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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

Online Panel – Recommendations for the next programme generation
Join us for our online panel on 28 September! We will discuss recommendations & insights from our RAY research for the next programme generation.
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RAY Network Meeting & RAY PART Research Conference
Here you can find further information on the upcoming (internal) RAY conferences and meetings, which will take place in the second half of 2021.
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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

Online Panel – Recommendations for the next programme generation
Join us for our online panel on 28 September! We will discuss recommendations for the next programme generation. With national RAY researchers & the transnational research team.
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2nd Youth Research Dialogue on 7 September
On 7 September, we discussed insights from our research project, RAY Monitoring of Erasmus+. What impact does the programme have? If you missed this Youth Research Dialogue, check out the recording of the live stream here!
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Youth Research Dialogues – next episode on 7 September
The series continues - join us for the 2nd Youth Research Dialogue on 7 September. We will discuss insights from our RAY Monitoring of Erasmus+ Youth research project from the last 7 years. What impact does the programme have?
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