Youth work essentials

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Summary

In this episode we are talking with Howard Williamson and Jan Vanhee on the history of youth work in Europe. This podcast has been produced for the MOOC on Essentials of Youth Work. 
Howard Williamson is a youth worker and a Professor of European Youth Policy at the  University of South Wales, UK. He has worked on youth issues in  practice, research and policy throughout his life, and has been involved  with both the Council of Europe and the European Commission since the  1980s. His work with and for young people has been recognised with some  high level awards in British society and he continues to support  grass-roots youth work in Wales.  
Jan Vanhee works on European and international youth policy in the  Division for Youth at the Department for Culture, Youth, and Media in  the Flemish Community of Belgium. He is youth affairs attaché with the  Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU (Flemish Representation),  represents Belgium (Flanders) in the EU Youth Working Party and on the  Council of Europe’s Intergovernmental Steering Committee for Youth  (CDEJ) and follows all major political developments and debates on  youth(work) issues in Europe and beyond. His special interests include  EU-relations, the Council of Europe, the United Nations, civil society  policy, youth (work) policy, human rights, democracy, youth mobility,  co-operation on youth issues with South Africa, social work, migration and extreme poverty reduction.
Podcast host: Dariusz Grzemny
The transcript of the podcast can be read and / or downloaded from HERE

Show Notes

In this episode we are talking with Howard Williamson and Jan Vanhee on the history of youth work in Europe. This podcast has been produced for the MOOC on Essentials of Youth Work. 

Howard Williamson is a youth worker and a Professor of European Youth Policy at the  University of South Wales, UK. He has worked on youth issues in  practice, research and policy throughout his life, and has been involved  with both the Council of Europe and the European Commission since the  1980s. His work with and for young people has been recognised with some  high level awards in British society and he continues to support  grass-roots youth work in Wales.  

Jan Vanhee works on European and international youth policy in the  Division for Youth at the Department for Culture, Youth, and Media in  the Flemish Community of Belgium. He is youth affairs attaché with the  Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU (Flemish Representation),  represents Belgium (Flanders) in the EU Youth Working Party and on the  Council of Europe’s Intergovernmental Steering Committee for Youth  (CDEJ) and follows all major political developments and debates on  youth(work) issues in Europe and beyond. His special interests include  EU-relations, the Council of Europe, the United Nations, civil society  policy, youth (work) policy, human rights, democracy, youth mobility,  co-operation on youth issues with South Africa, social work, migration and extreme poverty reduction.

Podcast host: Dariusz Grzemny

The transcript of the podcast can be read and / or downloaded from HERE

What is Youth work essentials?

Podcasts of the EU-CoE partnership in the field of youth. Participation, social inclusion, youth work, better knowledge, visibility of youth work & youth policy. The podcasts were prepared for the MOOC on Youth Work Essentials