Unleash the power of youth work at the Impact and Influence: Stats and Stories Youth Work Conference in Glasgow on 1st November 2023.
Unleash the power of youth work at the Impact and Influence: Stats and Stories Youth Work Conference in Glasgow on 1st November 2023. Join us for an engaging event dedicated to exploring the profound impact and influence of youth work on young people, communities, and society.
Discover the transformative nature of youth work through the compelling combination of statistical data and powerful stories. Gain insights into building sector capacity, professional development, and understanding the importance of collective influence.
Connect with like-minded professionals, network and exchange innovative ideas that will shape the future of youth work. Share and explore the best practice of gathering youth work’s impact and how to turn our stories of impact into powerful influence. Check out our full programme for the day here.
On the day, we’ll have an update from Graeme Dey MSP, Minister for Higher Education, Further Education and Minister for Veterans.
You’ll also hear from an incredible range of key speakers, including Chris Birt, former head of the First Minister’s Policy and Delivery Unit, and Professor Momodou Sallah, director of the Centre for Academic Innovation.
Our expert panel discussion includes Professor Louise Hayward, head of the Scottish Government’s Review into Qualifications and Assessment; Jimmy Paul, head of the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit; and Professor Linda Bauld, chief social policy advisor to Scottish Government.
Our second live discussion of the day includes three members of the Scottish Youth Work Research Steering Group to explore how the sector can develop and improve the quality of impact data on youth work.
Here are just some of the impactful workshops we have lined up:
Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of this pioneering event that will redefine the way decision makers and funders perceive the power of youth work.
Participating in the National Youth Work Conference can be recorded as six hours of Professional Learning time, which can contribute to the 35 hours per year (pro rata) required for membership of the CLD Standards Council, another professional body, or your own learning and development plan.
When recording your professional learning you may want to reflect on your development from this event in relation to the relevant CLD Competences and CLD Ethics.