News, Blogs and Events

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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Month of Military Child 2023
Children and young people from armed forces and veteran families can experience a unique life that is very different to that of their civilian peers.
  • Topic:  Equality, Health & Wellbeing, Training & Development
  • Date:  5 April, 2023
Participation Requests Survey
Shape how participation requests will work in the future by completing the consultation.
  • Date:  4 April, 2023
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Nextdoor Nature Pioneers Programme
Would you like to make your local area better for wildlife and people?
  • Date:  4 April, 2023
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“Being a young carer is not a choice; it's just what we do”
Carers Trust survey reveals devastating double whammy in Scotland of cost-of-living crisis and increasing intensity of caring responsibilities on children and young adults.
  • Date:  4 April, 2023
Observatory of Children's Human Rights Scotland
Children’s human rights: Mapping relevant research across Scotland
Are you currently undertaking research on children’s human rights in Scotland? Let the Observatory know by filling out this survey to be included in this new Research Network on children’s human rights!
  • Date:  4 April, 2023
Gen Z Muslims in the UK
Young, Optimistic and Devout - Gen Z Muslims in the UK
Muslims aged between 16 and 24 are buoyant about their economic and social futures, but Islamophobia is a persistent problem.
  • Date:  4 April, 2023
Children's Rights in Youth Work
Children’s Rights in Youth Work – Level 1 Introduction
This event is for youth work practitioners (paid and voluntary) who want an introductory overview to children’s rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
  • Topic:  Rights, Participation & Volunteering
  • Date:  4 April, 2023
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Work Experience Opportunity for S5 Students interested in STEM
In2scienceUK is running a free summer programme for S5 (or equivalent) students.
  • Date:  3 April, 2023
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Could you join the board as one of the Woodland Trust’s young trustees?
Do you have a passion for trees and woods? Are you able to understand financial information and think strategically? Then they want to hear from you.  
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability, Outdoor Learning
  • Date:  3 April, 2023
Disclosure Scotland
Your duty to refer to Disclosure Scotland
If your organisation has individuals who work with children and protected adults, you have a legal duty to report their harmful behaviour to Disclosure Scotland.
  • Date:  30 March, 2023
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Woodland Trust Youth Council
Aged 16-25 and passionate about woods, trees and the environment? Join Woodland Trust's first ever youth council and have your say on how we impact the health of the planet.
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability, Outdoor Learning
  • Date:  28 March, 2023
Policy Convention 2023
Policy Convention 2023 - Rally for youth work
Join us on Thursday 7 December for YouthLink Scotland’s Annual Online Policy Convention, “Rally for youth work”, as we discuss the right to critical education in times of political uncertainty.
  • Topic:  Policy & Influencing
  • Date:  27 March, 2023