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EACEA National Policies Platform
Republic of North Macedonia

Republic of North Macedonia

10. Youth work

10.8 Current debates and reforms

Last update: 28 November 2023
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  1. Forthcoming policy developments
  2. Ongoing debates


Forthcoming policy developments

After preparation of the first accredited non-formal education program for Adult Vocational Education: Worker with Youth, in line with the 2018 Worker with Youth Vocational Standard, taking into account the diversity of youth work outlined in the Council of Europe Youth Work Recommendations, adopted by the Council of Ministers on 31 May 2017 there is no public available information about forthcoming policy about Youth Work.

Ongoing debates

Union for Youth Work together with other youth organizations and MPs are working on new (the first) Law on Youth Work. There is no public available information on the preparation process and when this law should be adopted.

The Union for Youth Work is working to create conditions for the establishment of postgraduate studies in youth work, and according to the latest information, it is planned to open the first postgraduate studies for youth workers in our country at the Faculty of Philosophy, which are expected to start teaching in September 2023 year. [1]