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Adobe PDF format Youth work: A systematic map of the research literature | © 2019

Through the Centre for Effective Services, Dublin, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs commissioned the first systematic international map of youth work research. It provides a unique resource for investigating the content of youth work, how it is delivered and the terms in which it is assessed, both in formal evaluations of its impact and by children and young people themselves. It provides a valuable basis for developing an evidence-informed approach to policy and practice.

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