Youth Arts Toolkit – Value For Money and Policy – Planning and problem-solving

November 15, 2016

Stepping Up Project

Over the summer I worked with a group on the Stepping up Project. The group of young people were involved with Youth Work Ireland Tipperary in […]
May 13, 2016

Connecting our Past and Present

    Over the last three years my work has focused on two letters written during the week of the Easter Rising 1916. The work has […]
April 27, 2016

Why the Arts are Important!

Hiya to the youth work fraternity! Here is my tuppence worth, on my experience of delivering arts based programmes and why I think it is an […]
March 21, 2016

The role of the Arts in Environmental Education

Across the globe, educators, scientists, musicians and artists have been collaborating in the development of innovative ways to engage young people with the natural world. The […]
October 14, 2015

A Skills Perspective on Arts Education II

Looking at the impact that arts education could have on the development of various skills sets  was the original idea behind the OECD’s book Art for […]
August 25, 2015

Why is Creativity Important and What Does it Contribute?

Following on from last week’s blog, this second reflection developed by youth workers and artists in Cork as part of the Creativity and Change programme is […]
July 1, 2015

Living, Breathing, Singing Proof of the Positive Effect of Song

In this blog, Conor Heffernan tells us about being inside the Sing and Shine Project  (a health, wellbeing project developed by Aspiro which took place in […]
June 5, 2015

Sing and Shine Part II

In this blog, as the ‘Sing and Shine’ programme draws to a close, we talk to Mary Amond O’Brien about the positive impact that this project […]
February 16, 2015

A Skills Perspective on Arts Education

In 2015, NYAP’s Youth Arts Blog will be asking a series of funders about why and how they fund Arts Programmes for young people. In this […]
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