Upcoming Events

Tue, October 23, 2018

Youth Identity Project

Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
Venue: Youth Work Ireland National Offices, Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1

Cost: €25 per person

Bookings can be made by contacting Caroline on 089-2039068 / youthidentity@clareyouthservice.org or by filling out the Booking & Registration Form here>>

The Youth Identity Project challenges young women to explore who they are and reflect on where their sense of identity comes from. This one day training, hosted by Youth Work Ireland is for youth workers, tutors and experienced volunteers who are interested in delivering this programme to young women aged 16-19 in their services.

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Wed, November 07, 2018

Youth Information in Europe and Ireland

Date: Wednesday, November 7th 2018
Venue: Youth Work Ireland National office, Dublin
Time: 9.30am - 15:30pm

Cost: €20.00

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International Symposium on Youth Information in Europe and Ireland

Youth Information is a rapidly evolving, dynamic and needed area of youth provision that young people have a right to within European Policy. There are new programmes, knowledge, service provision initiatives and policy changes which are of common interest to all stakeholders. This event will provide an opportunity for networking, learning and development of a common understanding of the evolving challenges and opportunities in youth information.

This event will promote and evidence the value of European and national youth information services for young people in the context of Eurodesk and youth information services' role in the implementation of the EU youth strategy.

Speakers & Contributors

Dr Katherine Zappone TD Minister for Children & Youth Affairs
Professor Maurice Devlin, Maynooth University
Audrey Frith, Eurodesk
Eva Reina, ERYICA
Manuel Sanchez Garcia, EYCA
Ian Power, Spunout

Dr Patrick Burke, Youth Work Ireland
Mary Cunningham, NYCI

 

Target group

This event will be of benefit to those who work in the youth sector, youth information services, youth policy makers and multipliers and other stakeholders

Objectives: 

  • Raise awareness of the value of youth information for young people;
  • Develop a common understanding of the challenges and opportunities for youth information in Ireland;
  • Present a vision for the future of youth information;
  • Communicate the need for and value of youth information in Ireland and Europe.

Outcomes:

  • Policy makers understand the value of youth information and support it;
  • Conference report is developed which articulates a common agenda on youth information;
  • Young people’s views of the value of youth info are heard;
  • Participants understand and support the possibilities of next steps for youth information in terms of web 3.0;
  • Staff/Directors are better able to articulate the value of youth information.
     

Full Flyer for this event can be downloaded here>>

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