Youth Work Researcher
Youth Work Researcher badge demonstrates the ability to survey and analyse young people's concerns, needs and interests using empirical research methods.
- Knowing about the situation, status and condition of young people in society
- Knowing about interests, concerns and needs of young people
- Knowing empirical methods of research
- Being able to apply empirical methods in order to describe interests, concerns and needs of young people
- Being able to analyse the needs and concerns of different youth groups, subcultures etc.
- Capacity to present the results to different stakeholders
- Showing interest in youth issues
- Demonstrating attention to detail
- Being neutral and not judgmental
Participants have to successfully accomplish the following tasks before the BADU Open Badge will be issued.
- Having successfully completed an entire learning activity (training course, seminar, online course, workshop etc.), a voluntary programme/internship
- Assessment session with the trainer/mentor
- Case Study
- Conducted one workshop on the topic of the activity with youth within 2 months after the activity
- Conducted critical incident analysis
- Problem Solving and simulation games on the specific topic of the activity
- Reflection exercises
- Scored at least 80% on the final test