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NSPCC Encourages Parents And Carers To Get Digitally Aware With Free Online Workshops

NSPCC Encourages Parents And Carers To Get Digitally Aware With Free Online Workshops Raising a generation of children who have grown up in a digital world can be challenging for parents, it can be difficult to know where to begin when trying to navigate keeping them safe. This is especially true to life with new [...]

LRA publishes new employer guide to Hybrid Working

The LRA (Labour Relations Agency) has published new guidance: 'A Practical Guide to Hybrid Working' to help employers who wish to develop a blended approach to working at home/remotely and in the workplace.  Helpful and practical guidance for employers The LRA's newly released, 'A Practical Guide to Hybrid Working' document, provides employers with a wealth of information about the factors [...]

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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 [...]

Young Hearts & Minds Conference 2021

The Action Trauma team is excited to bring you our first-ever hybrid event: Young Hearts & Minds Conference 2021. This is a one-day conference running on both the 20th and 21st October 2021. Choose which day works best for you to attend. The conference will bring together a wealth of knowledge, experience, and research from [...]

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 [...]

The Taqaddam Project

Go to the end to see information about a UK pilot initiative targeted at 16-17 year olds The Taqaddam Project   Taqaddam is a Life Skills programme for young people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Taqaddam, Arabic for ‘moving forward’ supports young people to move forward with confidence into the future with [...]

Weir welcomes reopening of Sure Start and youth services

Weir welcomes reopening of Sure Start and youth services Date published: 25 March 2021 Education Minister Peter Weir has welcomed the phased return of Sure Start and youth services. The Executive has given approval for initial steps to be taken in resuming some early years programmes, including Sure Start, and youth services allowing the gradual re-opening [...]

Remote Learning to Continue Until March

Remote learning to continue until March - Weir Date published: 28 January 2021 Education Minister Peter Weir has said that schools will continue to provide remote learning until at least 5 March. Schools to continue remote learning until March This extends the previously announced reopening date by two weeks after the February half-term break. Special schools [...]

Youth Restart & Recent Executive Announcements-26 November 2020

Youth Restart & Recent Executive Announcements An update from Paul Deighan | Head of Regional Youth Services (Interim) With reference to recent announcements regarding restrictions by the Northern Ireland Executive in relation to Covid-19, I write to confirm that as part of these announcements Educational Settings are exempt. Guidance issued within the Youth Restart and New School Day […]