The dissemination event inside the project “Modern Youth NGO Management-The Challenge of Professionalism” took place on 3rd of June in Lodski House, Square Marie Louise 2, 1000 Brussels.
The agenda was fallowing:
14:30 Introduction about the project and Out of the Box International
14:50 Presentation of the Lodz Region in Brussels
15:00 Presentation of the Research on youth worker recognition and comparative analysis
15:30 Presentation of Curricula for “Youth Work Studies
16:00 Presentation of the “Pilot studies for Youth Work”
17:00 Workshop: How to use those outcomes?
18:00 Networking event
Rationale: In Europe, it is possible to find just a few countries with well-established youth work policies and structures, governed by public authorities with paid youth workers, developed vocational training, and higher education curricula for the youth work studies. With the increasing number and scope of Youth Work projects, the need for professionalism, standardization, and quality assurance work within the CSOs, became a need. This created a demand for recognition and creation of Youth Studies programmes in Universities, in order to address the increased demand for professional youth workers.