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NYCI STEAM Report on Final Evaluation Survey

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STEAM in Youth Work Support Services. Report on a final evaluation survey 2021 This independent report by Sinéad Begley & Associates highlights the successes of NYCI’s […]

Mapping Youth Arts Provision in Youth Work Settings in Ireland

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NYCI commissioned University College Cork to carry out this independent mapping of youth arts provision in youth work settings in Ireland. The research report outlines: What the nature and […]

Youth Work Changes Lives Showcase 2019: ‘Capturing what is important to Young People’

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The ‘NYCI Youth Work Changes Lives Showcase’ took place on Wednesday 19th June 2019, at the Round Room, Mansion House, Dublin. The showcase provided an opportunity […]

North South Education and Training Standards Committee for Youth Work Progress Report

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This report sets out to capture the progress made on the key objectives of the North South Education and Training Standards Committee (NSETS) throughout the period […]

SUMMARY Review of the youth work sector response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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In June 2020 NYCI commissioned an independent review of the youth work sector response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This document provides an infographic overview of the […]

Review of the youth work sector response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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In June 2020 NYCI commissioned an independent review of the youth work sector response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The research examined the following: How has the […]

Consent and the Youth Sector – What do we know? Executive Summary

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A Needs Assessment of Workers and Volunteers in the Youth Sector

Space and Participation for All – Report Draft

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This report was compiled from the initial findings from an evaluation of the Young Voices – EU Youth Dialogue process in Ireland to accompany a presentation […]

NYCI Pre-Budget Submission 2021: Providing The Pathway

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The NYCI Pre-Budget 2021 submission details costed recommendations for investment in youth work services and policies to meet the needs of young people and support them […]

Creating Opportunities for Youth

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This report details the findings of EU Youth Dialogue consultations conducted with young people in Ireland. Consultations took place between March and October 2019.

Final Report: Citizenship in a Digital Era – International Training Course for Youth Workers

The main aim of this training Hosted by the National Youth Council of Ireland and supported by Leargas was to equip youth workers from Europe with the tools to increase the levels of media literacy amongst the young people that they work with and support them to be responsible digital citizens.

Youth Work in Rural Ireland: A Qualitative Research Study Exploring the Provision of Youth Work in a Rural Context

This research explores the nature and scope of youth work provision in rural Ireland. Although the focus of this study is to capture the experience of youth work provision from the perspective of the youth workers, young people were also consulted as part of this study about their views and experiences of living in rural parts of Ireland and of engaging in youth work.

Budget 2020: Post-Budget Analysis “Brexit Budget not a good deal for Youth Sector”

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In the NYCI Pre-Budget 2020 submission, we called on Government to give young people and the youth sector a fair share in Budget 2020. In relation […]

Submission to Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. on Youth Work Funding Levels 2005-2019

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Funding for youth work services from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) declined significantly between 2008 and 2014, while there has been some recovery […]

NYCI Pre-Budget Submission – Budget 2020

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The NYCI Pre-Budget 2020 submission details costed recommendations for investment in youth work services and voluntary youth organisations, employment, education and social protection supports, and measures […]

STEM in Youth Work Maker Project: Final Report

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The final learning report from the NYCI TechSpace STEM in Youth Work Maker Project highlights that including STEM in youth work enhances it in unique ways. […]

Report on Structured Dialogue Consultations with Young People in Ireland – Full Version

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Youth in Europe: What Next? Structured Dialogue Cycle VI – Consultation Phase Full report

Nyci Pre-budget Submission – Budget 2019

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Ireland’s youth population is set to rise to just over one million young people by 2025 making Ireland the only European country with a growing youth […]

Youth In Europe What Next Sd Cycle Vi Consultation Report Summary

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Youth in Europe: What Next? Structured Dialogue Cycle VI – Consultation Phase Summary report

50 Voices From 50 Years: An Oral History Of Nyci

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The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), the umbrella body for youth work organisations, celebrated 50 years in existence in 2017. From small beginnings in 1967 […]

Make Minority A Priority – Complete Research Report

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This qualitative study explores the perspectives and experiences of 50 young minority ethnic people aged 15 to 24 years who have grown up in Ireland. The […]

Make Minority A Priority – Summary Report

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This qualitative study explores the perspectives and experiences of 50 young minority ethnic people aged 15 to 24 years who have grown up in Ireland. The […]

Submission To The Joint Oireachtas Committee On Foreign Affairs And Trade – Review Of Irish Aid Programme

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Review of Irish Aid Programme: Read the Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Defence  made by the National Youth Council […]

Nyci Post-budget 2018 Analysis

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Budget 2018 was limited and modest in scope and ambition. From the perspective of young people it did little to address long youth unemployment, youth homelessness, […]