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Research-based analysis of European youth programmes

We are a research network with partners in 32 European countries with 29 languages.

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In a nutshell

The RAY Network is an open and self-governed European research network of National Agencies of the European youth programmes and their research partners. The network conducts research on international youth work and youth learning mobility, promotes dialogue between research, policy and practice, and contributes to evidence-based youth policy development in the youth field in Europe.

Highlight Facts

70%

Youth workers and youth leaders who say that the corona pandemic has had major effects on their youth work

84%

Youth workers and youth leaders who address the corona pandemic and its effects in their youth work

55%

Youth workers and youth leaders who saw at least two thirds of their youth work interrupted by the pandemic

17%

Youth workers and youth leaders who managed to transfer all their youth work to online formats

74%

Youth work organisations who had to close their office temporarily during the corona pandemic

50%

Youth workers and youth leaders who say the support of youth work has been somewhat or very inadequate

Latest Reports

Literature Review //
Young people and the pandemic
We undertook a second literature review on European and global research findings related to youth work and young people during the corona pandemic.

Published in April 2021
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Research Report //
Effects and outcomes of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme
This is the newest research report monitoring effects & outcomes of Erasmus+ Youth in Action, based on data collected in 2019 & 2020

Published in March 2021
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Data Report //
Effects and outcomes of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme
This is the most recent data report monitoring effects and outcomes of Erasmus+ Youth in Action, based on data collected in 2019 & 2020.

Published in March 2021
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Upcoming Events

Third Youth Research Dialogue on 8 November
Join us on 8 November. We will talk about youth participation and active citizenship within the European youth programmes as well as in a wider context.
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SAVE the DATE – more Youth Research Dialogues
Our thematic online series of evidence-based youth research findings continues - join us for the third and the fourth Youth Research Dialogue. Dates can be found here!
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Open RAY conference & methodological seminar 2020
We had planned to organise a conference on 'Perspectives for Youth Research 2030' & a methodological seminar in 2020. Both have been postponed.
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Latest News

Third Youth Research Dialogue on 8 November
Join us for our third Youth Research Dialogue on 8 November. We will talk about youth participation and active citizenship within the European youth programmes as well as in a wider context. More information here!
read more
SAVE the DATE – more Youth Research Dialogues
Our thematic online series of evidence-based youth research findings continues - join us for the third and the fourth Youth Research Dialogue. The dates and topics can be found here! And more details will follow soon!
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Recommendations for the next programme generation
Join us for our online panel on 28 September! We will discuss recommendations for the next programme generation and insights from RAY reserach. With national RAY researchers & the transnational research team.
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