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Resource Library

We are continuing to build a comprehensive library of toolkits, lesson plans, publications, professional frameworks, case studies and guidance to help you improve your youth work practice. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Let us know.


Resource Type
Thematic Area
The Link Sector Magazine
The Link - 2016 - Expo
An overview of the value of youth work to young people and society at large.
Training/Toolkits/Session Plans
Template for Evaluation Planning - National Youth Work Outcomes and Skills Framework
A template to support evaluation planning using the National Youth Work Outcomes and Skills Framework.
The Scottish Attainment Challenge Framework for Recovering and Accelerating Progress
Scottish Government Guidance for Schools and Local Authorities as they plan and evaluate their impact in relation to the Scottish Attainment Challenge
Case Studies & Good Practice, Publications & Research
YouthLink Scotland - Food Insecurity and Learning Loss Pilot
Evaluation report
Training/Toolkits/Session Plans
Scotland's Equity Toolkit
Information signposting practitioners to what can be done to support equity in education and address the poverty related attainment gap throughout the learner journey
Policy & Consultations
National Discussion on Education - YouthLink Scotland Next Steps
Policy & Consultations
YouthLink Scotland Response - interim purpose and principles for post-school education, research and skills
A response to the Scottish Government's interim report on the purpose and principles of post-school education, research and skills
Policy & Consultations
YouthLink Scotland Response to the Independent Review of Qualifications and Assessment (Phase 3)
YouthLink Scotland recommendations in response to Phase 3 report on Independent Review on the Future of Qualifications and Assessment by Professor Louise Hayward
Case Studies & Good Practice
Alternative Pathway Case Study
Case study of a collaboration between Working 4U and the West Dunbartonshire Youth Work Team
Case Studies & Good Practice
Pathfinder South Lanarkshire
Case Studies & Good Practice
Evolve Programme Renfrewshire
Case study of Evolve programme in Renfrewshire
Case Studies & Good Practice
Kirkintilloch High School Case Study
Case study of youth work and school partnership at Kirkintilloch High School