Some resources on the topic of innovation, current trends and developments in youth work

  • EU Youth Strategy and European Youth Work Conventions

EU Youth Strategy 2019 – 2027 and A renewed EU Youth Strategy proposed by the European Commission for 2019-2027

Declaration of the 1st European Youth Work Convention (2010)

Declaration of the 2nd European Youth Work Convention (2015)

2nd European Youth Work Convention – general page

  • Developing quality and innovation in European Youth Work

Developing digital youth work: Policy recommendations, training needs and good practice examples (European Commission, 2018)

Unleashing young people’s creativity and innovation: European good practice projects (European Commission, 2015)

Quality Youth Work – A common framework for the further development of youth work (European Commission, 2015)

Their Future is Our Future – Youth as Actors of Change (European Commission, Research and Innovation, 2015)

Learning mobility in the field of youth (EU – Council of Europe Youth Partnership)

Thinking seriously about youth work. And how to prepare people to do it (EU – Council of Europe Youth Partnership, 2017)

History of youth work series (EU – Council of Europe Youth Partnership)

Policy paper: Youth work in the European Youth Forum and Youth Organisations (European Youth Forum, 2014)

Study on the Social Value of Youth Organisations (European Youth Forum, 2016)

Innovation in youth work: thinking in practice (YMCA George Williams College, London, edited by Naomi Stanton)

Innovation and Youth Work (by Tony Jeffs, in: Youth and Policy, 2015)

Transformative Youth Work International Conference (Plymouth Marjon University, U.K., September 2018)