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Introduction to Youth Participation

This course will give participants an excellent understanding of the key principles of youth participation and co-production methodology. The course will provide practical ideas on how to develop genuine youth participation processes. Genuine youth participation has an exceptionally powerful impact on the impact of youth organisations and the future shape of the sector.

Aims & Objectives

  • What is meant by young people’s participation and empowerment?
  • Explain what is meant by ‘Co-production’ and it positive impact in work with young people.
  • How can applying effective participation principles create successful youth programmes?
  • How can I take these principles forward in my organisation.

Participants attending this training will be able to Identify what is meant by youth participation and its benefits. Participants will be readily able to apply the principles and practices of youth participation, including developing the ability to identify and plan projects making use of co-production techniques.

Target audience

Participants need to be in a paid youth work or volunteer youth work role. Participants need to be working face to face with young people aged under 24. Participants will need to explore what their organisations currently do to involve young people in decision making processes.

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Key Information

Date 16/Nov/2017
Time 18:00
Location Norwich

Member Cost £35
Non-Member Cost £60

Course Format 3-hour session
Prior Learning Required No
Open To Voluntary sector

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