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Shaping the future

Positive message from Paul Fenton, Support and Development Officer with the Professional Association for Lecturers in Youth & Community Work. We hope as many IDYW supporters, wearing whatever hats, get involved.

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Only two weeks to go until our first March Conference Event – ‘Shaping the future: Where now for youth and community work?’ (Huddersfield)

We have over 150 bookings across our March conference/consultation series of events. Bookings include representatives from sector agencies including: The Centre for Youth Impact, Community Development Education Standards Board, In Defence of Youth Work, Institute of Youth Work, National Citizenship Service, The National Youth Agency, NCVYS, Regional Youth Work Units and UK Youth, in additional to local, regional and national government representatives. We are also delighted to have groups of current students on Youth and Community Work courses, local practitioners and a range of youth and community work educators. Please check out the dates listed below and join us to express your voice as we look to the future of professional youth and community work education and practice.

BOOK NOW for: March Conference Series 

From 10.00am-4.30pm at the following venues:

Event 1: Huddersfield University – Saturday, March 5th

Event 2: Glyndwr University – Thursday, March 10th

Event 3: University of Glasgow – Friday, March 11th

Event 4: University of Worcester – Monday, March 21st

Event 5: University of Brighton: Tuesday, March 22nd

Event 6: Dundalk Institute – Wednesday, March 23rd

Conference are open to students, practitioners and youth sector agencies, in addition to our members. See the Conference Page on our website for the FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS, use these links to: DOWNLOAD A POSTER for wider circulation and to BOOK ONLINE.

Latest news on conference speakers: Tony Jeffs at the University of Huddersfield; Sam Evans, Youth Work strategy Manager (Welsh Government) at Glyndwr University; Marion Alison, CPD Standards Council (Scotland), at the University of Glasgow; Tim Loughton MP, former Children’s Minister, at the University of Brighton; The English Standards Board for Community Development have confirmed their contribution at all 3 English venues.

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