Recent Learnings for Theme 5: Youth Engagement in PYD Programs
Effectiveness of a youth-led early childhood care and education programme in rural Pakistan: A cluster-randomised controlled trial
An evaluation of a cluster-randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of a program delivered by trained female youth aiming to support children’s school readiness. The program was effective in benefitting young children’s school readiness. The cross-generational model is a promising approach to support early child development.
The paper details challenges preventing meaningful youth engagement and provides an overview of the core elements for meaningful youth engagement.
A guide highlighting the importance of youth participation in development practice. It provides information on a range of promising practice for working with youth to assist organizations on how to actually work with youth at a practical operational level in policy and programming.
Advocating for Change for Adolescents-A Practical Toolkit for Young People to Advocate for Improved Adolescent Health and Well-being
The purpose of this toolkit is to guide the design, implementation and monitoring of an effective national advocacy action roadmap to bring about positive policy-specific changes to improve the health and well-being of adolescents.
Passages is a five-year (2015-2020) USAID-funded project that aims to address a broad range of social norms, at scale, to achieve sustained improvements in family planning and reproductive health. (2018)
This toolkit is designed to introduce young people to an innovative theater methodology that creatively examines and transforms conflict. After working through the exercises in this manual, youth will be equipped to lead community dialogue as agents of positive change.
Proyecto Acción Transformadora develops representative cohorts of promising future political leaders with the capacity to address some of the country’s most pressing challenges. The program targets youth ages 16-35 to activate potential leaders, strengthen and mobilize developing leaders, and support leaders in action as they catalyze change within the country’s most marginalized communities.
Program evaluation report of the Youth Development Competencies Program (YDCP) works to empower Russian youth and develop their competencies to succeed and contribute as professionals and citizens by facilitating the replication and expansion of programs in line with the best practices in positive youth development (PYD). (2011)