6 Steps To Plan a Great Youth Work Programme.


In this episode of Youth Work Toolbox, we explore how to plan a great youth work programme.

What is the difference between a project and a programme?


A project is an individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned to achieve a particular aim.


A programme is a planned series of future events or performances.


Working as a youth worker it’s your role to make the Youth Centre engaging and enjoyable for the young people who are attending, so you need to know how to plan a great programme.


Young people will enjoy  the session more when the programme has been planned.


Great Planning Prevents Poor Performance






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A planned youth programme helps ensure that the youth worker delivers a high quality provision to young people.


Programme planning is a simple process that youth workers need to be equipped to work through.


That’s what we explore in this episode.


Programmes full of activities for young people enables them to participate, develop skills, develop self-awareness, confidence and give them responsibility.


You need to think about what the outcomes for young people will be. Your activities should be focussed on providing  opportunities which are fun and interesting.


Listen to find out:

  • What is a programme
  • 6 steps on how to plan a great programme
  • Benefits on having a planned programme
  • What makes a great youth work programme
  • How programmes are used in the centre


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