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September 17, 2010

Consultation on Youth Employment 2010

  Monday April 12 2010 The outcomes from the NYCI consultation on Youth Employment highlight the difficulties currently facing young people accessing the labour market in […]
September 17, 2010

Youth Council opposed to youth unemployment payment cuts

November 30th 2009 The National Youth Council of Ireland is opposed to proposals to cut jobseekers allowance for young people under 25 because it is a […]
September 17, 2010

Youth Unemployment

Young people under 25 years of age have been badly hit by the recession. As of June 2010 there are 91,646 young people on the Live […]
September 17, 2010

Alcohol advertising needs to be restricted to protect young people

Profits from alcohol advertising should take a back seat to the health of youth The National Youth Council of Ireland are launching a unique report tomorrow […]
September 17, 2010

Democracy and Participation

NYCI Policy Proposals NYCI calls on Government to bring forward a referendum to extend voting rights to young people aged 16 and 17 in Dáil and […]
September 17, 2010

‘One size fits’ all approach to education a major factor in early school leaving

May 25th 2010 The ‘one size fits all’ instruction and assessment approach in Ireland’s current school system is fundamentally wrong, does not facilitate many young people […]
September 16, 2010

Standpoints: Attitudes of Young People & Youth Workers to to Development and Global Justice Issues

On Thursday, April 29th at 5.45pm the National Youth Council of Ireland will launch new research exploring the attitudes and awareness of young people and adults involved in youth work towards development and global justice issues in the Emmaus Centre, Swords.

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September 16, 2010

Youth Work Act 2001

In December 2001, The Youth Work Act became Law. It confers certain responsibilities onto the Minister for Education and Science, namely to develop and co-ordinate youth […]
September 16, 2010

What is youth work?

Youth work has been enhancing the lives of young people and adults in Ireland for more than 100 years. It was given formal statutory recognition in […]
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