STEAM in Youth Work

STEAM in Youth Work is a two-year project that aims to deepen the capacity of the youth work sector to:

  1. use STEAM to improve the lives of young people
  2. deliver inspiring, hands-on STEAM education and public engagement (EPE) projects.

Through training, continuous professional development programmes, 10 partnership projects with frontline organisations, resource and equipment dissemination, youth workers will: 

  • Lead the delivery of in-depth STEAM projects that have been co-created with young people to respond to local need.
  • Engage young people in debate around STEAM themes emerging as important during Covid-19 (e.g. viruses, circular economies, gaming addiction).
  • Deliver education programmes that fuse science and art (e.g. sound/music).
  • Use innovative blended youth work methodologies.

This project is funded by the Science Foundation of Ireland.

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