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Design Methods Guide

  1. 1. How young people cope with trying to make a living Situation Young people's basic living situation Expectations How young people feel they have achieved and expect of the future Emotions How young people cope emotionally with making a living Actions How young people cope practically to make a living and what support they look for Attitudes Effect of the young people's work situation on their attitudes on society We are exploring the following areas to understand this issue. The survey is divided up into these above sections
  2. 2. How can you get involved? Every person that completes the survey will get a personalised analysis to help them understand their situation Every city with +10 people completing the survey will get a local analysis you can use to stimulate debate on precarity in your group Responses from cities ross Europe will provide a transnational analysis we can use to develop future projects Please encourage your local members to fill in the survey and carry out interviews that we can turn into stories .
  3. 3. What methods can you use? As well as the survey, you can also select from one of the following methods on the next slide to gather the research. Whichever method you choose, please: This will help us produce an analysis that can help us compare between cities to produce the scenarios & guide. On the next slide are examples of how you can interview young people, do share other methods you want to use! Any questions ask Project Team at london@euroalter.com Use the same questions from the survey Document the responses from people Send us the responses
  4. 4. Send out the survey to your members Interview groups or organisations working with young people Interview young people face-to-face, by email, audio or video Interview young people in public spaces they interact in Research Methods
  5. 5. Ask organisations if you can interview their members Ask your local members to interview each other using the questions Organise a meeting using the questions to stimulate discussion Invite speakers to debate some of questions
  6. 6. Method Template  Description of the Method Time it will take People you need Link to examples of method Resources Needed This is a template for how the different research methods are described on the following pages. If you would like to suggest a method, let us know at london@euroalter.com
  7. 7. Day in the Life  Description of the Method  Describe the person based on one of the personas and how they go about the day based on the elements of the persona you have chosen in the below.  Describe how they would act, react, feel, think & interact using the template below in 2020!  Use photos from Make a Living or take your own photos that represent what you’ve written. 30 minutes 1 or 2 people See http://slidesha.re/YkVk7U Resources Needed  Day in the Life Template  Photos (optional)
  8. 8. Interview people one to one  Invite your members to a local meeting to interview each other using Survey Questions  At the meeting, show Project Video/Presentation to introduce the purpose of the project  Invite members to select whether they want to be Interviewer, Interviewee or Reporter  Ask them to get into groups of three (one Interviewer, Interviewee & Reporter)  Give them 45 minutes to ask the questions & answer & document the answers Resources Needed  Printouts of Survey  Project Video  Project Presentation  Paper & Pens People needed  Interviewer  Interviewee & Reporter 60 minutes Do it in threes Check http://bit.ly/121interviews
  9. 9.  Walk around the room to check everyone understands what to do  Advise Interviewers that if they haven’t finished asking all the Survey Questions, then they can continue this outside the meeting if they want  If they’ve finished all the Survey Questions, before then, they can do the Debriefing  Ask the Reporter & Interviewer to write up the interview and send it to the Project Team Resources Needed  Survey Questions  Project Video  Project Presentation  Paper & Pens People needed  Interviewer  Interviewee & Reporter 60 minutes60 minutes Do it in threes Check http://bit.ly/121interviews
  10. 10. Questions (1) What's your job, now? (2) What was your dream when you were ten years old and what is it now? (3) If you weren’t paid for your job any more, would you still want to do it? (4) What would you do if you suddenly won two hundred thousand euros? (5) How much control and freedom do you feel about your working life? (6) Did you ever feel disillusioned about your work situation and why? Resources Needed  Paper & Pens People needed  Interviewer  Interviewee & Reporter Ask the interviewee the following questions 60 minutes60 minutes Do it in threes Check http://slideshare.net/transnarrative
  11. 11. Interview people from organisations  You can use the Interview people one to one method or you can email them a selection of the Survey Questions for an email interview  Explain the content of the debate will be published on www.euroalter.com  Advise that it could also feature in a printed publication with content from other cities  Ask them if they would like to get further involved in the Project or with EA Resources Needed  Project Issues  Project Video  Project Presentation  Stakeholder Matrix People Needed  Reporter  Organisation 60 minutes60 minutes Do by yourself Check www.euroalter.com/journal
  12. 12. Interview people where they interact  Identify places where young people meet or “hang out” (parks, malls, youth clubs)  Invite a member to accompany you to the place you have selected  Decide between you who will be the Interviewer and who will be the Reporter  Introduce yourself & purpose of the project to young people  Use the Interview people one to one method Resources Needed  Survey Questions  Project Issues  Pen & Notebook People Needed  Interviewer  Reporter  Young people 60 minutes60 minutes Do it in pairs Look at http://bit.ly/spaceinterview
  13. 13. Observe your neighbourhood  Go on a tour of your neighbourhood  Take photos of places, objects & interactions that make you think of the Project Issues or represent what it feels like to be out of work, look for a job or try and make a living  Write down why you chose what you shot and what it makes you think about the issues  Upload the photos & description to www.flickr.com with the #transeuropa tag 60 minutes60 minutes Do by yourself Check http://bit.ly/photoneighbourhood Resources Needed  Survey Questions  Project Issues  Pen & Notebook  Camera / Smartphone People Needed  Reporter
  14. 14. Identify relevant organisations  Download Stakeholder Matrix & identify Organisations working on the Project Issues  Contact them and introduce yourself & EA, the purpose of the project  Say you’re interested in the issue they’re working on  Ask them if they would be happy to be interviewed and/or be speak at a debate on the issue they are working on relevant to the Project. 60 minutes Do by yourself Check http://bit.ly/stakeholdermatrix Resources Needed  Project Issues  Project Video  Project Presentation  Stakeholder Matrix
  15. 15. Invite speakers to debate the issues  Find a venue and invite speakers from the Organisations you’ve identified  Ask the organisations whose speakers you’ve invited to promote event to their members  Email your local members to invite them to the event  Nominate a Chair to ask questions to the speakers & take questions from the audience  Nominate a Reporter to document the speakers’ responses and the audience’s questions Resources Needed  Organisations Contacts  Project Issues  Project Video  Camera People needed  Chair & Reporter  Speaker 30 minutes Do as a group Check http://bit.ly/planyouractivity
  16. 16. Organise a debate on the issues  Photograph the debate, write up the answers and send to Project Team  Explain the content of the debate will be published on www.euroalter.com  Advise that it could also feature in a printed publication with content from other cities  Thank the organisation for participating and send them the Project Presentation  Ask them if they would like to get further involved in the Project or with EA Resources Needed  Organisations Contacts  Project Issues  Project Video  Venue People needed  Chair & Reporter  Speakers 180 minutes Do as a group Check http://bit.ly/planyouractivity
  17. 17. Document the support virtually  Search online for types of organisations featured in Support section of the Project Survey  Write down how important you think the types of support are to help young people in precarious work situations make a living?  Write up your thoughts and include a link to the documents and send to Project Team Resources Needed  Survey Questions  Project Issues  Pen & Notebook People Needed  Interviewer  Reporter  Young people 60 minutes60 minutes Do it by yourself Look at http://bit.ly/spaceinterview
  18. 18. Create a fictional feed Create a fictional Facebook/Twitter feed that show how people are coping or tackling with the issues on being out of work, finding a job or trying to make a living It can be everyday people or even leaders like this example above 60 minutes60 minutes Do by yourself Check http://bit.ly/fictionalfacebook Resources Needed  Project Issues  Project Video  Project Presentation
  19. 19. Write a precarious poem Create a poem about issues on how it feels being out of work, find a job or make a living Each person submits two lines that rhyme We will connect up the different submissions to turn them into a poem You can scribble it down however it comes to you, even if it doesn’t initially rhyme 60 minutes60 minutes Do by yourself Resources Needed  Project Issues  Project Video  Project Presentation
  20. 20. Your role is to ask the interviewee the Survey Question and make sure they’ve understood the exercise and your questions  Concentrate on the answers from the interviewee  If you feel they want to talk more about a question, ask them to tell you more  Question anything you don’t understand from the interviewee At the end of the interview  Ask them at the end if there is something you haven’t asked they’d like to share  Thank them for participating, ask them for their email address so they can check the interview, get a self assessment and find out how they can get more involved in the Project  Advise them that their interview will be published on www.euroalter.com and may be featured in guide on how young people cope with precarity  Advise them that their interview will be used to develop the personas & scenarios After the interview  Organise a debriefing with the Reporter documenting your interview  Make sure the Reporter sends the interview to the Project Team Interviewer
  21. 21. Your role is to document the answers in the Interview using the Survey Questionnaire and send it to the Project Team  Concentrate on the answers from the interviewee  Write down the answers in the Survey Questionnaire After the interview  Organise a debriefing with the Interviewer documenting your interview  Write up the interview  Send the interview to the Interviewee to check they are happy with it  Send the interview to the Project Team Reporter

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