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Efforts to Tackle Britain’s Epidemic of Poor Mental Health Should Focus on Lower-qualified Young People
A new report from the Resolution Foundation exploring the relationship between the mental health and work outcomes of young people.
  • Topic:  Education, Skills & Employability, Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  27 February, 2024
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School Leaver Attainment and Destinations
Statistics have been released recently on the destinations and attainment of 2022-23 leavers from Scotland’s publicly funded schools.
  • Topic:  Education, Skills & Employability
  • Date:  27 February, 2024
The Eric Liddell 100 - Free Resources
Nearly 100 years on from Eric Liddell’s Olympic Gold Medal win in 1924, The Eric Liddell Community has launched brand-new education resources designed with young people in mind.
  • Topic:  Culture & Leisure
  • Date:  27 February, 2024
SSC Summer Camps - An Inclusive Space Where Everyone is Welcome
Find out more about SSC - a small, volunteer-led youth work charity that predominantly runs summer camps from their campsite in Perthshire where they've been running events for the young people of Scotland for over 100 years. Bookings now open for 2024!
  • Topic:  Outdoor Learning
  • Date:  22 February, 2024
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EmBody to EmPower
A new resource created by a group of young women aged 16-30 living across Scotland about accessing healthcare, facilitated by The Young Women’s Movement.
  • Topic:  Equality, Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  22 February, 2024
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My Journey
Created by care experienced young people in The Highlands, in collaboration with Aberlour Children’s Charity, Barnardo's, Highland Council and The Promise Scotland, this journal aims to empower care-experienced young people in Scotland.
  • Topic:  Care
  • Date:  20 February, 2024
National Hospital Based Youth Worker Forum Scotland
A survey for youth workers engaged with children and/ or young people in statutory health settings.
  • Topic:  Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  20 February, 2024
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YouthVIP project launches brand new website
The project between YouthLink Scotland, Young Scot and Volunteering Matters now has its own dedicated website, packed with resources, information and ideas for young people looking to get into volunteering in Scotland.
  • Topic:  Rights, Participation & Volunteering
  • Date:  18 February, 2024
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Young Women Know National Champions
Do you know a self-identifying woman aged 16–18 who would like to support the design and delivery of the national Young Women Know campaign? The deadline for applying is 6th March.
  • Topic:  Equality, Health & Wellbeing
  • Date:  15 February, 2024
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From Minibus Breakdowns to Breakthroughs
Check out Ryan McKay's (Citadel Youth Centre) blog on the insights from the YouthLink Scotland Digital Youth Work Conference 2024.
  • Topic:  Digital Youth Work
  • Date:  14 February, 2024
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National Summary Report for the Scottish Attainment Challenge
Education Scotland has published its latest National Summary Report which provides key messages about the impact of the ongoing Scottish Attainment Challenge (SAC).
  • Topic:  Learning for Sustainability
  • Date:  13 February, 2024
Download our guides to support your submission to CLD Review
Use our two resources to support young people and youth workers to respond to the CLD Review.
  • Topic:  Policy & Influencing
  • Date:  13 February, 2024

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