Opintojakson nimi Empowering youth
Opintojakson ajankohta 23.01.2023 - 10.12.2023
Korkeakoulu Kaakkois-Suomen ammattikorkeakoulu
Opintojakson kieli Englanti
Opintopisteet 5 OP

Opintojakson ala Humanistinen ja kasvatusala
Opettaja Xamk lehtori
Tarjotaan avoimen opiskelijoille Maksuton
Taso AMK

Ilmoittautumiskäytäntöihin liittyvät kyselyt
Ilmoittautumisaika 14.11.2022 - 29.10.2023
Opintojakson toteutussuunnitelma
AVOIN AMK ilmoittautuminen

Empowering youth

23.01.2023 - 10.12.2023

Opintojakson kuvaus

Learning outcomes:

  • You will be introduced of successful youth work practices, which are used for social empowerment of young people in Europe.
  • You will be orientated from theoretical and scientific perspective of preventing social exclusion, enhancing empowerment and employability of youth.
  • You are acquainted of common contents of the course, which are inclusion, participation, empowerment, active citizenship, and employability.
  • You understand the significance of these subjects in terms of well-being of youth.

Contents and methods:

  • The course introduces successful youth work practices, which are used for social empowerment of young people in Europe.
  • The course is divided on five different sections
    • “Common content”
    • “Equality”
    • “Experiential learning”
    • “Employment”
    •  “Online community/ mentoring”
  • All sections have topics about the topic in general, an intro, target group, best practice/ examples, methods, recommendations, and further readings/ information.
  • All sections and their topics are gathered to their own interactive books that contain text, articles, pictures, and videos.
  • All sections also have a quiz about the topic.

All work is independent, and the students will proceed at their own pace. First section includes the common contents of the course. The students must read all the materials and execute the quizzes from “common content” before they are able to move forward at the course. After they have completed the “common content” section, they are able to accomplish the rest of the course in the order they want to.

The course covers 5 ECTS credits, totalling 135 hours of student work. The number of hours is theoretical and varies according to student effort.


The quizzes are evaluated. There are unlimited attempts for the quizzes and correct answers gives points where false answers will decrease total points. The time limit for the quizzes is 30 minutes.

Assessment: Accepted/Failed

Opintojakson työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus

The study material is accessible for everyone on the learning environment. All sections have their own interactive books that contain text about the topics, accessible external links to articles and videos.

Opintojakson tiedot

The first start is 23.1.2023. After that students can start their studies approximately within a week after enrolling on this course. The estimated time for completing this course is 3 months. The last day of registration is 29 October 2023.


Additional information on enrolment: Open University of Applied Sciences office, email:

Terms of cancellation:  If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email