 2023
A collage of young people being creative. Image 1 is of people dancing in a studio in front of a mirror. Inage 2 is young people throwing a rainbow parachute in the air. Image 3 is a young person singing and playing the guitar in a recording studio.
Million Boost for Youth Arts
Scotland's vibrant youth arts and youth work community has received almost £1 million in funding through the new Youth Arts Open Fund
  • Topic:  Arts, Culture & Leisure, Education, Skills & Employability
  • Date:  30 August, 2023
Survey on UK-German Youth Exchanges – Have your say!
Calling youth workers and young people aged between 16 and 26 in the UK. Want to have your voice heard on the future of UK-German youth exchanges? Have your say now!
  • Topic:  Active Youth Work, International
  • Date:  28 August, 2023

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