Study visit on the topic of Youth work in Schools in Finland

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Youth work and schools have history over decades of educational partnership among the school aged children and teenagers in Finland. Different municipalities have different approaches to how schools and youth work are working together. Nevertheless, they all share similarities in their past learning curve and challenges

This study visit aims to have an overview of different kind of co-operation models and methods used in youth work in schools in Finland. A specific aim is to support the increase of knowledge and competencies of participants and organizations involved. During the study visit participants will be challenged to recognize the best practises that could be transferred to their own work. You will NOT focus on the Finnish school system, or getting to know practice of teaching nor the existing curriculum of Finnish schools, more than it’s adequate to understand the frame of the work.

The study visit will consist of a practical part: visit the local youth work actors and in activities focused on evaluation and recognizing opportunities in participants own organizations.


  • 17-21 May 2020
  • Lahti, Finland

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia