|1.||Critique the broad parameters of the study of social policy;|
|2.||Articulate how youth policy impacts on young people, youth workers in local and national communities;|
|3.||Analyse the broader impact of policy in constructing social indicators particularly in developing equitable outcomes;|
|4.||Determine the role of policy in constructing a fair society;|
|5.||Articulate their development of skills and knowledge about the theory/s that underpin and involves youth policy; and|
|6.||Adapt knowledge of the different processes and mechanisms that may be undertaken to develop and formulate youth policy.|
|Exercise||Newspaper article analysis||10%|
|Presentation||Lead a discussion on newspaper article||10%|
|Creative Works||Infographic on how policy impacts the work of youth workers||35%|
|Report||A major analysis of a youth policy||45%|
Essential Skills for Youth Work Practice 2nd
Sapin, K (2013),
London: Sage Publications
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