In Depth

Advocate for youth rights: James Kenrick, chief executive, Youth Access

Derren Hayes meets James Kenrick, chief executive of Youth Access.

Training youth sector leaders

Graduate of first youth leadership programme explains how taking part boosted her practice and skills.

Cadets: A youth work force to be reckoned with?

The government has pumped £50m into expanding cadet units in schools. Tom de Castella assesses the youth work contribution of cadet groups and asks if they are value for money.

Is new youth legislation needed?

The IYW plans to get youth work on to a "statutory footing" to create a more "equitable" relationship with the government, but is that necessary when legislation already requires councils to secure provision?

Exploring Peer Mentoring as a Form of Innovative Practice with Young People at Risk of Child Sexual Exploitation

Little is known about the use of peer-led approaches as a response to child sexual exploitation (CSE). This small qualitative study aimed to gain an insight into young people's views and experiences of peer mentoring.