Structured Youth Development Programmes - A Review of Evidence

This review is intended to identify what is currently known about good practice in structured youth development programmes. This document is only available online.

This review is currently informing our internal policy development and our work in:

  • reviewing the contracting and evaluation of our funded youth programmes
  • informing key discussion with providers e.g. 'range and reach'
  • adding to the body of evidence on youth development policy and practice in New Zealand.

We recommended providers of youth development structured programmes, especially those engaged in programme planning, policy and practice read this report.

Please note: The full review contains footnotes in sequence and should be cited for referencing purposes. Links for the individual sections have separate numerical runs of footnotes.

If you would like to provide feedback or comments about this review please email: Feel free to let us know about your own examples of best practice working well.