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Youth Work

Objectives 

 

 
  • To help young people achieve their full educational and social potential, through acquired competencies.
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  • To assist the young person to develop holistically, i.e. the personal, social, political, spiritual and economic aspects of the human person.
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  • To focus on the needs and the qualities of young persons and aims at creating both one-to-one relationships and group interaction in a safe environment.
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  • To support young people in their journey towards adulthood and enable them to fulfil their full potential as individuals.
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  • To focus on young people with challenging behaviour within the Learning Support Zone, young people in the school/s within the College set up, as well as in inter-School and inter-Colleges collaboration.
 

 

 

Services Offered 

 

  • Provide information and assistance relevant to the young person’s needs:
    Set up and/or sustain an information desk with diverse material related to lifelong learning, health and leisure activities among others.

 

 
  • Create fun activities which address perceived important issues:
    Fun games
    Interpersonal Skills
    Intrapersonal Skills
 

 

 
  • ​Thematic information:
    Alternative leisure activities
    President Award Scheme
    Team-building games
    Outdoor activities
    Creativity through visual media

 

 

 

 
  • Encourage young people to participate in extra-curricular activities during the mid-day break or after school to enhance the students’ civic and social aspects:
 
  • Support the set up of the school’s students’ council
    Annual School Activities such as Prize Day, School Leaving activities
    Discuss topical issues
    Live-ins
    Hobby clubs
    Breakfast club.

 

 

 

 
  • ​​​Provide learning through mobility and participate in activities funded through the various Youth In Action programmes:
    Youth exchanges
    Youth initiatives.

 

 

 

 
  • Encourage young people to continue their education in higher secondary institutions:
    Liaison with the School Career Advisors to promote careers and further education
    Support the School Career Advisors on visits and seminars regarding higher education and careers.
    Contribute to improve the School Guidance Information Desk.

 

 

 

 
  • ​​​Address and rope-in parents on extra-curricular activities to gain their support in attaining a comprehensive personal portfolio for the young person:
    Seminars on participation in non-formal education activities
    Attendance in young people’s led activities.

 

 

Policy Documents
Inclusive and Special Education Review – June 2005
For All Children To Succeed – June 2005​​

CONTACT INFORMATION
Service Manager
Inclusive Education
Triq Fra Gaetano Pace Forno
Il-Ħamrun 
HMR 1100
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 Telephone
2122 8349 / 2122 8350

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