Practice Development

Our team provides national, regional and local professional learning opportunities and tailored capacity-building support on the ground for youth work practitioners and school partners.

National, Regional and Local Capacity-Building

These are some of the ways in which our team is working with youth work practitioners and schools on the ground to support practice development.

Professional Learning Opportunities

Contact us if you’d like us to design facilitate a professional learning workshop built around some of the resources below.

Youth Work : A Guide for Schools

Our Guide for Schools explains youth work’s role within Scottish Education and where collaboration between schools and youth work support the ambitions of the Scottish Attainment Challenge, improving outcomes for children and young people impacted by poverty.

Professional Learning Resource

Developed by the Youth Work and Schools Collaborative, our professional learning resource offers a set of learning activities designed to enable youth work and school practitioners to continuously improve their partnership working.

Sample documents supporting the professional learning resource
(PDF, 121 KB)

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation is a resource to support structured professional dialogue between youth work and school practitioners who are looking to build a greater shared understanding of roles, responsibilities and approaches.

Lost in Translation Glossary
(PDF, 407 KB)

Contact Us

Please don't hesitate to contact Marielle Bruce or Gill Gracie for more information, advice or practical support in your setting.