Value of Youth Workers in Schools

Posted on January 28, 2014 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Secondary, 16-19s,

Article talking about the growth of provision in schools from voluntary agencies. The article talks about a National Youth Agency (NYA) report which notes the promotion of young people's social and personal development as a result of youth workers in schools.

"It has been shown to improve attendance and behaviour and to promote academic achievement by engaging and motivating young people, who develop entirely different, more relaxed and less formal relationships with youth workers than they may do with their teachers."

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