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Exploring Interculturalism in Youth Work

This two-hour session will give a general introduction to intercultural and inclusive youth work, how to engage with minority ethnic and other minority groups in a youth work setting and identifying and overcoming some barriers to such involvement. Participants will be introduced to a range of resources such as training, activities and practical skills. This session is ideal as part of a team planning session.

This course is available by request only, and is not scheduled to date. Please contact if you wish to book this course.

Course fee: €20 per person (negotiable)


Numbers: The minimum number of participants that is required to run this course successfully is 8, and the maximum 25.

Learning content:

The session will:

  • Introduce participants to youth work in an intercultural setting;
  • Explain the meaning of interculturalism vs multiculturalism, and your services’ role in integration;
  • Overcome some barriers in cross-cultural communication;
  • Provide practical tips on recruitment of young people, volunteers and staff;
  • Planning for what needs to be in place, and next steps.

Designed for:

This course will suit individuals that have an ongoing professional relationship – voluntary or staff - with young people, youth and community workers who work with young people in out-of-school settings.

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