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Youth work reports

Our Future: A Review of Extending Entitlement

21/03/18
This report, undertaken by Margaret Jervis, MBE DL, and developed in the context of a review of Extending Entitlement, makes recommendations on a way forward for youth work in Wales.
 

Evaluation of the National Voluntary Youth Organisation Grant (NVYO)

21/03/18
The evaluation found that the NVYO grant has enabled organisations to grow, thus enabling them to engage with more young people all across Wales.
 

Review of the Impact of the Youth Work Strategy Support Grant

21/03/18
The review found that the criteria for the grant should be adjusted to fit with strategic priorities of a new Youth Work Strategy.
 

Evaluation of the Impact of the Welsh Government’s Annual Grant to the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS)

21/03/18
The evaluation found that CWVYS overall has had a positive impact on youth work in Wales in particular in supporting its members with advice and guidance as well as training opportunities.
 

Evaluation of the Impact of the Welsh Government’s Annual Grant to Education and Training Standards Wales (ETS)

21/03/18
The evaluation found that ETS (Wales) is fit for purpose and has an important role to play in contributing to the current National Youth Work Strategy 2014-18.
 

Review of the National Youth Work Strategy for Wales 2014-2018

21/03/18
The review found that the current National Youth Work Strategy for Wales 2014-2018, while evidencing the Welsh Government’s commitment to youth work and its development, was not as forward thinking as it could have been. A new strategy should be explicit about links to other strategies, highlightin ...
 

Recommendations on how the voluntary sector and local authorities can work together more effectively

19/10/16
The review found that organisations in the statutory and voluntary sectors need to develop a shared vision for what they need to achieve so they can work together to enhance the lives of young people.
 

Contribution of local authorities youth work provision to the Welsh language strategy

06/05/16
At a general level, the review found that the service does contribute to the strategy but wide variations exist in interpretation, emphasis and impact.
 

Evaluation of youth work in Schools

28/10/15
This evaluation found examples demonstrating that youth work in schools is successfully delivering a range of benefits for young people, schools and communities in Wales.