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2014 PROSPECTUS


CONTENTS 03 Welcome from Nick Shepherd, CYM CEO 04 Why study with CYM? 06 Come to a CYM open day FOUNDATIONS 08 Engage: Children’s ministry 10 Engage: Youth ministry 12 Enable: Schoolswork DEGREES 14 FdA in Community Based Pioneer Ministry 16 BA (Hons) Children and Family Work with Practical Theology 18 BA (Hons) Schools, Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC) 20 BA (Hons) Youth Work and Communities and Practical Theology (JNC) 22 BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC) CONTINUING EDUCATION 24 MA Youth and Community Work with Practical Theology (JNC) 26 MA Professional Practice with Practical Theology 28 Continued professional development 29 Core Services CENTRES 30 Bristol CYM 31 Cambridge CYM 32 CYM Ireland 33 Midlands CYM 34 Oxford CYM 35 Become an Engage agency


to our 2014 prospectus The Institute for Children, Youth and Mission (CYM) has been at the forefront of training for Christian work with children and young people for the past twenty years. Today we continue to focus on the task of ensuring that mission and ministry with children and young people is prioritised, performed well and passed on. CYM works with colleges, agencies and churches across the UK to ensure the very best training and support is provided for this vital area. In this prospectus you will find details on the programmes we have for volunteers seeking to strengthen their foundations in children and youth ministry; degree courses for individuals starting their career in youth or children’s work; professional development and postgraduate study for experienced practitioners looking to enhance their skills and understanding. Being part of CYM offers more than the chance to study or learn new skills. You will be challenged and stretched in your faith as well as in your thinking. You will be challenged and stretched in putting faith into action. All of our training is

connected to a professional practice agency where you will have the opportunity to put into practice what you learn, and learn through what you experience in practice. CYM has been a pioneer in this approach to theological education for ministry and mission. CYM centres and agencies understand what is needed to support this type of learning. In addition to the core teaching staff and administrators who run your courses, CYM draws on the expertise of experienced practitioners as tutors and mentors. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better environment for to tain for Children, Youth and Mission work. As a successful CYM learner you will leave your studies with a respected qualification that demonstrates the hard work you have put in to your academic, professional and vocational development.

Training through CYM however, leads to more than a qualification. It will give you the confidence, credibility and creativity needed to be faithful and fruitful in mission and ministry with children and young people. This is what our learners and students say has been the impact of studying with CYM. This is precisely what we hope to pass on to you as well. So, join us and help to ensure children, youth and mission performed well!

Dr Nick Shepherd, CEO


Why study with CYM?

“Did you know that CYM is the UK’s largest provider of specialist courses for Christians working with young people, children, families, schools and local communities? If you’re looking for training in a range of professional ministry roles and pioneering contexts then our expertise in the practical theology of mission and ministry makes us the perfect choice for you. Whether you’re passionate about Christian Youth work, Schools Work, Children and Family Work or Pioneer Ministry, you will be putting your faith and developing skills into action from the start. As one of our students recently enthused: “I have really enjoyed my first year at CYM. It’s challenged and stretched me, both spiritually and intellectually. I’ve gained confidence and so many new ideas and approaches to the work that I do within my church and community. The balance of study, practical work and lectures has been perfect for me because it enables me to take what I’m learning in the classroom and put it directly into practice. Studying with CYM has encouraged me to continually reflect on what I’m doing and why.” (Rachel Mitchell, 2nd Year student, Oxford CYM).

Offering flexible study with a range of parttime options, combining theory, theology and hands-on experience, makes our courses popular with learners from diverse backgrounds and Christian traditions. Endorsed by the Education Training Standards Committees for England, Wales and Ireland, the Youth & Community courses offer professionally qualified (JNC) status. THROUGH A CYM COURSE YOU WILL BE: • Mentored by established practitioners to develop new skills; • Challenged to take on fresh responsibilities and experiences; • Studying with lecturers who are experts in their fields and • experienced educators. And you can study in venues all around the UK... We have Foundation courses available in more than 15 agencies across England and our Degrees, Masters and Continuing Professional Development courses are offered from our centres in Bristol, Cambridge, Ireland, Midlands and Oxford. So, if you can bring some experience of working or volunteering within your chosen field and a willingness to contribute to the work of a Christian church or charity, then CYM will train you to study and minister with integrity, professionalism and passion as you develop in your vocation.


The FACTS

In the 2013 NSS we scored 97% for overall academic support from our students studying towards the BA (Hons) in Youth Work and Communities and Practical Theology

Since 1997 we have trained nearly 2,000 youth and children’s works and have supported work in over 300 churches and organisations.

CYM today has 5 learning centres and 16 Engage Agencies around the UK with over 35 tutors and staff committed to providing higher and further education programmes for children and youth work. We have only had 1 student go on to be a bus driver.

Being a student at CYM gave me the space to find out who I was in Christ and how I can serve Him with the skills He has given me. I learnt to be less fearful of being out of my comfort zone and making sure I aim for continually developing professionally – so now I’m starting an MA! My journey through CYM has certainly been eventful and challenging - but I can honestly say thus far it is one of the best things I have ever done, it has strengthen and developed me in many ways for which I am thankful. Sarah-Jayne McClatchey, CYM Graduate & MA Student, Ireland

Over 75% of our 2013 degree students have secured an employed position before they finish their final year and 66% finished CYM with a 2:1 or better.

88% of our 2013 class on the BA said that their course had prepared them for professional life in their chosen field and we scored 90% for overall satisfaction on the National Student Survey for 2013.


Our 2013/14 Open days Wednesday 6th November 2013 Cambridge CYM The best way to find out about CYM is to come along and visit us. Our Open days are the ideal opportunity to come and see if CYM is the right place for you. You can: MEET OUR STAFF

Thursday 7th November 2013 Cambridge CYM Monday 18 November 2013 | Bristol CYM Wednesday 20th November 2013 Cambridge CYM Thursday 21st November 2013 Cambridge CYM

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR COURSES

Thursday 21 November 2013 | Oxford CYM

LOOK AROUND OUR FACILITIES

Saturday 23 November 2013 | Midlands CYM

CHAT TO OUR CURRENT STUDENTS

Thursday 23 January 2014 Cambridge CYM

ASK AS MANY QUESTIONS AS YOU LIKE!

Each of our five centres host Open days throughout the year and we recommend that you contact the centre to let them know you are coming* and to find out additional information. *See page 31 - 35 for centres details.

Wednesday 05 February 2014 | Midlands CYM Tuesday 18 February 2014 | Bristol CYM Wednesday 26 February 2014 Cambridge CYM Thursday 27 February 2014 Cambridge CYM Wednesday 12 March 2014 Cambridge CYM Thursday 13 March 2014 Cambridge CYM Wednesday 19 March 2014 | Midlands CYM Tuesday 25 March 2014 | CYM Ireland Monday 28 April 2014 | Bristol CYM Thursday 08 May 2014 Cambridge CYM Tuesday 13 May 2014 | Bristol CYM Wednesday 21 May 2014 | Midlands CYM Wednesday 04 June 2014 Cambridge CYM Thursday 05 June 2014 Cambridge CYM


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Engage: Children’s Ministry

Apply now Online! Engage: Children’s Ministry is flexible training for those in children’s ministry. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills that you need to be a competent and confident Christian children’s worker within your church or organisation. ENGAGE: CHILDREN’S MINISTRY OFFERS: • Innovative and practical training • Training days at venues around the country • Part-time blended learning • New ideas and new skills

The course awards continuing professional development points for Skills Active Level 3 Playwork skills and is a doorway to further training, including CYM degrees. It is suitable for young leaders, gap-year volunteers and intern. COURSE STRUCTURE: It is delivered through six units. Unit 1: Being There The role of a children’s worker and the principles of children’s ministry Unit 2: Being Human Facilitating learning, personal and social development Unit 3: Being Family Building and sustaining relationships within groups, teams and communities Unit 4: Being Childlike Enabling the nurture of spiritual and faith development through play Unit 5: Being Responsible Creating safe environments that promote the well being of the child Unit 6: Being Free Managing programmes events, activities and projects


For each Unit this will normally be divided across: • Learning 5 hours contact learning through a training day • Thinking 10 – 20 hours of private study • Doing 12+ hours of face to face children’s work • Talking 3 hours with a mentor

A total of 30 ‘notional’ hours for a single Unit equates to 3 playwork CPD credits. Engage is flexible: learners complete the assessed work for Units in their own time. Support is provided through the handbooks for each unit, an online learning resource community, training days and e-mail support for assessments. The course can be accessed at different levels. Learners can undertake the fully assessed course; others simply attend the training days.

VALIDATION: CYM has developed Engage: Children’s Ministry from our experience of training children and family workers over the last four years. This course builds upon the ‘Core Skills’ and ‘More Core Skills’ framework devised by CGMC as the benchmark for initial training in children’s work and introduces an element of practice based assessment of professional Playwork skills (endorsed with SkillsActive CPD points). This combination provides a foundation qualification suitable for volunteers and workers and affirms their understanding and skills for work in church and non-church contexts. For those who do not have A-levels, Engage: Children’s Ministry is a suitable access qualification for degree programmes.

Feedback from our Engage: Children’s ministry pilot course: Tom says ‘I would definitely recommend this course.’ ‘Challenging, inspiring and I’ve learnt a lot!’ - Laura Cathy reflects ‘For me it has been recognising that there are others out there doing the same as me.  Being with like minded people has been refreshing and affirming.  It’s exciting that stuff’s changing with kids work and people are putting more value on it’.

FOUNDATIONS

THERE ARE 4 TYPES OF LEARNING WITHIN ENGAGE.


Engage: Youth Ministry

Apply now Online! Engage: Youth Ministry is a practical distance learning training course. It is specifically designed for part-time, volunteer and fulltime youth leaders, working with young people from 11 - 19. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills that you need to be a competent and confident Christian youth worker within your church or organisation. COURSE STRUCTURE: Engage: Youth Ministry Award Training Day 1: Discovering youth work • Personal Values • Reflective Practice • Roles • Relationships

Training Day 2: Exploring principles in practice • Core Values • Community • Diversity • Holistic Perspectives

Training Day 3: Applying youth • Good Practice • Advocacy • Health & Safety • Planning

Engage: Youth Ministry Certificate Training Day 4: Planning for practice • Consultation • Participation • Planning • Curriculum • NAOMIE

Training Day 5: Developing leadership • Interventions • Group Work


Training day 6: Implement practice • Conflict • Mediation • Leadership Roles • Restoring Relationships

Engage: Youth Ministry Diploma Training Days 1 & 2 OUTREACH AND DETACHED • Rationale, strategy and safety • Ethics, engagement and support • Personal Support

Training Days 3 & 4 YOUTH AT RISK • Understanding NEETs and exclusions • Understanding anti social activities, criminal justice • Support, planning, restorative justice

PLACEMENT Each learner needs a placement where they can undertake 3-5 hours of youth work a week. This can be voluntary or paid work, but must be supported by a line manager. Engage: Youth Ministry encourages learners to reflect on their practice and uses specific tasks in the course to help helpers develop new skills and introduced new concepts to their work. A mentor helps these learners to reflect on their practice and assignments enable learners to identify and demonstrate their understanding and skills. COMMITMENT FOR AWARD • 15 hours of learning at training days • 45 hours to read, study, reflect and write assignments • 60 hours of youth work • 10 hours of talking with your mentor • Up to 1 year to complete

COMMITMENT FOR CERTIFICATE • 30 hours of learning at training days • 90 hours to read, study, reflect and write assignments • 96 hours of youth work • 22 hours of talking with your mentor • Up to 2 years to complete

COMMITMENT FOR DIPLOMA: ADDITIONAL TO AWARD AND CERTIFICATE • 20 hours of learning at training days • 20 hours to read, study, reflect and write assignments • 25 hours of specialised youth work • 10 hours talking with your mentor • Up to 2 years to complete

COMMITMENT FOR DIPLOMA • An additional year or 2 years after completing the certificate • Take up to 3 specialist Advanced Youth Work Skills units (15-20 hours of training) • 45 to 60 hours of study reflecting on the regular practice you undertake

VALIDATION: This is a nationally recognised qualification and it is on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) Successful completion of Engage: Youth Ministry leads to a nationally recognised qualification accredited by NOCN (National Open College Network) and a JNC endorsement as a youth support worker. This course has been professionally validated by the Education Training Standards (ETS) Committee of the National Youth Agency (NYA). By selecting a course recognised by the JNC you ensure that the course is fit for purpose. Many employers, both voluntary and community and statutory ask for JNC recognised qualifications.

FOUNDATIONS

• Leadership • Networking • Partnerships


Enable: Schools work

Apply now Online! Enable: Schools work is the UK’s first ever stand-alone qualification for Christian work in Primary, Secondary and Further Education settings. It is about strengthening relationships in schools with accredited training from Edexcel. In September 2014 we plan to introduce an additional programme of study at Diploma level. This further in-depth programme will be available to those who have already completed the Certificate. WHO IS IT FOR? Christian working voluntarily in schools or colleges in the UK, which can include: • children’s workers • youth workers • ministers who visit schools to take assemblies/lessons, • full time schools workers • volunteers

COURSE CONTENT Education and Mission: What is the purpose of education? Does the church have a role to play in helping shape this? What does the mission of God look like in education? Should collective worship have a place in education today? We will explore and allow you to wrestle with the potential conflicts and synergies between the church and education and to develop your own understanding about why you do what you do. What makes a great schools worker?: We explore the skills and character required of a Christian working in education, developing public speaking skills, relational work and teaching among others. With an opportunity to review and critique a variety of approaches of


Strategic schools work: We will explore strategy, vision and how to take a tactical look at the work you are doing in schools. Thinking about key questions such as ‘what are you aiming to achieve?’ and ‘how do you know when you have achieved it?’ as well as ‘how do I make contact with a school to begin offering input?’. Opportunities to draw on the experience of projects and individuals who have been working in education for decades both through the teaching of the course, interviews on the main teaching days and case studies. Behaviour Management: This is a topic that is in high demand in training for Christian schools work, and with good reason. If you have a good handle on this issue and set up a positive learning environment from the start, the children and young people you are working with a much more likely to have an engaging and positive experience with you. We will provide teaching and interactive

learning about effective behaviour management. We will explore how to create positive learning environments, what affects students’ behaviour and how to cope when it all goes wrong. Resourcing your work: Developing resources is an important part of working in education. They need to be both inspirational and engaging for students, and also fit in well with the curriculum or themes that are set by the school. In a role where you want to spend most of your time actually engaging with the students and not at your desk writing materials, we teach you skills in developing high quality material for use in curricular and extra-curricular settings. You will have plenty of ideas and ready to use tools to take away with you. VALIDATION This course is registered in the QCF (Qualifications and Curriculum Framework) as ‘Voluntary Work in Educational Settings. (Level 3) and accredited from Edexcel, the UK’s largest awarding body. Edexcel is the body that agrees and approves qualifications for those who work in schools across England. As a result, head teachers will be aware of them and recognise your ability to work appropriately and effectively within their school.

FOUNDATIONS

Christian schools work, learners will be challenged to discover what is at the heart of what a school expects and needs from them as volunteer workers. Alongside this, some practical tools to help you initiate and maintain positive relationships with children, young people and staff, whether in one to one, group work or other settings.


FdA in Community Based Pioneer Ministry

(UCAS CODE: V650) validated by Staffordshire University

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Developed in partnership with the Creative Communities Unit at Staffordshire University, the FdA in Community Based Pioneer Ministry offers students the opportunity to gain skills in pioneer ministry in community settings, which will be transferable into a range of contexts. Students will be based in a range of ministry contexts, predominantly churches and community projects. This award does not form a pathway for ordination training, but is designed for individuals from a variety of backgrounds who wish to explore their vocation, develop their ministry skills and gain a qualification which reflects their practical experience. WHO IS IT FOR? The FdA in Community Based Pioneer Ministry is ideally suited for those who want to be active in Pioneer Ministry whilst developing the skills and insights that will support this work. Candidates will have experience of mission and ministry in a pioneer setting or related field and will usually be employed or taking internship or voluntary roles in an organisation or church. This fda provides accessible Higher Education whilst working in roles such as: • A leader (non-ordained) in a church plant or fresh expression of church • A member of an urban mission team • A community based evangelist or youth ministry coordinator

WHERE CAN I STUDY? The course will be offered at: CAMBRIDGE CYM HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? Fees are £4,950 (FT) per annum subject to inflation, and studied full time will take two years to complete. Course fees are eligible for student loan funding. Students can also apply for maintenance loans.


EXIT POSSIBILITIES Progression onto a BA (Hons) in Contextual Ministry is available. STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE: One of the key elements of CYM courses is the focus on learning by doing. Throughout their time on the course, students will work in an appropriate pioneer ministry context, such as a church, Christian community project, church plant, fresh expression, chaplaincy setting, YFC centre or mission agency. Through this practical experience they will develop their skills and have the opportunity to put into practice all they are learning through their academic work. They will also compile portfolios of their work around five competencies: • Personal Skills • Facilitation Skills • Leadership Skills • Community Skills • Ministry Skills

Undergraduates cover many core topics including: Understanding Communities and Culture, Learning and Discipleship, Spirituality for Pioneer Ministry, Leading and Managing, and many more.

As well as the Award Leader and Module Tutors, students will be assigned a Personal Tutor, who will be their first point of contact at the Centre. They will also have an experienced pioneer mentor, who will support them during the course and opportunities to visit other pioneering projects and to learn from a range of experienced practitioners. Taught modules relate directly to the students’ ministry contexts and enable them to enhance their practical and theological understanding and develop their ministry skills. Year One: • Theory and Practice of Pioneer Ministry • Bible in Practice • Understanding Communities and Culture • Human Development in Practice • Models of Contextual Theology • Learning and Discipleship • Basic Skills for Pioneer Ministry

Year Two: • Spirituality for Pioneer Ministry • Entrepreneurial Skills • Approaches to Mission • Leading and Managing • Pastoral Care in Pioneer Ministry • Negotiated Study • Advanced Skills for Pioneer Ministry

This degree differs from anything CYM has ever done, in that it is not only for those working with children and young people. It focuses on equipping lay pioneers to work in and with communities of all ages. This degree does not form a pathway for ordination, but is designed for individuals who wish to explore their vocation, develop ministry skills and gain a qualification that reflects their practical experience. Joanne Griffiths, Centre Director, Cambridge CYM

DEGREES

WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Academic entry requirements are 80 UCAS points, an appropriate access qualification or evidence of equivalent prior learning.


BA (Hons) Children and Family Work and Practical Theology

(UCAS CODE: LVM6) validated by Staffordshire University Professional practice carries accredited cpd points through (skillsactive)

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This exciting course combines theory, theology and hands-on experience, as well as an additional qualification in play work, to ensure that those working with children and their families are able to do so in a way that encourages holistic development and growth. WHO IS IT FOR? This unique degree course equips Christian children and family workers to work in church and community settings with children (up to age 13) and their families. Students need some prior experience of working with children and an ability to engage with the specific needs of children and those that care for them. WHERE CAN I STUDY? The course will be offered at: BRISTOL CYM CAMBRIDGE CYM MIDLANDS CYM OXFORD CYM HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? We aim to keep our courses as accessible as possible by opting for the lowest permitted level of tuition fee. Course fees are eligible for student loan funding. Students can also apply for maintenance loans. For the Academic Year 2013/14 the fee for this course for United Kingdom and European Union students is £5,950. WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Applicants must: • have achieved 400 hours of children’s work over the past two years • provide three references • have a current CRB enhanced disclosure or ISA Registration • have 120 UCAS points - see the UCAS website for further details or an access qualification, or equivalent. (Details of appropriate qualifications are available from the CYM student services.)


Year Two

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE:

• Dissertation or Professional Practice Evaluation • Leadership and Ministry • Research Methods • Social Policy and Professional Practice • Faith and Justice

Year One • Professional Practice (Basic) • Biblical Studies • Group Work and Teams • Human Development • Children in Context ~ Family • Spirituality and Pastoral Care • Approaches to Pedagogy

• Professional Practice (Intermediate) • Children in Context ~ Culture and Communities • Practical Theology Management • Children in Context ~ Mission and Church • Working with Diversity • Ethics and Values

Year Three

Plus two optional modules drawn from the following list: • IInterpretation and Exegesis • Counselling Skills • Training Skills • Peace and Reconciliation • Ministry and Rites of Passage • Art, Identity and Theology • Worship and Spirituality • Supporting Parents • Working with Extended Schools • Cross-Cultural Mission • Non-Managerial Supervision • Schools Chaplaincy

Our courses not only equip workers for purposeful engagement with children and their families; CYM have embedded playwork skills into their professional practice. Humankind have an innate need to play, we spontaneously gravitate towards it. Through exploration, experimentation, repetition and risk taking engagement with the world around us we make meaning and sense. Play can foster learning and spirituality; it can be mysterious, elusive and ambiguous in nature similar to God; it is a form of communication and expression, stimulating critical thinking, reflection and creativity. Sian Hancock, Assistant Centre Director, Bristol CYM

DEGREES

EXIT POSSIBILITIES The qualification provides a foundation as a practitioner and manager in this rapidly developing area of practice. Graduates of this course would be expected to be employed by churches, Christian charities or voluntary sector organisations working with children and families or within partnerships between churches and the statutory sector.


BA (Hons) School, Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC)

(UCAS CODE VLQ5) validated by Staffordshire University Validated for JNC professional youth worker status

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This unique degree course equips Christian youth workers to work alongside other educational professionals in and with schools and other establishments for young people aged 11 – 25. WHO IS IT FOR? This exciting course combines theory, theology and hands-on experience to ensure Christian youth workers are able to offer holistic support to young people in the educational system. Students need some prior experience of working with young people and an ability to engage with the specific needs and demands of a school community. WHERE CAN I STUDY? The course will be offered at: BRISTOL CYM CAMBRIDGE CYM MIDLANDS CYM OXFORD CYM HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? We aim to keep our courses as accessible as possible by opting for the lowest permitted level of tuition fee. Course fees are eligible for student loan funding. Students can also apply for maintenance loans. For the Academic Year 2013/14 the fee for this course for United Kingdom and European Union students is £5,950. WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? In order for a student to comply with our validation for the School, Youth and Community Work course students need to be doing a minimum of a session a week working in a school context. Applicants must: • have achieved 400 hours of youth work over the past two years • provide three references • have a current CRB enhanced disclosure or ISA Registration


EXIT POSSIBILITIES This unique qualification provides NYA endorsement as a professional youth worker with a specific focus on work in schools. Graduates of this course would be expected to be employed by churches, Christian charities or voluntary sector organisations specialising in work in schools or with Local Authorities, Schools and the Connexions Service. STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE: Year One • Professional Practice (Basic) • Biblical Studies • Group Work and Teams • Human Development • Working with Schools • Spirituality and Pastoral Care • Approaches to Pedagogy

Year Two • Professional Practice (Intermediate) • Schools ~ Culture and Communities • Practical Theology Management • Schools ~ Education and Mission • Working with Diversity • Ethics and Values

Year Three • Dissertation or Professional Practice Evaluation • Leadership and Ministry • Research Methods • Social Policy and Professional Practice • Faith and Justice

Plus two optional modules drawn from the following list: • Interpretation and Exegesis • Counselling Skills • Training Skills • Peace and Reconciliation • Ministry and Rites of Passage • Art, Identity and Theology • Worship and Spirituality • Supporting Parents • Working with Extended Schools • Cross-Cultural Mission • Non-Managerial Supervision • Schools Chaplaincy • Play and Creativity • Religious Education • Baptist History and Principles • Events Management in Youth Work

The need for locally based, student accessible, caring professionals is immense. The church based youth worker, appropriately qualified offers to schools a servant resource unlike any other available in present society. Motivated by love, respectful of the system and committed to young people this is a role whose significance and potential has yet to be seen fully. Schools work today is firmly rooted in our Christian heritage and an example of church both identifying and meeting need within its local community. Training with CYM offers both the opportunity to develop understanding of the context in which you work but also helps form the type of practitioner which is most sought by schools. Nigel Roberts, Tutor, Midlands CYM

DEGREES

• have 120 UCAS points - see the UCAS website for further details or an access qualification, or equivalent. (Details of appropriate qualifications are available from the CYM student services.)


BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology (JNC)

(UCAS CODE:L540) validated by staffordshire university Validated for jnc professional youth worker status

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This exciting and challenging degree course equips Christian youth workers to work within and outside of Christian faith communities in a variety of roles and settings. This exciting course combines theory, theology and hands-on experience to ensure Christian youth workers are able to work with integrity, professionalism and passion in their chosen context. WHO IS IT FOR? Students need some prior experience of working with young people and an ability to contribute to the developing work and ministry of a Christian church or charity. WHERE CAN I STUDY? The course will be offered at: BRISTOL CYM CAMBRIDGE CYM MIDLANDS CYM OXFORD CYM HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? We aim to keep our courses as accessible as possible by opting for the lowest permitted level of tuition fee. Course fees are eligible for student loan funding. Students can also apply for maintenance loans. For the Academic Year 2013/14 the fee for this course for United Kingdom and European Union students is £5,950. WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Applicants must: • have achieved 400 hours of youth work over the past two years • provide three references • have a current CRB enhanced disclosure or ISA Registration • have 120 UCAS points - see the UCAS website for further details or an access qualification, or equivalent. (Details of appropriate qualifications are available from the CYM student services.)


Year Two

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE:

Year Three

Year One

• Dissertation or Professional Practice Evaluation • Leadership and Ministry • Research Methods • Social Policy and Professional Practice • Faith and Justice

• Professional Practice (Basic) • Biblical Studies • Introduction to Youth and Community Work • Human Development • Group Work and Teams • Spirituality and Pastoral Care • Approaches to Pedagogy

• Professional Practice (Intermediate) • Community Work and Cultural Studies • Practical Theology • Management • Mission and Church • Working with Diversity • Ethics and Values

Plus two optional modules drawn from the following list: • Interpretation and Exegesis • Counselling Skills • Training Skills • Peace and Reconciliation • Ministry and Rites of Passage • Art, Identity and Theology • Worship and Spirituality • Cross-Cultural Mission • Non-Managerial Supervision • Schools Chaplaincy • Play and Creativity • Religious Education • Baptist History and Principles • Church-based work with Children • Negotiated Study • Events Management in Youth Work

When I started CYM I was an employed youth worker doing what I thought was right. Through the training and study I have completed over the past two years I now feel much more able to make the right decisions in my work, and feel confident in my abilities as a youth worker. Steve Poulson Youth and Communities 3rd Year OCYM

DEGREES

EXIT POSSIBILITIES CYM youth and community graduates are very well respected in the field and are employed as youth workers or youth ministers by churches and Christian youth work organisations. Others also enter professional careers with Local Authorities, the Connexions Service or other voluntary or statutory projects.


BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC)

(UCAS CODE:VL65) validated by University of Gloucestershire Validated for JNC professional youth worker status

Apply now Online! This practical degree course equips Christian youth workers to work within and outside of Christian faith communities in a variety of roles and settings. This exciting course combines theory, theology and handson experience to ensure Christian youth workers are able to work with integrity, professionalism and passion in their chosen context. WHO IS IT FOR? Students need some prior experience of working with young people and an ability to contribute to the developing work and ministry of a Christian church or charity. WHERE CAN I STUDY? Students from CYMIreland will be given priority on this course but it may be offered at English centres on request HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? We aim to keep our courses as accessible as possible by opting for the lowest permitted level of tuition fee. Course fees are eligible for student loan funding. Students can also apply for maintenance loans. For the Academic Year 2013/14 the fee for this course for United Kingdom and European Union students is £5,950. WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Applicants must: • have achieved 400 hours of youth work over the past two years • provide three references • have a current CRB enhanced disclosure or ISA Registration • have 120 UCAS points - see the UCAS website for further details or an access qualification, or equivalent. (Details of appropriate qualifications are available from the CYM student services.)


Year Two

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE:

Year Three

Year One • Professional Practice (Basic) • Biblical Studies • Introduction to Youth and Community • Work • Human Development • Group Work and Teams • Spirituality and Pastoral Care • Approaches to Pedagogy

• Professional Practice (Intermediate) • Community Work and Cultural Studies • Practical Theology • Management • Mission and Church • Working with Diversity • Ethics and Values

• Dissertation or Professional Practice Evaluation • Leadership and Ministry • Research Methods • Social Policy and Professional Practice • Faith and Justice

Plus two optional modules drawn from the following list: • Interpretation and Exegesis • Counselling Skills • Training Skills • Peace and Reconciliation • Ministry and Rites of Passage • Art, Identity and Theology • Worship and Spirituality • Cross-Cultural Mission • Non-Managerial Supervision • Schools Chaplaincy • Play and Creativity • Religious Education • Baptist History and Principles • Church-based work with Children • Independent Study

This course is a great opportunity to train for Christian youth work. It covers everything that you need, to develop current skills, and to gain new ones. It is challenging at times, but the support that you receive through CYM is unique, and is so different to the normal University experience. I am not a particularly academic person, but the course really helped me to become the effective youth worker that I am today. Ashley Park Youth work and Community CYMI graduate

DEGREES

EXIT POSSIBILITIES CYM youth and community graduates are very well respected in the field and are employed as youth workers or youth ministers by churches and Christian youth work organisations. Others also enter professional careers with Local Authorities, the Connexions Service or other voluntary or statutory projects.


MA Youth and Community Work with Practical Theology (JNC)

Validated by: University of Gloucestershire Validated for JNC professional youth worker status

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MA Youth and Community Work with Practical Theology is a distance learning programme structured around two semesters each year (Sept-March, March- Sept), each launched with a study block. WHO IS IT FOR? Those in employment already, but seeking professional accreditation (JNC); those with undergraduate qualifications in theology who wish to enhance their understanding of youth work practice and develop their leadership and management skills. WHERE CAN I STUDY? There is one taught module per semester for the first two years, launched by a 4 day study block held in OXFORD CYM. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? The full cost of this award is currently £4,740*. This can be paid by instalments at the start of the course. Registration and payment on an annual basis is possible, so that costs can be spread as follows: • Certificate £1,750 • Diploma £1,750 • Masters £1,240

*these costs are subject to annual incremental increases WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Youth and Community Work applicants will usually hold a BA Honours degree at 2:1 or above and have at least three years experience in youth work. Three references will be taken (education, employer, and personal) and candidates must have a current Access NI, CRB enhanced disclosure or ISA Registration to enrol. Academic entrance with respect to accredited prior learning is possible.


In year three students will normally complete the Research Methods and Dissertation module – an opportunity to research an area of Professional interest.

EXIT POSSIBILITIES CYM Masters graduates are well placed to take on posts of significant responsibility within the church, Christian agencies and the statutory or voluntary sector. This course also serves as a professionally qualifying youth work qualification for those who already hold a degree.

The JNC is achieved through a portfolio submission including written reflections and practice observation. This experience will be supported by regular engagement with a tutor.

STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE: • The Reflective Practitioner • Managing Youth Community Work • Understanding Contexts • Human Development and Wellbeing

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AGENCY

Students are assigned a qualified and experienced professional practice tutor, who offers ongoing one-to-one support mentoring and supervision for the duration of the JNC component of the course. Regional study days and e-learning opportunities provide further opportunities to interact with peers and tutors. Taught modules are assessed via written assignments.

I found doing my MA with CYM to be hugely beneficial to my professional development as the National Director for YWAM England. The teaching was of a high standard, but I especially found the process of disciplined study amongst the busy-ness of my life to be an oasis. It sharpened my thinking and enabled my missiology to broaden as well as deepen in ways I could not have imagined.I would whole heartedly recommend anyone to participate in a Masters Programme to enhance Christian ministry and leadership. Carl Tinnion - National Director of Youth With A Mission England, and CYM MA Graduate

CONTINUING EDUCATION

In the event that candidates do not hold the academic qualifications above they will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work at a Masters level through satisfactory completion of a short assignment submitted prior to interview.


MA in Professional Practice and Practical Theology

VALIDATED BY: UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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MA Professional Practice and Practical Theology is a distance learning programme structured around two semesters each year (Sept-March, March-Sept), each launched with a study block. Students may either select their own specialist modules, or opt for a named specialism in: • Chaplaincy Work • Spirituality and Well being • Leadership and Mission

WHO IS IT FOR? The award is for experienced practitioners, who wish to take reflect theologically on their experiences and develop their knowledge and skills for practice. Students include Youth Workers, Children and Family Workers, Community Workers, Chaplains and those leading mission in a variety of contexts WHERE CAN I STUDY? There is one taught module per semester for the first two years, launched by a 4 day study block held in OXFORD CYM. Regional study days and e-learning opportunities provide further opportunities to interact with peers and tutors. Taught modules are assessed via written assignments. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? The full cost of this award is currently £4,740*. This can be paid by instalments at the start of the course. Registration and payment on an annual basis is possible, so that costs can be spread as follows: • Certificate £1,750 • Diploma £1,750 • Masters £1,240

*these costs are subject to annual incremental increases


Academic entrance with respect to accredited prior learning is possible. In the event that candidates do not hold the academic qualifications above they will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work at a Masters level through satisfactory completion of a short assignment submitted prior to interview.

EXIT POSSIBILITIES CYM Masters graduates are well placed to take on posts of significant responsibility within the church, Christian agencies and the statutory or voluntary sector. This course also serves as a professionally qualifying youth work qualification for those who already hold a degree. STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE: Students complete the Reflective Practitioner module in year one of the course and one other from the following list (subject to availability): • Human Development and Wellbeing • Understanding Contexts • Managing Voluntary Work and Faith Based Provision • Leadership and Ministry • Approaches to Training and Lifelong Learning • Doctrine in Practice • Mission-shaped Practice • Spirituality • Chaplaincy in Contemporary Context • Mission and Ministry in Interfaith Society • Independent study module

In year two students will normally complete a further two modules from the above list, subject to availability. In year three students will normally complete the Research Methods and Dissertation module – an opportunity to research an area of Professional interest.

Doing an MA with CYM was a really important step for me: not only did it offer me a valuable qualification, but it helped me understand more about myself, the world we live in and the young people and youth workers I work with. It gave me new skills, opened up many opportunities and really helped equip me for the future. Nigel Pimlott, CYM MA Graduate

CONTINUING EDUCATION

WHAT ARE THE ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Professional Practice applicants will usually hold a BA Honours degree at 2:1 or above and have at least three years experience of a form of professional practice in a faith-based context (youth work, chaplaincy or ministry). Three references will be taken (personal, employers, and professional practice experience).


Offering both accredited and non-accredited courses delivered through our network of regional centres our accredited short courses are completed on a part time basis in 4 months. The learning experience will be focused upon discussion and critical debate. These courses have been designed to meet the needs of both workers and volunteers. They focus on practical areas for developing skills and will also help you to critically reflect on the broader environment in which you are operating including the theological, political and cultural context. Through CPD we will build your confidence, inspire more creativity and ensure credibility in your workplace. For more info and to book your place contact us at enquiries@centreforyouthministry.ac.uk

IMPORTANT DATES

Continuing Professional Development CYM’s Continuing Professional Development programme for youth, children’s and pioneer ministry offers day conferences and short courses that will nurture your spiritual life, enhance your skills and stretch your thinking, whether you are an experienced worker or just starting out. We are committed to helping you remain effective by deepening your understanding and encouraging critical engagement with professional practice whilst inspiring you if you have been in the same place for a little while and are looking for fresh insights.

6th November 2013 Work based learning @MCYM 9th November 2013 Pioneer school @CCYM 13th-15th November 2013 Godly play @BCYM 2nd-5th December 2013 Theory and practice of mentoring @BCYM 7th December 2013 Pioneer School @CCYM 9th-12th December 2013 Detached youth work @BCYM 13th-16th January 2014 Training skills @BCYM 13th-14th January 2014 Work based learning @BCYM 14th-17th January 2014 Chaplaincy @MCYM 15th-16th January 2014 Play and creativity @MCYM 29th January 2014 Work based learning @MCYM 12th-13th February 2014 Play and creativity @MCYM 17th-20th February 2014 Play and creativity @BCYM 5th March 2014 Work based learning @MCYM 24th-27th March 2014 Training skills @MCYM 19th-22nd May 2014 Chaplaincy skills @BCYM

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Core Services The Core Service team comprises of: STUDENT SERVICES IN FURTHER EDUCATION We oversee the 3 Engage courses Engage Youth Ministry, Engage Children’s Ministry and Enable Schoolswork. We provide information about applying, registration with national accreditation bodies, access to training days, Resources, such as access to my CYM, folders, course material and development. We also oversee the assessing, validation and certification. We provide training for tutors and assessors and information for a wide range of churches, para church agencies etc about the provision of training. FINANCIAL SERVICES IN HE AND FE This small team is located in Core Services, Swindon. We run the everyday accounts for CYM along with the control and production of management information. We deal with all finance queries, invoicing, payments and accounting records. STUDENT SERVICES IN HIGHER EDUCATION We oversee the BA & MA courses taught with CYM. Academic Registry, Admissions, Awards, myCYM and Alumni communication are all carried out at Student Services. We manage the admissions process from UCAS applications through to University

enrolment. Liaising with both our validating Universities is is our aim for student s to have the information need, when they need it. Assessments marks, awards and certificates are all controlled through Student Services as well as the organisation of CYM events and meetings. CORE SERVICES STAFF: Thelma Ambler | Engage Project Leader Charlotte Carter | Marketing Strategist Simon Davies | Head of Academic Frameworks Angie Knight | Finance Assistant Becky Lafford | Engage Administrator Nick Shepherd | CEO Clare Sheppard – Higher Education Systems Officer Nick Whelan | Financial Controller FIND US AT: Trinity Business Centre, Stonehill Green, SWINDON SN5 7DG CALL US: 01793 418336 EMAIL US: enquiries@ centreforyouthministry.ac.uk


Bristol CYM

Bristol CYM is a welcoming environment for all who want to study in an open and interestingmanner. Learning can be fun and we aim to enable all students to engage in the learning process with confidence and enthusiasm. Whether you are interested in training for youth, schools, children and family ministry, deepening your theological understanding or practical skills we hope you will consider what BCYM has to offer. Children and Youth Ministry students support and encourage those within their year group, with a buddy system operating between years. Pastoral support is provided by the student’s tutor. One of the benefits of a relatively small college is the opportunity to get to know people well and to build trust and understanding. CENTRE DIRECTOR: Rev Iain Hoskins ASSISTANT CENTRE DIRECTOR: Sian Hancock

CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR: Sophie Atkinson TUTORS: Jo Dolby, Sian Hancock, Rev Iain Hoskins, Nick Mungeam, Richard Passmore OUR COURSES: • Engage: Children’s Ministry • Engage: Youth Ministry • Enable: Schools Work (Coming Soon)

UNDERGRADUATE: • BA (Hons) Children and Family Work and Practical Theology • BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology (JNC) • BA (Hons) School, Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC)

POSTGRADUATE: • MA Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology • MA Professional Practice and Practical Theology

FIND US AT: Bristol Baptist College, The Promenade, Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3NJ CALL US: 0117 946 9209 EMAIL US: cymoffice@bristol-baptist.ac.uk


Cambridge CYM

Cambridge CYM has a long and fruitful partnership with Ridley Hall Theological College, which also trains Church of England priests. We also have close working relationships with Youth For Christ and Scripture Union. As a student of Cambridge CYM you will have access to all the facilities that Ridley Hall has tooffer. At Cambridge CYM we see spiritual formation as a fundamental component of Christian professional development. Cambridge CYM provides the space needed to reflect on your own spirituality, as well as providing a place to learn about different approaches to spirituality among children and young people. CCYM has a developing sense of Art and Theology and how it can be used purposefully in work with children and young people. The Art, Identity and Theology module in the third year of the BA courses is leading the way in enabling CCYM students to engage with this exciting field. At CCYM students experience a challenging and transforming educational experience within a highly supportive environment. CENTRE DIRECTOR: Jo Griffiths

ASSISTANT CENTRE DIRECTOR: Robin Barden CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR: Fiona Bell-Williamson TUTORS: Anne Aldridge, Robin Barden, Lucy Greig, Jo Griffiths, Rev Dr Steve Griffiths, Rachel Heathfield, Rev Neil Lambert, Tim Leeson, Christina Littlefield, Gill Marchant and Steve Wyatt of Scripture Union OUR COURSES: • Engage: Children’s Ministry • Engage: Youth Ministry • Enable: Schools Work (Coming Soon)

UNDERGRADUATE: • FdA in Community based Pioneer Ministry • BA (Hons) Children and Family Work and Practical Theology • BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology (JNC) • BA (Hons) School, Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC)

FIND US AT: Ridley Hall Theological College, Ridley Hall Rd, Cambridge, CB3 9HG CALL US: 01223 746583. EMAIL US: cymrid@hermes.cam.ac.uk


CYM Ireland

CYM Ireland was established in 2008 in response to the expressed need of churches for people trained to minister to young people. It is a partnership between Belfast Bible College (a multicultural, nondenominational Christian learning community) and Youth Link: NI (a partnership of the four largest Christian denominations in Ireland) which exists to build excellence in youth work in faith based contexts primarily through leadership development.CYMI teaching is based at the BBC campus where students are able to avail of the excellent library resources and participate in many aspects of community life at BBC, including prayer, worship, social activities and meals. There is a professional formation focus at Youth Link’s premises which also provides the largest youth work and ministry library in Ireland. Students spend a significant proportion of each week working with a professional practice agency and have opportunities during the year to experience alternative approaches to youth work, engage in field trips to youth and community work projects and enjoy retreats with an emphasis on spiritual formation. Graduates have a strong

track record of being able to progress into employment or to further training required for their chosen vocation. CENTRE DIRECTOR: Revd David Stanfield ASSISTANT CENTRE DIRECTOR: Sharon McKibbin ADMINISTRATOR: Lyndsay Millar TUTORS: Angela Bill, Lynda Gould, Peter Lynas, Mark McFeeters, Sharon McKibbin, Dr Angela Minion, Pádraig Ó Tuama, Rev John Peacock, Derek Poole, Rev Dr David Rock,Revd David Stanfield Our courses UNDERGRADUATE: • BA Hons Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC)

POSTGRADUATE: • MA Professional Practice and Practical Theology • MA Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology

FIND US AT: Glenburn House, Glenburn Road South, BELFAST, BT17 9JP CALL US: 02890 306173 EMAIL US: lyndsay@youthlink.org.uk


Midlands CYM

At Midlands CYM there is an emphasis on lifelong learning and formation and we have developed, in consultation with graduates, a philosophy of formation based on the seven strands of academic, spiritual, personal, professional, ministerial, theological, community. We are committed to the development of the whole person. We offer a retreat on Holy Island to graduates, and have at least two day conferences a year for our wider community of tutors, line managers and graduates. Our ongoing links with YFC mean we also have a mission focus and an expertise in work in schools.We have also developed a link with Faithful Neighbourhood Centre and Dr Andrew Smith in Birmingham and each student participates in a residential exploring work in a multicultural and multi-faith context. CENTRE DIRECTOR: Rev Dr Sally Nash ASSISTANT CENTRE DIRECTOR: Jo Whitehead CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR: Gill Benson

TUTORS: Dawn O’Connell, Rev Paul Nash, Rev Dr Sally Nash, Nigel Roberts, Jo Whitehead OUR COURSES:

• Engage: Youth Ministry • Engage: Children’s Ministry

UNDERGRADUATE:

• BA (Hons) School, Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC) • BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology (JNC) • BA (Hons) Children and Family Work and Practical Theology

POSTGRADUATE:

• MA Professional Practice and Practical Theology • MA Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology

FIND US AT: St John’s, Chilwell Lane, Bramcote, Nottingham, NG9 3DS CALL US: 01159683222 EMAIL US: mcym@stjohns-nottm.ac.uk


CYM Oxford At Oxford CYM there is an emphasis on mission, with opportunities to rub shoulders with CMS mission partners from all over the world and with Oxford Youth Works’ team of youth workers working in local schools and the wider community. CMS regularly have a mission theologian in residence, and offer opportunities for short-term overseas mission trips. Field trips to schools, children’s centres, community work projects and places of worship are included, as well as retreat days. In addition this year we are offering a programme of study skills and key people work skills through regular workshops. We share fantastic modern premises with CMS (Church Mission Society) and Oxford Youth Works on the Oxford ring road, with bus connections to the station. Oxford is a thriving university town, with opportunities to taste the cuisine of almost every country in the world on the famous multi-cultural Cowley Road. Transport links are good with trains from Paddington, Birmingham and the south coast, and coaches from London every 12 minutes! CENTRE DIRECTOR: Sam Richards

ASSISTANT CENTRE DIRECTOR: Carolyn Edwards CENTRE ADMINISTRATOR: Lynda Gerrard TUTORS: Jonny Baker, Carolyn Edwards, Paul Hopkins, Nick Page, Sam Richards, Fran Wright OUR COURSES: • Engage: Youth Ministry • Engage: Children’s Ministry

UNDERGRADUATE: • BA (Hons) School, Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology (JNC) • BA (Hons) Youth Work, Communities and Practical Theology (JNC) • BA (Hons) Children and Family Work and Practical Theology

POSTGRADUATE: • MA Professional Practice and Practical Theology • MA Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology

FIND US AT: CMS House, Watlington Road, Oxford, OX4 6BZ CALL US: 01865 787455 EMAIL US: oxford@ centreforyouthministry.ac.uk


CYM’s Engage programme is flexible, practice based, training to enhance the confidence, credibility and creativity of part-time workers, volunteer leaders and gap year students engaged in children and youth work. With two separate programmes for children and youth work Engage provides a curriculum, online learning resources and a framework for professionally assessing practice that can be tailor made to support the training needs of churches and Christian organisations. Through our Engage Agency scheme, CYM can provide the induction, resources and ongoing

support to enable your church or project to deliver training that is tailor made and meets the needs of your children and youth work leaders. Working with Agencies, CYM provides and ensures quality training materials, enabling Agencies to make the best use of the materials within their context. This partnership approach spreads costs, shares income and works smartly to engage people committed to action with accessible training. CYM already partners with over a dozen agencies across the country who like us are committed to investing in children and youth work. A CYM Engage Agency can be a church looking to resource other churches in their area; a denominational training course seeking to

“I think Engage is a great resource for focussed study around youth work, irrespective of what it leads to, but is also a good way to work towards accreditation... Engage works best for those who stay on with us after a gap-year as interns or staff who don’t want to do a degree. This is food for thought for us as we think about how to incorporate Engage into our training programmes.” Mike Coates, XLP

provide a nationally recognised qualification, or a Christian organisation seeking to meet the training of gap year volunteers taking a year out to serve in children and /or youth work. Each year we recruit nearly two hundred volunteers and part-time workers in these agencies and beyond, but that’s not enough! We believe more people should have the opportunity to engage in training to build confidence, enhance credibility and release creativity in children and youth work.

AGENCY TASTER DAY To find out more about how Engage can work for your organisation please come and join us at our Engage Taster Day.

11TH FEBRUARY 2014. FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact the Further Education Programmes team to talk through your training needs. 01793 418261 assess@centreforyouthministry.ac.uk


CYM is a charitable company and the members of CYM are active in the development and delivery of CYM courses and research. CYM members are:

Institute for Children, Youth and Mission is registered in England as a company limited by guarantee number: 03988613 and as a charity number: 1081144. Our registered office is Trinity Business Centre, Stonehill Green, SWINDON SN5 7DG.

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