NYA Aiming High Workshop ‘Empowerment- A Regional Perspective’ Michael Evans Civic Engagement Director Changemakers
Changemakers and Aiming Higher <ul><li>Themes and Principles for reform: </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment –  Access — Quality...
Regional Perspective <ul><li>Long history of youth led in NE </li></ul><ul><li>Strong partnerships and collaborative worki...
Challenges and Opportunities <ul><li>Involving the 3 rd  sector in LA delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding genuine partici...
Changemakers Young Person Led Continuum Adult Led Shared  Leadership Young  Person  Led Natural Collaboration
Decision Making Power CHILD ADULT The gradual and empowering process Natural Collaboration Young Person Led Shared Leaders...
What’s the model? (Point X) Progression Routes (Point Y) Point Z Transition Phase to increased learning & progression oppo...
email:  [email_address] Tel: 0191 2267330 Mobile: 07870 265015 www.changemakers.org.uk
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Newcastle Workshop 2 Michael Evans

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A presentation given at one of the National Youth Agency's regional events on the Governments new ten yearyouth strategy, called "Aiming High".















For more information visit www.nya.org.uk/tenyearstrategy

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Newcastle Workshop 2 Michael Evans

  1. 1. NYA Aiming High Workshop ‘Empowerment- A Regional Perspective’ Michael Evans Civic Engagement Director Changemakers
  2. 2. Changemakers and Aiming Higher <ul><li>Themes and Principles for reform: </li></ul><ul><li>Empowerment – Access — Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Governments 3 core for Public Service reform: </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive Universalism-Prevention-Rights & Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Changemakers Advised Policy on: </li></ul><ul><li>Youth led- Through Youth Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Local empowerment & decision making via Young Advocates in Cabinet Office and GO’s </li></ul><ul><li>YOF delivery commissioned by Children’s Trusts & LA’s </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Inter-generational work and projects supporting the Transition to Adulthood </li></ul>
  3. 3. Regional Perspective <ul><li>Long history of youth led in NE </li></ul><ul><li>Strong partnerships and collaborative working between LA’s and third sector </li></ul><ul><li>Participation well established and good practice already happening in the region, e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>- Keyfund </li></ul><ul><li>- Investing in Children Durham </li></ul><ul><li>- Children’s Commissioners </li></ul><ul><li>- Neighbourhood Youth Projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. Challenges and Opportunities <ul><li>Involving the 3 rd sector in LA delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding genuine participation with structures that are youth led </li></ul><ul><li>Young people engaged that are not the ‘usual suspects’ </li></ul><ul><li>How the integrated youth offer will relate to Aiming High in practice? </li></ul><ul><li>Current C&YP services marginalising youth work </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to get youth work central to services though it needs to be matched with workforce investment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Changemakers Young Person Led Continuum Adult Led Shared Leadership Young Person Led Natural Collaboration
  6. 6. Decision Making Power CHILD ADULT The gradual and empowering process Natural Collaboration Young Person Led Shared Leadership Adult Led
  7. 7. What’s the model? (Point X) Progression Routes (Point Y) Point Z Transition Phase to increased learning & progression opportunities <ul><li>* PROGRESSION ROUTES OPTIONS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: </li></ul><ul><li>-Larger Y FUND Projects & Y Capital Projects </li></ul><ul><li>- As Youth Board members </li></ul><ul><li>- CM Young Advocates </li></ul><ul><li>- Youth Forums/Youth participation </li></ul><ul><li>Accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering </li></ul><ul><li>- Local Youth provision </li></ul>Grass roots entry-level youth led activity
  8. 8. email: [email_address] Tel: 0191 2267330 Mobile: 07870 265015 www.changemakers.org.uk
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