More from POYWE – Maurice Devlin and Graeme Tiffany explore professionalism, ambivalence and the ‘contested’

In the second input of day 1 at the reflections seminar, Maurice Devlin from Maynooth University in Ireland analysed the status and practice of professional open youth work from the perspective of “official” youth policy.

Ta to poywe

Ta to poywe

Youth work is not just a vocation but also a profession. – slide presentation

Maurice was soon followed by Graeme Tiffany of the Federation for Detached Youth Work and IDYW.

ta tp poywe

ta tp poywe

 “Contesting ‘youth work’: can young people’s expectations marry with those of other ‘stakeholders’?” – slide presentation

 

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