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Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme

The 2019/20 Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme is open for applications! New strand this year: Youth Arts Explorer Grant.

NYCI urges almost 700,000 young people to get out and vote on Friday

Youth Council urges almost 700,000 young people to get out and vote on Friday 578,104 Irish Citizens aged 18-29 entitled to vote in local and European […]

Irish Girl Guides awarded Gold Health Quality Mark

Irish Girl Guides awarded Gold Health Quality Mark   – National Youth Council of Ireland award recognises high standard of health promotion –   Irish Girl […]

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TRAINING & EVENTS

Drama Techniques in Youth Work Settings

This tailored workshop is designed to address your needs as a facilitator by adding a range of drama processes to your youth work toolkit! It provides practical tips to ensure success and aims to enhance your creative ability, artistic skills and confidence when working with young people.

Transforming Hate in Youth Work Settings

This course is delivered by a team of Trainers who worked with the National Youth Council of Ireland, in partnership with 4 European organisations- Peace Institute (Finland), Ljubljana Pride (Slovenia), Interfaith Scotland (UK), Hamoment (Portugal) on an innovative Erasmus+ funded project exploring how to transform hate in youth work settings.

8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work

Youth organisations can find it difficult to report on their inclusive youth work practice: “What should it look like?”; “Have we done enough?”; “Have we fallen short in some areas?”; “How do we do inclusion work in the context of other demands?”; “What are the key things we need to know to meet the key needs of minority and marginalised young people?”

CAMPAIGNS

NYCI in partnership with our member organisations and the wider youth work sector is running the “Youth Work Changes Lives” campaign from 2017-2019 to highlight the positive contribution of youth work to young people, local communities and Irish society as a whole

VOTE AT 16

NYCI believes that young people should have a greater say in decisions and actions that affect them and their community. We have been campaigning for Government to extend the right to vote to 16 and 17 year olds for local, national and European elections.

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TWITTER

Congratulations to this bunch of wonderfuls who have just completed the final module of the @MaynoothUni Certificate in ‘Project Management in Youth Mobility’ designed & delivered by @Leargas #ErasmusPlus #youthwork #feelinginspired

Our Director, @OisinCoghlan, reflects on what the projected #LE19 and #EP2019 results means for climate activism and climate policy in Ireland: “Climate change is finally a doorstep issue. Now we have to take it from the doorstep to the statute book @LeoVaradkar @RichardbrutonTD”

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NYCI complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland

NYCI supports Sustainable Development Goals

NYCI Supports Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice

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