Theory and Practice of Comparative Youth Policies
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Course code
TPN7030.HR
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Course title in Estonian
Võrdleva noortepoliitika teooria ja praktika
Course title in English
Theory and Practice of Comparative Youth Policies
ECTS credits
6.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
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lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
1. Provide an overview of youth policy and different youth work approaches in different countries.
2. Analyse development and influencers of Estonian youth policy
3. Analyse youth work and youth policy challenges in modern society.
Brief description of the course
During the course, students take a look at youth work and youth policy development in the historical context and examine the fundamentals of the formulation of the strategies in the field of youth. Developments and influencers of Estonian youth policy will be discussed. Formation principles of youth field strategies will be studied. It also draws a parallel between the various countries' experiences and challenges in youth work and youth policy development.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows the youth policy generalisations and diversity based on the example of different countries;
- analyses influencers and development of Estonian youth policy;
- knows the basics of compiling development strategies arising from the challenges of the field of youth;
- is able to relate historical development of youth work to the contemporary context.
Teacher
Tanja Dibou, PhD
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