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EACEA National Policies Platform


10. Youth work

10.4 Quality and innovation in youth work

Last update: 27 May 2021
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  3. Participate Youth Work
  4. Smart youth work: youth work in the digital world

Quality and innovation in youth work

Quality manual

In 2018 the Improve youth work! Practical manual to improve the quality of youth work (Verbeter jongerenwerk! Praktisch handboek om de kwaliteit van jongerenwerk te verhogen) was published by DSP-groep and the municipality of ‘s Hertogenbosch, with funding from the Ministry of Health Welfare and Sport and in collaboration with other partners like youth organizations. The manual is based on the competence framework Quality Youth Work for the further development of youth work, published by the European Commission. The Dutch manual has mainly been written for youth workers, policy makers and the management of youth work organizations to develop the quality of youth work.