European youth realities and policy  – reflections from youth policy and youth work practice Supported by
<ul><li>The situation of  </li></ul><ul><li>youth work in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>*** </li></ul><ul><li>The situation of ...
<ul><li>.... The main objective of youth work is to provide space and opportunities for young people to shape their own fu...
<ul><li>‘ ..youth work is diverse. While it is recognised, promoted and financed by public authorities in many European co...
<ul><li>The situations   </li></ul><ul><li>of  </li></ul><ul><li>youth works  </li></ul><ul><li>in  </li></ul><ul><li>Euro...
<ul><li>How can this rich treasure of know-how, knowledge and experience be communicated in a comprehensive and concise ma...
<ul><li>How can the quality of youth work be ensured and follow a certain number of standards, while its fantastic diversi...
<ul><li>How can the vocational training schemes and studies for youth work respond to the challenges of the 21st century? ...
<ul><li>And: what is makes youth work European?  </li></ul>
<ul><li>How can the voluntary sector and youth work, under the responsibility of municipalities and public authorities, be...
<ul><li>How can youth work knowledge and empirical data be made available to youth research?   </li></ul>
<ul><li>How can one define the difference and the complementarity of youth participation and youth welfare, between empowe...
<ul><li>How can one counteract the tendency to instrumentalise youth work for predominantly economic interests or as a ser...
<ul><li>KÖSZÖNÖM! </li></ul>
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Antje Rothemund on youth policy and youth work practice. Presentation at the M.A. EYS Short Course in February 2011.

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  1. 1. European youth realities and policy – reflections from youth policy and youth work practice Supported by
  2. 2. <ul><li>The situation of </li></ul><ul><li>youth work in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>*** </li></ul><ul><li>The situation of </li></ul><ul><li>European Youth Work </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>.... The main objective of youth work is to provide space and opportunities for young people to shape their own futures.... </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Lauritzen, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Published in Eggs in a Pan, Council of Europe 2008 </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>‘ ..youth work is diverse. While it is recognised, promoted and financed by public authorities in many European countries, it has only a marginal status in others where it remains of an entirely voluntary nature’. </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Lauritzen, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Published in Eggs in a Pan, Council of Europe 2008 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The situations </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>youth works </li></ul><ul><li>in </li></ul><ul><li>Europes </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>How can this rich treasure of know-how, knowledge and experience be communicated in a comprehensive and concise manner to other stakeholders in order to ensure the sustainable anchoring of youth work on the policy agendas and in the budgets? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>How can the quality of youth work be ensured and follow a certain number of standards, while its fantastic diversity is maintained? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>How can the vocational training schemes and studies for youth work respond to the challenges of the 21st century? Can a reform of the curricula contribute to involve municipal youth work on the European level? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>And: what is makes youth work European? </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>How can the voluntary sector and youth work, under the responsibility of municipalities and public authorities, benefit both from defining standards for the profession “youth worker”? </li></ul><ul><li>How can youth work knowledge and empirical data be made available to youth research? </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>How can youth work knowledge and empirical data be made available to youth research? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>How can one define the difference and the complementarity of youth participation and youth welfare, between empowerment and guidance? </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>How can one counteract the tendency to instrumentalise youth work for predominantly economic interests or as a service agency for daily politics? </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>KÖSZÖNÖM! </li></ul>

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