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Insights into youth policy evaluation

Policy monitoring and evaluation are complex aspects of policy making, and there are many myths that make them difficult to understand.

This volume of Insights explains these concepts, presents the reality across Europe, gives examples of good approaches and tips for how to integrate monitoring and evaluation in youth policy making. It looks at the following questions.

How can evaluation bring forward learning in youth policy?

How can it lead to more agile, flexible and adequate policy making in the youth field?

What are the benefits of good policy monitoring and evaluation?

How can young people contribute?

The publication is addressed to all those initiating, implementing or participating in youth policy evaluation. Drawing on the results of the Youth Policy Evaluation Review, a study carried out in 2019 by the EU-Council of Europe youth partnership with the correspondents of the European Knowledge Centre for Youth Policy across more than 30 countries in Europe, this Insights presents concepts, methods, steps and case studies in youth policy monitoring and evaluation.

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