Children England, in collaboration with Partnership for Young London and the Race Equality Foundation, are delighted to be working with London Councils to support the children, young people and families voluntary and community sector across the region.
Engage London is offering training to CVS organisations in the following key areas:
Our latest resources are below:
This report contains a guide to all the key figures, facts and data around the problems that young people face in the United Kingdom.
It covers the topics of: General Population, Health, Employment, Housing, Crime, Education, Participation, Poverty and Equalities.
Drawn from official figures, such as the Office of National Statistics, and independent research by community and voluntary organisations, the report tries to provides an up to date guide on data sources for young people.
Please click here for Young People Count 2015
Please click here for the London Info graphic sheet 2015
This report provides a fascinating insight into the attitudes and experiences of the voluntary and community sector in dealing with social investment. Based on a survey undertaken between December 2014 and January 2015 which was distributed to around 1500 voluntary and community sector organisations registered with Engage London. Download the report here
Our other past publications include: Centre Gauge – An Assessment of Voluntary and Community Sector Runs Children’s Centres in London and Future Models for Youth – 18 Months On.
For briefing sheets on equalities please go the website for the Race Equality Foundation and download resources on a variety of key issues including; gender and ethnicity in volunteering, children in a caring role, violence prevention and maternity among others. For further details please click here.
For details of the Pubic Sector Equalities Duties and what it means for children and young people please click here
School Daze – A resource to help the voluntary and community sector engage more effectively with schools. This contains school’s policy information, planning tools and tips on how to link your services with the Ofsted criteria for schools.
Leadership – This resource offers some thought provoking leadership theories and tools to support voluntary and community sector leaders in delivering services for children, young people and families.
Business Planning – A resource which provides a range of business planning ideas and tools for the children, young people and families voluntary and community sector.
Safeguarding for Trustees – Everyone’s Business is a guide for trustees in the children, young people and families voluntary sector on their safeguarding responsibilities.
A Guide to Social Investment – This guide by Big Society Capital gives an overview of the social investment options available to the voluntary and community sector.
Voluntary sector perspectives on child safeguarding in London
A resource to support the voluntary and community sector to engage with schools, produced by Engage London.
Data on young people in the UK including health, housing, crime and education.
A collection of data sources about young people