Some Resources Related to Innovation in Youth Work
#EAYW Study on Innovation in Youth Work
What is innovation and how does it happen? What can support or hinder innovation in the context of youth work? These were some of the questions investigated in the study on youth work and innovation conducted by the EAYW in the period between summer 2020 and summer 2021.
#EAYW Video Podcasts
Do you want to find out more about opinions from the community of practice about innovation, challenges, needs and trends in youth work and how they could be addressed? Do you want to dive into meaningful content? In this series of podcasts, we are discussing questions around innovation, quality and trends in youth work with experts in youth work and research from different perspectives.
Catching up with #EAYW Contributors… Articles
At the 1st edition of the EAYW in 2019, the participants had the opportunity to learn from 36 different contributions dealing with various topics of importance for the European youth work community of practice. Two years later, some contributors have given us insights into how they developed their project further, which further initiatives it stimulated and what innovation means to them.
#EAYW Meets… Articles
How are current developments and innovation and quality in youth work discussed in different thematic events in European Youth Work? The European Academy on Youth Work (EAYW) has joined some European events to find out more about inspirational reflections and responses to current developments aiming to support quality and innovation in youth work.
#EAYW Meets Bridges for Trainers, part 1 (November 2020)
#EAYW Meets The Outreach of South Youth Workers (July 2021)
Resources from the 1st European Academy on Youth Work
Resources from the 1st edition of the European Academy on Youth Work (21 – 24 May 2019) include the EAYW final report, concept paper, reports summarizing key insights from 36 workshops showcasing innnovative practices, key note speeches, interviews with participants and other materials.
EU Youth Strategy and European Youth Work Conventions
Information about the 1st, 2nd and 3rd European Youth Work Conventions (Declarations and other resources)
Developing Quality and Innovation in European Youth Work
Talking Youth Work – a series of podcast interviews with youth work experts and practitioners on topics related to innovation in 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)