Research and Information Management

Objectives:
  • Research and Information Management

    Research and Information Management

    To foster and promote high quality research that inform programmes that are responsive to youth needs;

  • To facilitate both national and international affiliations and research linkages in the broad field of youth work;
  • To attract, encourage and involve young people/students in research on youth issues;
  • To facilitate collaboration in joint research projects, especially those that bring together empirical applications and the development in the youth sector;
  • To encourage critical debate about old and new approaches to youth development issues and agendas;
  • To document SAAYC’s work and translate research reports into accessible media such as short video loops.
Baseline Studies:

Activities

  • Conducting Surveys (evidence based results)
  • Focus Group Discussions (members’ needs)
  • Formulating SAAYC’s position trending National and Global Issues
  • Dialogues with Stakeholders on youth-based research findings
Documentation:

Activities

  • Identification of documentation tools
  • Procurement of Training Resources
  • Accreditation of some Training Content
  • Periodic Reviews of Training Manuals
  • Development of Training Manuals
  • Video and Still Photoshoots
Knowledge Management:

Activities

  • Knowledge acquisition and discovery
  • Creation of New Knowledge
  • Storage and organisation of knowledge
Monitoring and Evaluation:

Activities

  • Establishing context for M & E Activity
  • Developing and Adapting Tools and Methods
  • Record Key Indicators pre-implementation
  • Measurement of outputs and report writing
  • Knowledge transfer and sharing