Pear Reviewed Journal articles on the teaching of Youth and Community Work

Seal, M., Anastasio, J., Andersson, Å., Araste, L., Archilleos, J., Bardy, H., & Hughes, G. (2019). Teaching Youth Work in Higher Education. Tensions, Connections, Continuities and Contradictions. © University of Tartu (Estonia), Newman University (UK), Humak University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and Estonian Association of Youth Workers.

Corney, T. (2019). 12 Teaching Youth Work in Australia – Values based education and the threat of Neoliberalism. In M Seal (ed) Teaching youth work in higher education. University of Tartu, Estonia.

Corney, T., & Broadbent, R. (2007). Youth Work Training Package Review: More of the Same or Radical Rationalisation? Youth Studies Australia, 26(3), 36-43.

Corney, T. (2004). Values versus competencies: Implications for the future of professional youth work education. Journal of Youth Studies, 7(4), 513-527.

Maunders, D., & Corney, T. (2021). Professional Education for youth work: An expanding field. In (2nd Ed) T. Corney (Ed) Professional Youth Work: An Australian perspective. YNOT – The Youth Affairs Network of Tasmania.

Bloxham, S., & Heathfield, M. (1995). Rejecting the theory/practice dichotomy in youth and community work training. Youth and Policy, 50 (Autumn), 35-48.

Youth work and Community work

Corney, T., Williamson, H., Holdsworth, R., Broadbent, R., Ellis, K., Shier, H., & Cooper, T. (2020). Approaches to youth participation in youth and community work practice: a critical dialogue. Youth Workers Association.

Corney, T. (2009). Participation and empowerment: Is youth work a form of community development? Commonwealth Youth and Development, 7(2), 2-10.

Corney, T. (2004) Youth Work and Community Development – Kissing Cousins or Comrades in Arms. New Community Quarterly, 2 (3). pp. 17-20.

Coburn, A., & Gormally, S. (2017). Communities for social change: Practicing equality and social justice in youth and community contexts. Peter Lang.

Parkin, C., & Buchroth, I. (2010). Using theory in youth and community work practice. Youth and Community Work Practice, 1-160.

Teaching Resources for Youth and Community Work

European Academy on Youth Work

Higher Education in Youth Work – Finland

Focus Learning in Youth Work –

Youth Work and You – 7 Youth Work Training Modules

Ethics & Standards in Teaching Youth and Community Work

National Youth Council of Ireland –

Commonwealth Youth Programme, Code of Ethical Practice for Youth Work

YACVic Youth Sector Code of Ethical Practice

Teaching Youth and Community Work

Cooper, T., & Scriven, R. (2017). Communities of inquiry in curriculum approach to online learning: Strengths and limitations in context. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 33(4).

Love, T., & Cooper, T. (2004). Designing online information systems for portfolio-based assessment: Design criteria and heuristics. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 3(1), 65-81.

Cooper, T. (2017). Curriculum Renewal: Barriers to Successful Curriculum Change and Suggestions for Improvement. Journal of Education and Training Studies, 5(11), 115-128.

Cooper, T. (2019). Calling out ‘alternative facts’: curriculum to develop students’ capacity to engage critically with contradictory sources. Teaching in Higher Education, 24(3), 444-459.

Cooper, T., Bessant, J., Broadbent, R., Couch, J., Edwards, K., Jarvis, J., & Ferguson, C. (2014). Australian youth work education: Curriculum renewal and a model for sustainability for niche professions.

Daley, K. (2012). Gathering sensitive stories: Using care theory to guide ethical decision-making in research interviews with young people. Youth Studies Australia, 31(3), 27-34.

Couch, J. (2017). We are what we teach: Teaching youth work on the Thai-Burma border. Journal of Applied Youth Studies, 2(1), 5-17.

Youth and Community Work practice

Cooper, T. (2012). Models of youth work: a framework for positive sceptical reflection. Youth and Policy 1. (109) pp.98-117

Godden, N. J., Farrant, B. M., Yallup Farrant, J., Heyink, E., Carot Collins, E., Burgemeister, B., … & Cooper, T. (2021). Climate change, activism, and supporting the mental health of children and young people: Perspectives from Western Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 57(11), 1759-1764.

O’Keeffe, P., Johnson, B., & Daley, K. (2022). Continuing the precedent: Financially disadvantaging young people in” unprecedented” COVID‐19 times. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 57(1), 70-87.

Couch, J. (2018). Together we walk: The importance of relationship in youth work with refugee young people. In Sage (Vol. 213, pp. 213-227).