Research LAUNCH: Mapping Youth Arts Provision in Youth Work settings
February 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm GMT
NYCI commissioned UCC to carry out an independent mapping of youth arts provision in youth work settings in Ireland. Join us at the virtual launch of the research to find out:
- What is the nature and scope of youth arts provision in youth work settings in Ireland
- What challenges do youth workers, youth arts practitioners and youth organisations encounter in providing opportunities for young people to engage in youth arts
- What are the key recommendations from the research
Free of charge
- Hear from our panel of expert speakers and what the findings of this report mean for your work.
- Learn more about the shift at policy level and significant financial investment needed in order to advance meaningful and sustainable youth arts provision in Ireland, and concrete recommendations to help achieve this.
- Get your copy of the research report.
Who you’ll hear from on the day
Dr Eileen Hogan, University College Cork
Eileen Hogan is a Lecturer in the School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork. She is Course Director of the Masters in Youth Arts and Sports Education, which won the grad Ireland/HEA award for Best Postgraduate Course (Arts and Humanities) in 2017. Eileen is also Deputy Director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work.
Through these roles, she is involved in the professional development of youth workers and youth arts practitioners and has strong connections with youth work organisations. Eileen is also a member of the Board of Directors at Youth Work Ireland Cork. She is also Chairperson of the IndieCork Film and Music Festival, which is a volunteer-led organisation that supports youth arts as an element of its broader cultural programme.
We have a an exciting panel lined up to join Dr Hogan in reacting to and dissecting the research and what it means for your work. Check out full speaker panel and programme below:
WHAT’S HAPPENING ON THE DAY?
Welcome and introduction
Marie-Claire McAleer, NYCI Head of Research and Policy, chair of arts mapping research and Advisory Committee.
Overview of research findings and recommendations
Eileen Hogan, University College Cork, report co-author.
Reflections on the research
Lisa Kavanagh,Youth Officer, Tipperary ETB and member of the Research Advisory Board
Seóna Ní Bhriain, Head of Young People, Children and Education, The Arts Council
Video showcase of young people and youth arts work submitted as part of mapping
NYCI policy recommendations Mary Cunningham, CEO, NYCI
Expert panel discussion with Eileen Hogan, Lisa Kavanagh, and Seóna Ní Bhriain, chaired by Marie-Claire McAleer.
Formal launch of research Mary Cunningham, CEO, NYCI
NYCI National Youth Arts Programme
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Youth work managers, youth workers, youth arts practitioners, ETB youth officers, arts officers and anyone working with young people, academics in the field of youth studies, youth work students, policy makers, stakeholders from relevant government departments.