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10. Youth work

10.7 Raising awareness about youth work

Last update: 27 March 2023
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  1. Information providers
  2. Key initiatives

Information providers

The Department of Youth Affairs disseminates information about youth work on their website where the information is divided into main three sections on 1) Open Youth Work; 2) Mobile youth work; and 3) Working with youth on the street. Each section provides actual and up to date information, including documents, and links to documents, studies, guidelines and descriptions related to each type of youth work, for example, The Description of differences between the main forms of youth work

 Key initiatives

Lithuanian Non-formal Education Association has a dedicated website with information about youth work that complements information about youth work provided by The Department of Youth Affairs. The Association develops and coordinates motivation and recognition systems for achievements and uses the global Digital Open Badges standards to capture, measure, and recognize achievements. It cooperates with the Agency of Youth Affairs in order to develop tailor-made systems for assessing and recognizing non-formal education achievements including non-formal learning, recognition of volunteering and youth work.