DesYign Introductory Workshop

DesYign Introductory Workshop – Participatory Co-Design of Services with Young People

Date: Wednesday August 11th, 2pm – 3pm
Venue: Online – Register here>>

This workshop is for all Youth Work Ireland Youth Information and youth work staff with the purpose of:

  • Introducing the Desyign toolkit
  • Learning about the experience of Youth Work Ireland staff in using the toolkit.
  • Discuss and agree a strategy sharing and using this new tool in our work.

The Desyign toolkit provides information and practical resources to support youth workers and youth information workers to design services with young people. It is a useful resource for youth workers interested in youth participation and those who work to develop programmes and services

Workshop Programme

  • Welcome and introduction, Patrick Burke, CEO
  • Introduction to the Desyign Project, Matthew Seebach (YWI)
  • Experience with Desyign and the training course, Tracey McArdle (YWI)
  • A strategy for dissemination of the Desyign Tools, Matthew Seebach
  • Close                    

About the Desyign Toolkit

The Desyign toolkit is an Erasmus+ funded initiative which has been designed by a consortium of European Youth Information providers to accompany the DesYign Online Course and has been created by a partnership of youth practitioners from across Europe. All of the materials in this toolkit have been tested in youth work settings.

This toolkit provides information and practical resources to support youth workers and youth information workers to design services with young people. It is an introduction to Service Design. It has been designed to accompany the DesYign Online Course and has been created by a partnership of youth practitioners from across Europe. All of the materials in this toolkit have been tested in youth work settings. These resources will introduce youth workers to this methodology
with the aim to support them to continuously evolve and improve youth information services in line with young people’s ever changing information seeking behaviours.