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Join our Spring 'Policy and Practice Seminar' Series

The Professional Association of Lecturers in Youth and Community Work is funding a series of FREE* national, collaborative 'Policy and Practice' seminars around the UK. The aim of these seminars is to foster greater levels of collaboration between higher education institutions and practice agencies in the profiling of challenges and opportunities facing youth and community work policy and practice across the UK. We are delighted with the initial response to these seminars and, already, approaching 250 delegates have registered for these events.




  1. Secure your FREE Registration as a seminar delegate via this Link
  3. Follow the link above for a full listing of available seminars, or the unique links for each event found below:

  1. Friday 20th April (Worcester) ‘Youth and Community Work in Transition’

    Friday 4th May (Carmarthen) ‘Young People, Resilience and Wellbeing’


    Tuesday 15th May (Newport) ‘Young People, Resilience and Wellbeing’

    Wednesday 16th May (Glasgow) 'Developing a Charter for Post-Brexit Youth and Community Work’


    Thursday 17th May (Belfast) ‘Revisiting the Value of Faith-based Youth Work’

    Tuesday 22nd May (London) ‘The Changing Context for Youth Work Practice’

    Thursday 24th May (Dumfries) 'Developing a Charter for Post-Brexit Youth and Community Work’


    Friday 25th May (Derby) ‘Youth Work and Inter-Professional Practice’


Who should participate?

We invite participation from practitioners, academics, researchers, agencies, policy-makers and activists from across the UK who share a concern for the wellbeing of young people and communities. The seminar will include opportunities for participation and networking with a view to extending partnerships between academia and practice agencies.

How do I book?

Click on the links above to reserve your free space (which will include refreshments; and catering where a seminar includes a typical meal-time). Please select the booking category that best fits your status and you will be emailed a confirmation 'ticket'. Further updates and information will follow as the event draws nearer with final joining details and a full programme emailed a week in advance of the seminar date.


*The Professional Association is grateful to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for a grant that allows us to offer these seminars as free events to all participants. More information on the grant making activities of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund are available on their website via this link.


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