Barbara Kawliche's comprehensive www.youthwork.com
site includes many UK links.
It now has a special section on Experiential
Education - a selection of sites
that focus solely on youth
or have lots of information about youth and youthwork.
Informal Education Homepage
UK - including Children's Rights in Plain English
includes some well researched articles about the value of unsupervised
play and how this right or opportunity is fast disappearing in Scotland
(see the youth curfew article).
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Youth Club UK
- Foundation for
Hebrides young persons information site
a one stop information site for young people in the Western Isles,
covering subjects like:
health, education, career, music, sport, etc...
the Children UK
web-based magazine about youth worker training in Europe
(find it via the 'publications' link when you get there).
Coyote provides ...
Coyote aims ...
- a forum
for trainers to
explore the diverse training concepts, methodologies, practices and
realities across Europe.
developments - especially at European level.
is published by the Council of Europe and the European Commission in
partnership with the youth work field.
- to strengthen
among trainers involved in European youth worker training
- to promote
the value of
European level training for youth workers.
Attention Should Be Given to Gender Issues in All Kinds of Training
an article for Coyote 3 by Erzsébet Kovács and
Kloosterman suggesting new ways of approaching gender issues in
vanished June 2003]
links organisations and individuals who are interested in youth
programmes that specifically address minority youth or youth in
difficulty. As social exclusion becomes a key concept among policy
makers the site aims to provide space for those on the ground to engage
with and debate the best ways of developing inclusive youth programmes.
Includes pages in German and French.
International youth worker training course in Lithuania - experiential
and intercultural learning. Report also includes full
descriptions of methodologies.
Links & Ideas
Barbara Kawliche's comprehensive USA based site has many connections to
youth work sites in other countries.
12 The Rights of the Child
WORLD FIT FOR US Message
from the Children's Forum, delivered to the UN General Assembly Special
Session on Children by child delegates, Gabriela Azurduy Arrieta, 13,
from Bolivia and Audrey Cheynut, 17, from Monaco on 8 May 2002.
of Learner's Rights and Responsibilities
created and presented by young people for the Wondertree Foundation of
Natural Learning at the Rights of the Child Conference in Victoria, BC,
Rights Information Network
(CRIN) To get free copies of the
CRIN newsletter click this link: CRIN_armed_conflictemail@example.com
to send a blank email.
for Challenging Racism and other forms of Oppression
Children and Youth (UNHCR
Summary: Indigenous Children and Youth are particularly vulnerable to
human rights violations, as they often find themselves caught between
their indigenous language, customs and values and those of the wider
community. Several organizations, such as the United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Youth Unit, deal
with the problems faced by children and youth.
Clearinghouse for Youth Studies
Therapeutic Milieu tips, forum
and resources for working with
at-risk youth and emotionally disturbed children.
ACTIVE LEARNING BOOKSHOP WHERE PROFITS GO TO SAVE THE CHILDREN
other youth work resources -
especially any that are about 'reviewing'.