The Youth Program Quality Survey is a 24-item measure of program quality designed to evaluate participant perceptions of experiences in short- and longterm youth programs. The Youth Program Quality Survey was developed based on the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine’s eight program setting features that can contribute to the positive development of youth. This measurement tool is quite new within the field and as such little research has been conducted to determine its validity and reliability.
International Youth Foundation
On August 12, I had the opportunity to march through the streets of Arusha, Tanzania, with over 300 young women and men as p
Cogent Social Sciences
In this qualitative case study, the perceived impacts of workshops and internships provided by a Hong Kong-based non-governmental organization (NGO) working to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth were explored and descriptively presented. Data were derived from a combination of individual youth and teacher interviews, coupled with a youth focus group. Themes within the findings were developed by exploring individual perceptions of the influence that participation in workshops and internships had on reducing social barriers and addressing social issues for the youth.
Investing in youth from an early age can be a slow and difficult process, but its benefits can be far-reaching, especially from a staff development point of view.
Tanzania and Africa’s development at large lies with the well-being of its today’s children and youth.
The prospect of socio-economic transformation of the continent rests with investing in the young people of the continent.
Today’s investment in youth and children is tomorrow’s peace, stability, security, democracy, and sustainable development including reaping the demographic dividend.
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Somali refugees in Kenya currently find themselves in limbo with only restrictive and impractical options available to them. The majority of these refugees are unable to return to Somalia, despite recent efforts by the Governments of Kenya and Somalia and UNHCR, due to sustained threats to their protection, safety and dignity in what continues to be a fragile post-conflict situation. Opportunities for third country resettlement are concurrently diminishing, particularly in Europe and the United States of America, due to a sharp decline in refugee resettlement quotas.
The Sawa World Day celebrates local solutions that can transform the lives of vulnerable youth everywhere.
Devex, Resonance Global, University of Pennsylvania
The Brookings Institute, Transfr VR, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator
Access to quality education and skill building is essential in an age of rising inequality; by 2030, it is estimated that 825 million children will
NPR, The World Band, SESEWA, Garage Hub
That the world of work is changing is undisputed.