Course name Empowering youth
Course date 23.01.2023 - 31.08.2023
Institution XAMK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Hospitality Management HUB
Teacher Xamk lehtori
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 21.11.2022 - 28.05.2023
Implementation plan
OPEN UAS Enrolment

Empowering youth

23.01.2023 - 31.08.2023

Course description

Objective:  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. Content: 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” and “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.

Assessment criteria

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.


Course way of working and time table

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.

Course info

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 28 May 2023.