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NCS provider issues school segregation warning

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

23 March 2017

Segregation in English schools is an ongoing issue, with more than 40 per cent of schools contributing to the problem, a study by a major National Citizen Service provider has found.

London mayor Sadiq Khan must challenge the capital's councils to set out clear plans on how they will support young people, a charity has said, amid ongoing concerns over cuts to youth services.

Labour pushes for action on NCS 'failings'

By Neil Puffett |

14 March 2017

The government must act to address concerns about the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme in the wake of a critical report by MPs that calls its future into question and the news that a provider has gone bust, Labour has said.

A major review into volunteering among young people is to be chaired by a former chief executive of a FTSE 100 company, youth minister Rob Wilson has announced.

MPs question future of NCS amid concerns over cost

By Neil Puffett |

14 March 2017

The National Citizen Service (NCS) initiative "may no longer be justifiable" if it is unable to cut its costs while meeting targets for increasing the number of participants, MPs have concluded.

One of the regional providers of the government's flagship National Citizen Service programme has gone bust, CYP Now has learned.

Young people across the UK are set to consult their peers on how to tackle terrorism and prevent young people becoming radicalised, as part of a £1.3m European Union scheme.

NCS programmes may lose money, research suggests

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

09 March 2017

The government's flagship National Citizen Service (NCS) initiative may have lost money on both its spring and summer programmes, independent research has found.

Council sets aside £7m for new youth zone

By Neil Puffett |

06 March 2017

A council has set aside a total of £7.2m to build a new youth zone for young people aged eight to 19.

Volunteer school mentor numbers top 1,300

By Gabriella Jozwiak |

06 March 2017

More than 1,300 volunteer mentors are now working in schools across England as part of efforts to boost careers education, it has emerged.

 

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