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Legislation and official policy documents

Arts Council Northern Ireland, Ambitions for the Arts: A Five Year Strategic Plan for the Arts in Northern Ireland 2013-2018, 2013 (last accessed 10/12/18).

(BNF/FSA/PHE/WG), Core Competences for Children and Young People Aged 5-16 Years: a Framework of Skills and Knowledge around Food, Diet and Physical Activity, 2016 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Cabinet Office, UK Government, New campaign to get more young people involved in social action, 2013 (last accessed 12/12/18).

Cabinet Office, UK Government, UK Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2016-18: Commitments from the Northern Ireland Executive, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Certificate of Personal Effectiveness: Level 3 Standards and Guidance, date unknown, (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Drugs Guidance for Schools in Northern Ireland, 2015 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Education for Employability, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, English: Key Stage 3 Non Statutory Guidance for English with Media Education, 2007 (last accessed 25/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Entitlement Framework for 14-19 year olds, (last accessed 18/12/18).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, GCE Specification in Digital Technology, 2016 (last accessed 25/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, GCSE Specification in Digital Technology, 2017 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, General Conditions of Recognition, 2017 (last accessed 23/01/19)).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Government and Politics - CCEA GCE Specification, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Guidance on Teaching, Learning and Assessment at Key Stage 4, 2013 (last accessed 24/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Learning for Life and Work - CCEA GCSE Specification, 2014? (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Learning for Life and Work: Employability, 2014 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Learning for Life and Work: Key Stage 3, 2014? (last accessed 18/12/18).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Learning for Life and Work: Key Stage 4, n.d. (last accessed 17/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Northern Ireland Curriculum, 2016 (last accessed 17/12/18).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Personal Development and Mutual Understanding, 2014? (last accessed 18/12/18).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Personal Development: Guidance for Key Stage 4, 2011 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Physical Education: Non-Statutory Guidance for Key Stage 4, 2008 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Relationships and Sexuality Education Guidance: an Update for Post-Primary Schools , 2015 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment,Technology and Design: Key Stage 3 Non Statutory Guidance for Technology and Design, 2007 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, The Statutory Curriculum at Key Stage 3: Rationale and Detail, 2007 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Cyberbullying Guidance, Childnet International (last accessed 25/01/19)

Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive, Concordat between the Voluntary Community Sector and the Northern Ireland Government, 2011 (last accessed 11/12/18).

Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive, Consultation on the Strategy for Culture and Arts 2016-2026: digest of consultation responses (last accessed 10/12/18)

Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive, Consultation on the Strategy for Culture & Arts 2016-2026: online survey response (last accessed 10/12/18)

Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive, Funding for the voluntary and community sector, date unknown, (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department for Communities, ‘Lifetime Opportunities’ Government’s anti-poverty and social inclusion strategy for Northern Ireland, 2010 (last accessed 11/12/18).

Department for Communities, Joint Forum (last accessed 11/12/18).

Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Executive, Access to Success: an integrated regional strategy for widening participation in higher education, 2012 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Executive, Further Education Means Success: the Northern Ireland Strategy for Further Education, 2016 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Executive, Generating our Success: The Northern Ireland Strategy for Youth Training, 2015 (last accessed 17/12/18)

Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Executive, Graduating to Success: a Higher Education Strategy for Northern Ireland, 2012 (last accessed 24/01/19).

Department for Employment and Learning and Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Preparing for Success 2015-2020: a Strategy for Careers Education and Guidance, 2016 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Department for the Economy, Apprenticeships in Northern Ireland: a guide for employers, 2017 (last accessed 18/12/18).

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland European Social Fund programme 2014-2020, (last accessed 14/01/19)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Careers Service: a Young Person's Guide, 2017 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Higher education widening participation, 2012 (last accessed 24/01/19)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Innovation Strategy for Northern Ireland 2014-2025, 2014 (last accessed 18/12/18)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Securing our Success - the Northern Ireland strategy on apprenticeships, 2014 (last accessed 17/12/18)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Skills Barometer, 2017 (last accessed 17/12/18)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Success through Skills: Transforming Futures, 2011 (last accessed 17/12/18).

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Circular FE 06/16: Funding for Students with a learning difficulty and/or disability. Additional support fund, 2016 (last accessed 24/01/19).

Department for Social Development, Join In, Get Involved: Build a Better Future, 2012 (last accessed 11/12/18).

Department for Work and Pensions, UK Government, European Social Fund Operational Programme 2014-2020, 2015 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Northern Ireland Executive, Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014-2020, 2014 (last accessed 21/09/18).

Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Northern Ireland Executive, LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy, 2018 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Northern Ireland Executive, National Youth Strategy 2015-2020, 2015 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Statement of Strategy 2016-2019, 2017 (last accessed 20/09/18).

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Northern Ireland Executive, Sport Matters: the Northern Ireland Strategy for Sport and Physical Recreation 2009 – 2019, 2010 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Northern Ireland Executive, Strategy for Culture and Arts 2016-26 (last accessed 10/12/18).

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Northern Ireland Executive, Statement of Strategy 2018-2020 (last accessed 20/09/18).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Appointments to the Board of the Youth Council for Northern Ireland (YCNI), 2018 (last accessed 31/01/19)

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, A Ten Year Strategy for Children and Young People in Northern Ireland 2006-2016, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Children and Young People’s Strategy 2017-2027 Consultation Document, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19)

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Children and Young People’s Strategy 2017-2027 Consultation Response Report, 2016 (last accessed 18/09/18).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Circular Number 2013/25: eSafety Guidance, 2013 (last accessed 25/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Circular Number 2016/27: Online Safety, 2016 (last accessed 25/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Circular 2017/05: Higher Education Scholarships 2017, 2017 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Community Relations, Equality and Diversity in Education, 2011 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Community Relations, Equality and Diversity in Education: addendum, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Community Use of School Premises: a Guidance Toolkit for Schools, 2014 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Entitlement Framework (last accessed 23/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Extended schools building on good practice, 2010 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Extended schools programme, 2010 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Independent Counselling Service for Schools: Handbook (ICSS), 2012 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Initial teacher education: approval of programmes, 2010 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Nutritional standards guidance, 2011 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Priorities for Youth, 2013 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Protecting Life in Schools: Helping Protect Against Suicide by Supporting Pupils’ Emotional Health and Wellbeing, 2016 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Protecting Life in Schools: Identifying Warning Signs of Potential Suicidal Thoughts or Behaviour, 2016 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Pupil Participation, 2014 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, School councils and pupil participation, 2015 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, School food: the essential guide, 2007 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Sharing Works: a Policy for Shared Education, 2015 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, Youth Capital Funding, n.d. (last accessed 05/10/18).

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, What is School food: top marks? (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive, What is Shared Education?, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Education, The Executive Office, Northern Ireland Executive, Our Plan for You: Children and Young People’s Strategy, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Department of Education and Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, Healthy Food for Healthy Outcomes: Food in Schools Policy, 2013 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Department of Education and Skills, Northern Ireland Executive, Action Plan for Education 2016-2019, 2016 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Department of Finance, Northern Ireland Executive, Northern Ireland Guide to Expenditure Appraisal and Evaluation, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Department of Health and Social Care, UK physical activity guidelines, 2011 (last accessed 16/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Bamford Review, 2002 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Child and adolescent mental health services, July 2012 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Fit futures, 2006 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Government External financial guidance 2008, 2008 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs Phase 2: 4th Update Report (July 2016), 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health - Terms of Reference, 2016 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, National Youth Mental Health Task Force Report 2017, 2017 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Protect Life 2: a draft strategy for suicide prevention in the north of Ireland - Consultation Analysis Report, 2017 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Protect Life 2 - A Strategy for Suicide Prevention in the north of Ireland, 2016 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Regulations Restricting the Age of Sale for Nicotine Inhaling Products to Over Eighteens, 2017 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Sexual health promotion - strategy and information, 2014 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, The Early Intervention Transformation Programme (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Understanding the Needs of Children in Northern Ireland (UNOCINI) Guidance, 2011 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, A Fitter Future for All: Framework for Preventing and Addressing Overweight and Obesity in Northern Ireland 2012-2022, 2012 (last accessed 17/01/19).

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, A Fitter Future for All: Outcome Framework 2015-2019, 2015 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, Protect Life, 2012 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, Making Life Better: a Whole System Strategic Framework for Public Health 2013-2023, 2014 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, New Strategic Direction for Alcohol and Drugs 2006 - 2011, May 2006 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive, Ten-year Tobacco Control Strategy for Northern Ireland, 2012 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Justice and Equality, Northern Ireland Executive, A safe, fair and inclusive Ireland: Strategy Statement 2016-2019, 2016 (last accessed 21/09/18).

Department of the Taoiseach, Northern Ireland Executive, A Programme for a Partnership Government, 2016 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Department of Rural and Community Development, Community Enhancement Programme, n.d. (last accessed 22/09/18).

Education and Training Inspectorate, Inspection and Self-Evaluation Framework: Effective Practice and Self-Evaluation Questions for Post-primary, 2017 (last accessed 24/01/19).

Education and Training Inspectorate, Together Towards Improvement - a process for self-evaluation - youth sector, 2015 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Education and Training Inspectorate, What Happens After an Inspection? Youth Sector, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Education Authority Northern Ireland, Terms of Reference for Youth Service Local Advisory Groups, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Education Authority, Proposed Funding Scheme for Regional and Local Voluntary Youth Organisations: Consultation Information Booklet, 2018 (last accessed 01/02/19)

Education Authority, Regional Advisory Group for Youth, n.d. (last accessed 14/01/19)

Education Authority, Regional Advisory Group for Youth Publishes First Action Plan, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Education Authority, Regional Youth Development Plan 2017-2020, 2017 (last accessed 12/12/18).

Education Authority, Regional Youth Development Plan Interim Framework 2015 - 2016, 2015 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Education Authority, Regional Youth Development Plan Interim Framework 2016 - 2017, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Education Authority, Small Grants Programme launched, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Education Authority, Practice Development Group, 2018 (last accessed 12/12/18).

Education for Employability: Guidance for Key Stage 4, Northern Ireland Curriculum (last accessed 17/12/18)

Education Funding Agency, Youth Contract: 16- and 17-year-olds, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Equality Challenge Unit, Managing Reasonable Adjustments in Higher Education, 2010 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, Section 75 duties, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland, Department for Social Development and Volunteer Development Agency, Volunteer: Play your part, 2008 (last accessed 12/12/18).

European Commission, 2018 reform of EU data protection rules, n.d, (last accessed 18/09/18).

Executive Office, Northern Ireland Government, Delivering Social Change, 2015 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Executive Office, Northern Ireland Government, A Practical Guide to Policy Making in Northern Ireland, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland, Teaching: the Reflective Profession, 2011 (last accessed 24/01/19).

HM Treasury, UK Government, The Green Book, Appraisal and Evaluation in Central Government, 2013 (last accessed 14/01/19).

HM Treasury, UK Government, The Magenta Book: Guidance for Evaluation, 2011 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Houses of the Oireachtas, Dail Eireann Debate - Topical Issue Debate: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Provision, 2018 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Information Commissioner’s Office, Applications: Children and the GDPR, 2018 (last accessed 20/09/18).

Irish Government, Project Ireland 2040, 2018 (last accessed 22/09/18).

Irish Statute Book, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014 (last accessed 20/08/19).

Irish Statute Book, Ombudsman For Children Act 2002 (last accessed 20/09/18).

Joint Council for Qualifications, Access Arrangements and Reasonable Adjustments 2017-2018, 2017 (last accessed 24/01/19).

Nidirect, Northern Ireland Executive, further and higher education institutions across Northern Ireland. (last accessed, 10/12/18)

nidirect, Northern Ireland Executive, Nutrition and school lunches, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

nidirect, Northern Ireland Executive, We Asked, You Said, We Did, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, Commissioner for Children and Young People (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, Recreation and Youth Service (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (Northern Ireland) Order 2007 (last accessed 12/12/18).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, The Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Northern Ireland. Statutory Instruments, Youth Service (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2013 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Children’s Services Co-operation Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Education Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Shared Education Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 (last accessed 24/01/19).

Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People, Participation with Children and Young People: Advice to Public Bodies, 2018 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People, Walking or Talking Participation, 2014 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Northern Ireland Executive, A Fresh Start - The Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan, 2015 (last accessed 17/12/18).

Northern Ireland Executive, Pathways to Success: Preventing exclusion and promoting participation of young people, 2012 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Northern Ireland Executive, Programme for Government 2016-21 (draft), 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Executive, Programme for Government Consultation, 2016 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Northern Ireland Executive, Shared Education Programme, Delivering Social Change – Signature Programmes (last accessed 11/08/17).

Northern Ireland Executive, Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-21 and Questionnaire, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Executive, Policy making, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Executive, Together: Building a United Community, 2013 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Executive, Young people uniting our community through their actions - Ross and Fearon, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Northern Ireland Government, Training for Success, 2016 (last accessed 18/12/18).

Northern Ireland Office, 2010 to 2015 government: Northern Ireland economy, GOV.UK, 2015 (last accessed 17/12/18)

Northern Ireland Office, Secretary of State’s Oral Statement on NI political situation, GOV.UK, 2017 (last accessed 14/01/19)

Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Act, 2015 (last accessed 18/12/18)

Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister, Developing and Analysing the Evidence Base, 2007 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations, United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1990 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Public Health Agency/Health and Social Care Board, Alcohol and Drug Commissioning Framework for Northern Ireland 2013-16, 2013 (last accessed 17/01/19)

Ofqual, Regulated Qualifications Framework, GOV.UK, 2015 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) for Higher Education, Enterprise and entrepreneurship education: Guidance for UK higher education providers, 2018 (last accessed 18/12/18).

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, UK Quality Code for Higher Education: Chapter B2: Recruitment, Selection and Admission to Higher Education, 2013 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, UK Quality Code for Higher Education: Chapter B6. Assessment of Students and the Recognition of Prior Learning, 2013 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, UK Quality Code for Higher Education: Chapter B10. Managing Higher Education Provision with Others, 2013 (last accessed 27/10/17).

Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), Part A: Setting and Maintaining Academic Standards - The Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications of UK Degree-Awarding Bodies, 2014 (last accessed 24/01/19)

Sport Matters Monitoring Group, Sport Matters Action Plan for Implementation 2015-2019, 2016 (last accessed 16/01/19).

UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Catch 16-24, 2015 (last accessed 17/12/18).

UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Working Futures 2014-2024, 2016 (last accessed 17/12/18).

UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS), Sexting in schools and colleges: Responding to incidents and safeguarding young people, 2016 (last accessed 25/01/19).

UK Government, National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage, 2016 (last accessed 17/12/18).

UK Government, National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates, 2018 (last accessed 17/12/18)

UK Government, Volunteer placements, rights and expenses, 2016 UK Government (last accessed 12/12/18).

UK Higher Education International Unit, Department for Business Innovation and Skills and Higher Education Funding Council for England, UK Strategy for Outward Mobility, 2013 (last accessed 23/01/19).

UK Parliament, Data Protection Act 1998 (last accessed 18/09/18).

UK Parliament, Data Protection Act 2018 (last accessed 19/09/18).

UK Parliament, Finance Act 2016 (last accessed 18/12/18).

UK Parliament, Northern Ireland Act 1998, 1998 (last accessed 14/01/19).

UK Parliament, Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (last accessed 12/12/18).

UK Parliament, The Youth Service (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (last accessed (14/01/19).

UK Parliament, Welfare Reform Act 2012 (last accessed 17/12/18)

United Youth, Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Government (last accessed 26/10/17).

Universities UK International, UK Strategy for Outward Student Mobility 2017-2020, 2017 (last accessed 01/02/19)

 

Data and statistics

Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive, Family Resource Survey, (last accessed 18/09/18).

Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive, Survey of Households Below Average Income (last accessed 10/10/17)

Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive, Labour Force Survey, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department for Work and Pensions, UK Government, Youth Contract: April 2012 to May 2015, 2015 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Department of Education, UK Government, School leavers (last accessed 17/12/18).

Department of Education, Statistics and research (last accessed 14/01/19)

Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive, Young Persons Behaviour and Attitudes Survey, 2016 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Economic and Social Research Council, Kids’ Life and Times (KLT) survey, 2019 (last accessed 16/01/19)

Economic and Social Research Council, Young Life and Times Survey, 2016 (last accessed 16/01/19).

Electoral Commission, European Parliament elections May 2014, 2014 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Electoral Commission, The 2015 General Election: aspects of participation and administration, 2015 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Electoral Commission, The May 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly election, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2014/15 Outward Mobility Data, 2016 (last accessed 27/10/17).

Higher Education Statistics Agency, Graduate Destinations (last accessed 31/10/17).

House of Commons Briefing Paper, General Election 2017: full results and analysis, 2017 (last accessed 09/10/17).

House of Commons Briefing Paper, Membership of UK political parties, 2018 (last accessed 04/10/18).

Ipsos Mori, National Youth Social Action Survey 2016, 2017 (last accessed 11/08/17).

Ipsos MORI, National Youth Social Action Survey 2017, 2018 (last accessed 12/12/18).

Ipsos Mori, Public perceptions of climate change in Britain following the winter 2013/14 flooding, 2015 (last accessed 18/06/17).

Ipsos Mori, Youth Action in the UK - 2015 - A face-to-face survey of 10-20 year olds in the UK, 2015 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Poverty in Northern Ireland 2018, 2018 (18/09/18).

National Audit Office, National Citizen Service, 2017 (last accessed 11/08/17).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Electoral Registration statistics and voting patterns, 2014 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Northern Ireland Assembly, Election Report: Northern Ireland Assembly Election, 2 March 2017, 2017 (last accessed 04/10/18).

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Labour Market Report, 2018 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Labour Market Report, Quarterly Tables January-March 2017 (last accessed 10/07/17).

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Quarterly Supplement Tables January-March 2017. Table QS5.3 NEET rate by UK country, 16-24, 2017 (last accessed 14/01/19).

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Suicide deaths by sex and age, 1970-2015, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency, Young Persons Behaviour and Attitudes Survey 2013, 2013 (last accessed 18/06/17).

Office for National Statistics, A guide to labour market statistics, 2016 (updated 2018) last accessed 17/12/18

Office for National Statistics, Census 2011, 2011 (last accessed 18/09/18).

Office for National Statistics, Labour Force Survey (LFS) QMI, 2015 (last accessed 17/12/18).

Office of National Statistics, Measuring National Wellbeing - Governance, 2014 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Office for National Statistics, Regional Gross Value Added (Income Approach, UK: 1997 to 2015, 2016 (last accessed 17/12/18)

Office for National Statistics, Social Trends No.41, 2011 (last accessed 17/12/18).

Office for National Statistics, Sub-regional productivity: March 2016, 2016 (last accessed 17/12/18).

Office for National Statistics, Suicides in the UK: 2015 registrations. Figure 2: Age-standardised suicide rates by country, all persons, deaths registered between 1981 and 2015, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Office for National Statistics, UK Labour Market: August 2016, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Public Accounts Committee, Radical thinking needed on future of National Citizen Service, 2017 (last accessed 11/08/17).

Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland Registry of Self-Harm Three-Year Report 2012/13 to 2014/15, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Samaritans, Suicide statistics report, 2018 (last accessed 31/01/19)

Statistics and Research Agency Northern Ireland and Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Executive, Volunteering in Northern Ireland: Research Report, 2017 (last accessed 10/10/17).

The Belfast Agreement, GOV.UK, 1998 (last accessed 14/01/19)

The Campaign for Youth Social Action, Scoping a quality framework for youth social action, 2013 (last accessed 12/12/18).

The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland, Elections 2014, 2014 (last accessed 04/10/18).

The Electoral Office for Northern Ireland, European Election 22 May 2014 - Turnout, 2014 (last accessed 05/10/18).

The Electoral Office of Northern Ireland, European Union Referendum: Turnout by Constituency, 2016 (last accessed 05/10/18).

The Electoral Office of Northern Ireland, Local Council Elections 22 May 2014 - Turnout, 2014 (last accessed 04/10/18).

UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Employer Perspectives Survey, 2015 (last accessed 17/12/18).

UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Employer Skills Survey 2015: UK Results, 2016 (last accessed 17/12/18).

UK Commission for Employment and Skills, Labour Market Projections for Northern Ireland: 2014 to 2024, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

UK Commission for Employment and Skills, The Labour Market Story, 2014 (last accessed 17/12/18)

Understanding Society, Understanding Society (last accessed 14/01/19).

Unistats, Unistats data set (last accessed 17/12/18).

Volunteer Development Agency, It's all about time: Volunteering in Northern Ireland 2007, 2007 (last accessed 12/12/18).

 

Studies, reports and academic publications

Bank of England, Statement from the Governor of the Bank of England following the EU referendum result, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Cedefop, 2016 Update to the European Inventory on Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning: Country report UK – England and Northern Ireland, 2017 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Cedefop, Leaving Education Early: Putting Vocational Education and Training Centre 23/01/19).

Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion, Evaluation of Pathways to Success NI: Final Report, 2015 (last accessed 23/01/19).

Centre for Effective Services, Evaluation of the United Youth Programme Pilot Phase 2015-2016, 2016 (last accessed 02/02/19)

Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Regeneration and poverty in Northern Ireland: Evidence and policy review, 2014 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, Running Your Charity: Support for Charity Trustees on Key Aspects of Running a Charity Effectively, 2016 (last accessed 14/01/19)

Charity Commission for Northern Ireland, The Code of Good Governance, 2016 (last accessed 12/12/18).

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Employment regulation and the labour market, 2015 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership, Northern Ireland Children and Young People's Plan 2011-2014, 2011 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership, Northern Ireland Children and Young People's Plan 2014-2017, 2014 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Children in Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Standards for Children and Young People's Participation in Decision Making, 2010 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Citizen's Advice Bureau, Local Authority Services for Children in Need, 2016 (last accessed 31/10/17).

Community Relations Council, Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week, 2017 (last accessed 05/10/18).

Community Relations Council, Good Relations Week, 2018 (last accessed 05/10/18).

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