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Enabling Youth Social Action Resources Page

Welcome to the Enabling Youth Social Action Educator Programme. On this page, you can find the Course Overview including dates for your diary as well as a downloadable Workbook for your personal use throughout the Programme. Under each session tab, there will be a range of resources for optional further reading and tasks and a feedback survey which we kindly ask all participants to fill out after each session.

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Session 1 - Introduction to Youth Social Action

Learning Outcomes:

  • Meet for the first time as a group and get to know each other
  • Talk through the Enabling Youth Social Action Programme
  • Understand what we mean by Youth Social Action

Further reading and resources:

Optional task:

  • Please refer to further reading and resources for this introductory session

Complete session feedback survey

Session 2 - Introduction to the Dirt Is Good Project

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the theory behind the Dirt Is Good Project
  • Explore case study examples of Youth Social Action enabled by Dirt Is Good
  • Get familiar with the Dirt Is Good website

Optional further reading and resources:

Optional task:

  • Sign up on the Dirt Is Good website

Complete session feedback survey

Session 3 - The Dirt Is Good Principles

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore each principle in depth use case study examples to bring them to life
  • Understand how the principles interact with each other
  • Discuss how to apply the principles to help enable Youth Social Action 

Optional further reading and resources 

Optional task 

Complete session feedback survey

Session 4 - Recruiting and Forming your Dirt Is Good Group

Learning Outcomes:

  • Examine a list of key things to consider before starting to recruit group members
  • Learn how to take diversity, equality, and inclusion into account when forming a group
  • Gain an appreciation of the do’s and don’ts associated with advertising the opportunity

Optional further reading and resources (coming soon)

Optional task (coming soon)

Complete session feedback survey

Session 5 - Coach, Don't Lead  

Learning Outcomes:

  •  Develop an understanding of what it means to be a Coach
  • Grasp how a Coach’s role changes over time
  • Examine the ‘do’s and don’ts’ Coaches should keep in mind when enabling youth social action

Optional further reading and resources (coming soon)

Optional task (coming soon)

Complete session feedback survey