In Depth


Youth work summer schemes: making the most of summer

Ten top tips for delivering effective youth work schemes during the summer months.


Youth minister calls for innovation over the 'easy option' of cuts

Minister for civil society Rob Wilson tells CYP Now that local authorities are "set in their ways" and have been too quick to cut youth provision instead of developing the evidence base to support service investment.


Youth work sessions: E-safety activities

These activities will help young people to recognise the potential risks as well as the benefits of making friends and communicating online.


Children's leaders gather to tackle major issues at ADCS conference

The Association of Directors of Children's Services annual conference heard about government plans for adoption reforms, improvements to children's mental health services, social work training and funding challenges.

Youth work

Youth Work: 'Open-access youth work principles must be instilled into all services'

Increasing the contribution of volunteers and forming partnerships with other sector providers are two measures councils must develop if they are to make future youth provision available to all, says a leading academic.