This guide is for youth workers who are interested in setting up ‘makerspaces’ and including STEM and maker education in youth work. This guide:
- introduces the ‘Maker Movement’
- outlines how maker and STEM education can help to achieve youth work outcomes
- describes some of the key features of makerspaces and provides practical tips as to how they can be set up
While there are many available resources out there on the Maker Movement, makerspaces and maker education, this guide focuses on the particular value, opportunities and challenges to setting up makerspaces within youth work organisations.
Setting up Makerspaces in Youth Work Organisations – A Guide