YRN Keynote by Viv

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YRN Keynote by Viv

  1. 1. MAKING THE POINT <ul><li>Viv McKee </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Policy and Development </li></ul><ul><li>The National Youth Agency </li></ul>Getting it right for young people
  2. 2. SOME DATES <ul><li>1992 UNCRC ARTICLE 12 applies to UK </li></ul><ul><li>2001 Learning to Listen </li></ul><ul><li>2005 First Children’s Commissioner </li></ul><ul><li>2006 Children and Young People’s Plans </li></ul><ul><li>2006 Community Call for Action </li></ul>
  3. 3. SOME LEGISLATION <ul><li>In exercising their functions under this section a local education authority must:- </li></ul><ul><li>Take steps to ascertain the views of qualifying young persons in the authority’s area about:- </li></ul><ul><li>positive leisure-time activities, and facilities for such activities, in the authority’s area </li></ul><ul><li>the need for any additional such activities and facilities; and </li></ul><ul><li>access to such activities and facilities; and </li></ul><ul><li>secure that the views of qualifying young persons in the authority’s area are taken into account </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Inspections Act 2006 </li></ul>
  4. 4. SOME OPPORTUNITIES <ul><li>Youth Opportunity and Capital Funds (2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Young people and decisions (2010 onwards) </li></ul>
  5. 5. THINGS TO TALK ABOUT <ul><li>14-19 </li></ul><ul><li>Sufficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour – anti-social and otherwise </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Place </li></ul><ul><li>etc </li></ul>
  6. 7. THE NYA <ul><li>Connexions Charter to Cutting the Cake </li></ul><ul><li>Youth action (1994) </li></ul><ul><li>Ruckus (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>In the Know (2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Summit (2007) </li></ul>
  7. 8. WHAT IT CAN LOOK LIKE <ul><li>The Children’s Research Centre: OU </li></ul><ul><li>The Centre for Social Action: DMU </li></ul><ul><li>A national report card </li></ul>
  8. 9. “ Anyone over thirty is a stranger to the now”. Margaret Mead
  9. 10. THANK YOU

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