What are current priorities, trends and developments in European youth work, youth policy and programmes with regard to innovation and quality development?

What is innovation and why do we need it? And what is innovation in youth work?

What is the EAYW within this framework?

Hans-Joachim Schild has been involved in the conceptualisation and development of the EAYW from the start. His concept paper provides some insights into the motivation, political and programmatic framework and conceptual reflections on innovation and summarizes the purpose and profile of the EAYW.

It serves as a background paper for participants of and interested parties in the first edition of the EAYW, which is taking place from 21th – 24th May 2019 in Krajnska Gora, Slovenia.

Enjoy reading!