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Introduction to New Guidance for Schools and Educational Settings

Introduction to New Guidance for Schools and Educational Settings From the 1st of September 2021 new guidance will take effect. This guidance has been published by the Department of Education for all School and Educational Settings in Northern Ireland. As Youth Services is deemed an Educational Setting in Legislation particular to the Coronavirus Act 2020, this guidance [...]

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Introduction to Residential Overnight Stay Guidance Updated Nov 2021

The Education Authority Youth Service continues to provide essential services to children and young people in line with its statutory obligations. A key element of this relates to residential overnight stays and international visits. Previously the Education Authority Youth Service provided guidance on these that outlined a progressive return to full provision in terms of [...]

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Kahn Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

Drug and Alcohol Curriculum Resource

This training will take place across three mornings and train Youth Practitioners' on the use of the curriculum within their youth groups. About this event ASCERT and Boys & Girls Clubs NI have been awarded EA regional development funding to develop Drug and Alcohol curriculum resources for the youth work sector. We have gained great [...]

TOKYO One Young World 2022

The One Young World Summit 23-26 May 2022, Tokyo The One Young World programme within EA is offering young people, aged between 20 and 25, the opportunity to attend the One Young World summit in May 2022 taking place in Tokyo. The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country [...]

Youth Restart Guidance Key Changes

From Monday the 2nd of August, youth services will operate under step 4 of the pathway to recovery as outlined in the Youth Restart Guidance. Key changes to the operation of services are outlined below;   °    Generic Provision can increase to 90% of the venue capacity °    Targeted provision can increase to group sizes [...]

The Department of Health is urging people to keep their allocated vaccination appointments.

The Department of Health is urging people to keep their allocated vaccination appointments. Rescheduled second Covid-19 vaccines have increased significantly, with over 1000 requests received in recent days. Patricia Donnelly, Head of the Northern Ireland Vaccine Programme, said: “I fully understand that we are all anxious to enjoy a more normal life including an opportunity [...]

Membership Brochure

Download The 2021 Brochure   Boys & Girls Clubs was founded in 1940 as an independent, voluntary association of six local youth clubs. Today, we are a regional voluntary youth organisation (RVYO), a registered charity and limited company with a membership of 120 local youth organisations. Our mission is to support the personal development and [...]