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Global Youth Work and Development Education (Special Purpose Award Certificate, Level 9)

Aims

The overall objective is to equip youth workers with skills and analytical capabilities in Global Youth Work and Development Education in social education through creative interactive technologies. This course will be informed by an understanding of youth work principals and practice of youth work. It will also address the management and delivery of transnational projects.

 

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be actively involved in youth work either as a volunteer or a paid employee working at least 5 hours per week with a registered youth work organisation or project. Candidates will need to have demonstrated an adequate level of English, for example IELTS 5.5.

 

Content

This course will begin with a series of modules on youth work, on completion of which the student will proceed to modules looking at the specific issues relating to the management and delivery of transnational projects in that context.

Introduction to Critical Youth Work Theory 

  1. Critical Youth Work Theory
  2. Collaboration in Youth Work
  3. Global Youth Work And Development Education.

Global Youth Work and Development Education

  1. Development Education in Youth Work
  2. Strategic Transnational Collaboration in Youth Work
  3. Managing Transnational Projects

 

Assessment/Examinations

There will be a cross modular project for each block constituting 40% marks for each module. The subject of this will be agreed with the host youth organisation. There will be an essay or project for each module worth 40%. Students will complete a series of online questions based on the lectures which will count for 20% of the module mark.

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