Artsplan Training Developing Participation: Producing work with, for and by young people

Wednesday 24th May 2017

10.30 am- 4.45 pm

BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art, Gateshead


The Course:


This course considers the different ways in which young people participate and engage with projects and the quality of their experience.


The day will leave you with a toolkit of approaches to developing projects ensuring authentic engagement for young people on a level that is meaningful to them.  You will consider participatory practice, exploring frameworks and models that will help you identify the ways in which young people can participate in creative and cultural projects, and support you to provide opportunities for them to influence and collaborate on the work that you are developing and delivering.


The course will also look at how to plan and evaluate the quality of your offer to young people and how this can be developed to support the creation of “high-quality arts and cultural learning experiences for, by and with children and young people”.


Ideal if:

Anyone developing and delivering participatory projects for young people in the creative and cultural sector.

You will gain:

  • Approaches to engaging young people in your participatory projects
  • A toolkit for ensuring meaningful engagement
  • Models and frameworks of participation
  • Approaches to identifying and meeting the needs of young people
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Tools for creating a successful creative or cultural project with, for and by young people


Trainer:  Lesley Wood

The Cost:

£130 per person, including lunch, refreshments and a certificate of attendance for each delegate. Limited bursary places are available. English National Youth Arts Network members receive 10% discount on spaces. Membership is FREE – sign up here


Book your place online below or contact Miranda Hewitt-Green at [email protected] / 02380 332491 for further information.

Venue BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead
Region North East
Total places 20
Start date Wednesday 24th May, 2017
End date Wednesday 24th May, 2017

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