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Young people unite us

Every young person has potential. No matter the choices they have made in the past, or the present, they have the potential to become leaders and role models in our society. Sometimes they just need a helping hand to get there.   Events like Creative Collisions are an opportunity to pause and remember this. During…

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Working together to effect change

We live in such a fast changing world, one where many of the things we took for granted just five years ago have changed beyond recognition. We are seeing many diverse responses to this change among young people, from those who are abandoning mainstream media and traditional values, to those who are embracing a hyper-connected…

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Life After NCS

At NCS, we’re passionate about giving young people the skills and resources to gain some amazing opportunities once they graduate from the programme. We asked our grads Dan, Jess and Max what they’ve been up to – read about how NCS has helped them take on new opportunities.   For Dan, NCS has pushed him…

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What’s the future of youth work?

The need for youth work skills is everywhere says National Youth Agency director of programmes Amanda Fearn.   The employment landscape for youth workers is undergoing considerable change. Just a few years ago the majority of youth and community work graduates found employment in a council run youth service. But with the huge reductions in…

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