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FE Matters, v2 n1 1997

This document, which is intended to help individuals interested in developing or strengthening partnerships between the further education (FE) colleges and the United Kingdom's National Youth Agency (NYA), contains information about current youth work contributions in FE and materials for FE colleges to use to assess their need for and develop youth work programs. Discussed first is the joint Further Education Development Agency-NYA project out of which the document developed. The second section, which is devoted to youth work's contributions to supporting young people in FE, considers the role of youth workers in the following: curriculum enhancement and support; advice, information, and informal counseling; mentoring; supporting the student union; security and youth work; and recruitment. Examined next are various aspects of youth program management and support, including recruitment and training of youth workers and partnership arrangements. Section 4 presents a framework and materials (including focus sheets and student questionnaires) for FE colleges to use in assessing their youth work. Concluding the document are 10 case studies. Appended are the following: data on development and management of youth work in and with FE colleges; grading criteria matrix; and job description for a full-time youth worker. The bibliography contains 17 references. (MN)

Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Career Counseling, Case Studies, Cooperative Planning, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Foreign Countries, Individual Counseling, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Self Evaluation (Groups), Technical Institutes, Vocational Education, Youth Programs

Further Education Development Agency, Publications Dept., Mendip Centre, Blagdon, Bristol BS18 6RG, England, United Kingdom (7.50 British pounds).

Author: Hand, Jenny; Wright, Wayne


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