Science vs. arts: (mis)match or a reality in youth work?

Building capacities and developing innovative ways of connecting science to society is a priority that many sectors are working on, including the youth sector. The Erasmus+ programme has been more and more orientated towards this field, especially putting emphasis on innovation and raising the quality in youth work. Why is it then important to research…

We are giving opportunity for young people to shine!

We all know that youth work needs to improve young people’s competences and give them tools and techniques to be active in their local community. Sometimes, this can be made quite easy; sometimes, it can be a more challenging task. This can depend not only on cross-sectorial cooperation that can make our lives easier, but…

Why and how can we use research in youth work?

Creating synergies and evidence-based interventions is one of the characteristics of quality youth work. And this is why today we are presenting three practices – Community Building through Youth Work in Rural, Post-Communist Romania, Youth Work-Research Connection, and Everyday Life of LGBTIQ+ Individuals – which deal with research and needs analysis in order to create…

What are new developments in youth work?

During the first EAYW, we had the pleasure to hear more from 36 contributors about their innovative and quality youth work practices. The topics of contributions ranged from digital youth work to quality in youth work. And from today on, we will be sharing twice a week three inspirational and innovative practices with you! All…

Let’s talk about youth work and new methods!

During the first EAYW, we had the pleasure to hear more from 36 contributors about their innovative and quality youth work practices. The topics of contributions ranged from digital youth work to quality in youth work. Today we would like to talk with you about quality youth work and innovative methods of approaching topics in…

Final report of the #EAYW available right now!

We are excited and happy to announce that the EAYW final report is available now! This report presents the findings from the first edition of the European Academy on Youth Work (EAYW), which was held from 21 to 24 May 2019 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. The report complements the Background Paper that was published in…

Final #EAYW video is out!

We are happy to share with you our final #EAYW video, where you can see the atmosphere of the whole event, as well as some statements of different stakeholders who attended the event. The #EAYW was full of great memorable moments, knowledge and practice sharing and discussions! You can read our daily blogs to get…