Training numbers decline

Evidence from research into student numbers on Christian youth ministry courses in the UK has indicated that there has been a slow decline over the last five years. In September 2011, there were 623 students but by September 2015, there were 536, a fall of 14 per cent. When combining undergraduate and postgraduate courses, there was an interesting rise in postgraduate students in 2015. The UK Christian Youth Work Consortium has been collecting the numbers of students on such courses for the last five years.

COURSES CLOSINGSome of the decline can be attributed to courses closing across the country. The Christian youth work course at Chester University closed...

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