Applications are now open for the NYCI Specialist Certificate in Youth Health Promotion 2015/2016 run in conjunction with NUI Galway.
Key Benefits of this Qualification
NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
In a presentation today to the Joint Oireachtas Health and Children Committee on the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) broadly welcomed the legislation, while outlining some concerns and measures which need to be strengthened and clarified as the bill goes through the legislative process.
NYCI’s Child Protection Programme is now inviting applications for the 2015/2016 Certificate in Child Protection and Welfare which is accredited by Maynooth University.
The course will run over fifteen days (five three day blocks) starting in September 2015 and ending in May 2016.
Please find the course information brochure and application below.
The Irish Times HealthPlus supplement published an excellent piece on the NYCI Health Quality Mark (HQM) today. It features the work of Gold HQM awardees Sligo community training centre (CTC) and Swan Youth Service, Dublin.
To read the article see the Irish Times website here >>
Calls for Government to step up implementation of Youth Guarantee
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today issued a reminder that at 20.3%* youth unemployment is still far too high.
New figures released today (04.03.15) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the number of those aged under 25 signing on the Live Register in February 2015 was 48,524. This represents a decrease of 765 compared to the January 2015 figure of 49,289.