Publications

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Being Seen, Being Heard: promoting emotional wellbeing for children and young people

This document sets out research and recommendations for a school-based approach to promote emotional wellbeing amongst children and young people in Buckinghamshire. It focuses on supporting schools and local agencies to promote mental health interventions to boost mental wellbeing of children and young people and reduce the likelihood of poor mental health outcomes.

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UpRising: for future leaders

July 2012

“UpRising gives you the incredible opportunity to do amazing things at a very young age.” – Emmanuel, UpRising Alumnus. UpRising: for future leaders from The Young Foundation on Vimeo. The Young Foundation started the UpRising Leadership Programme as a way to open pathways to leadership for talented young adults from diverse backgrounds in the UK.... Find out more

Framework of outcomes for young people

Young people are living, learning and negotiating transitions to adulthood and independence in an increasingly complex and challenging world, in which they face greater levels of choice and opportunity, but also unprecedented uncertainty and risk. This calls for empowered, resilient young people, who play an active role in navigating these paths. Supporting the development of... Find out more

Developing skills for life and work: Accelerating social and emotional learning across South Australia

Recent years have seen significant shifts in the world of work, with the focus moving away from industry, towards innovation and the ‘knowledge economy’. At the same time, the global economic slowdown has meant fewer labour market opportunities, particularly for young people. Consequently, young people today enter a world of unparalleled uncertainty and risk, with... Find out more

Growing interest? Mapping the market for social finance in the youth sector

The 11,000 organisations that comprise the voluntary and community youth sector (VCYS) are under unprecedented pressure. This report considers the potential for social finance to not only address under-capitalisation, but also to grow the capacity and entrepreneurialism of the sector. Findings are based on a survey of nearly 100 leaders in youth sector charities and... Find out more