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Greening the youth sector

In this episode, we are talking with Pegah MOULANA and Neringa TUMĖNAITĖ about how to make the youth sector greener, more environmentally conscious. We are discussing the sustainability checklist developed by the EU-CoE youth partnership, in cooperation with the Task Force on greening the youth sector, and in consultation with youth organisations. This checklist will serve as guidelines for youth initiatives across Europe.

Digitalisation and young people with disabilities

In this episode, we continue to explore different chapters in the Youth Knowledge Book on Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation. How does digitalisation support social inclusion of people with disabilities? How can it empower people with disabilities? What obstacles people with disabilities face when using digital tools? What does it mean for youth policy and practice? You can find the answers to these questions in this episode.

Digitalisation, young people's mental health and well-being

In this episode we are discussing with Ursula Curven and Cathy Street the impact of digital life on young people's mental health and well-being. This episode is the third one in the series, promoting the latest Youth Knowledge Book on Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation recently published by the EU-Council of Europe youth partnership.

Young migrants and refugees, social inclusion and digitalisation

In this episode we continue exploring another topic in the latest Youth Knowledge Book on Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation. This time it is about social inclusion of young migrants and refugees and the use of digital tools by those groups of people.

Power, participation and geographical isolation

In this episode we are talking with John Taylor and Anja Johnston about the digital project they did in the Scottish Highlands. We discuss how living in the remote areas influences the life of young people and what is the role of youth services in such places. This is the first episode, in which we are interviewing the authors of different chapters in the Knowledge Book on Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation. There is more to come!

MOOC on Essentials of Youth Work

The second edition of the MOOC on Essentials of Youth Work organised by the EU-Council of Europe youth partnership is starting on the 17th of May 2021. In this bonus episode we are talking with the team behind the MOOC about what awaits the learners in the course providing some behind the scenes information. Join our MOOC and embark with us on this new journey.

Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation

In this episode we are talking about the new publication of the EU - Council of Europe youth partnership on "Young people, social inclusion and digitalisation" together with its two editors: Dan Moxon and Veronica Ștefan.

COVID-19 and young people’s mental health

COVID-19 and all restrictions implemented during the pandemic had, in many intances, a devastating impact on young people's mental health and psychological wellbeing. In this episode, we are discussing this impact, reflecting what can youth work and youth policy do to support young people.

Young people's access to rights

This episode is about young people's access to rights. We are discussing the right to assembly and association and freedom from discrimination with researchers who developed research papers in preparation of the first review of the Committee of Ministers Recommendation on young people’s access to rights.

COVID-19 and learning mobility

Learning mobility of young people during the pandemic practically stopped. In this episode, we are exploring what impact COVID-19 had on mobility of young people in Europe and how it affected the functioning of youth organisations. We are also trying to reflect on the future of youth learning mobility.

Shrinking civil society space for young people

In this episode, we are discussing the phenomenon of shrinking civil society space for youth organisations and youth movements - what forms it takes, how it affects young people and what can be done about it.

Youth work in Eastern and Southeast Europe

In this episode, we are talking with researchers - Max Fras and Dunja Potočnik - about youth work in two regions: Eastern and Southeast Europe. We are discussing how youth work is done in these regions and what trends and developments related to youth work can be observed. The link to the transcript of this episode can be found in the full description / notes.

The impact of COVID-19 on youth services

In this episode, we are discussing the impact of COVID-19 on youth services across Europe and the role of the Knowledge HUB on the impact of the pandemic on the youth sector. The COVID-19 Knowledge HUB was developed by the EU-Council of Europe youth partnership.

Young people, digitalisation and techlash

In this episode, we are discussing the impact of digitalisation on young people and techlash.

Education and career paths of youth workers in Europe

In this episode, we are discussing the results of the research project on education and career paths of youth workers in Europe that was initiated and run by the EU-Council of Europe youth partnership.

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