Three videos on the work of Dublin-based community development organisation, CAN (Community Action Network) and specifically on ‘The Practice of Leadership’, are available for viewing on Youtube. The videos were produced for CAN’s 25th anniversary. Part 1 – Leadership in … Continue reading
The Assessment of the Economic Value of Youth Work report published recently by the National Youth Council of Ireland was commissioned by NYCI to provide a comprehensive and rigorous economic assessment of youth work. Key findings include that for every … Continue reading
This report is the result of a scoping exercise carried out by the Carnegie UK Trust in June 2011 that sought to map rural community development networks throughout the UK and Ireland. The paper sets out a series of recommendations designed to … Continue reading
The International Association for Community Development has launched an important new resource, ‘Appreciating Assets‘, with the support of the Carnegie UK Trust. It is aimed at helping community development practitioners, activists and policymakers get to grips with what asset-based community … Continue reading
From the Irish ‘Centre for Effective Services’: A review of the international evidence base regarding effective community development programmes.
The National Adult Learning Organisation in Ireland (AONTAS) has published their research report ‘Community Education: More than just a course’. The research explored the outcomes and impact of government funded community education in relation to enhancing learning, fostering empowerment, and … Continue reading