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Youth work: Introducing policy

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In this free course, Youth work: Introducing policy, we will look at the meaning of policy, how it works as a mechanism for persuading people to behave in particular ways, its role in shaping our understandings of young people, and the role practitioners can play in mediating and influencing policy.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • analyse some of the assumptions that underpin policy
  • evaluate some of the ways in which practitioners can influence it.

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