EYSIP at LAYC

EYSIP, the Edinburgh Youth Social Inclusion Project, ran from 1999 to February 2006 . LAYC maintains an archive of its publications and reports during this period.

EYSIP Reports

Contact LAYC to request an electronic (PDF) copy of any of the following reports.

Accommodated Children’s Review Team (ACRT) – Evaluation Report
Evaluation of the ACRT involving professionals, carers and young people.

Annual Report 2004
Examining work achievements during the year, including finance.

Annual Report 2003
Examining work achievements during the year, including finance.

Annual Report 2002
Examining work achievements during the year, including finance.

Critical Review Process – Young People’s Access to Social, Cultural & Leisure Opportunities, Feb 2002
Examining changes in services for young people, in particular relation to barriers facing excluded groups.

Critical Review Process – Young People’s Access to Social, Cultural & Leisure Opportunities, (Summary Report)
A concise summary of the above report.

Changing reflections on Young People’s Access to Social, Cultural and Leisure Opportunities, Feb 2003
Continuation in critical review process on access to SCL opportunities.

Critical Review Process – Community Safety and Young People, Feb 2002
Examining the development in services for young people, especially excluded groups.

Critical Review Process – Community Safety and Young People, (Summary Report)
A concise summary of the above report

Changing reflections on community safety issues for young people, Feb 2003
Continuation in critical review process on community safety.

Critical Review of Youth Participation
In-depth examination of youth participation including examples of methods of engagement.

Early Interventions for Young People at Risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Report examining the importance of early interventions work with young people at risk of sexual exploitation and abuse.

Edinburgh On Trial
Findings from the online youth jury.

Edinburgh Youth Jury Report (2002)
Report on 4-day youth jury event where young people examined the question: “How can young people have a say in the services that affect their lives”.

EYSIP’s response to the Scottish Executive’s “Putting Communities First” consultation paper
EYSIP’s views on the Scottish Executive’s plans to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Learning from the young people’s web project
Perspectives on using website development to engage disabled young people.

Monitoring, Appraisal and Planning (MAP) framework
Tool for recording and evaluating change over the course of a project.

MAP explanatory notes
Notes on how to complete the MAP template (see above).

Monitoring Action Research System (MARS): user handbook
User guide to MARS system for evaluating qualitative data in action research.

OPM Stakeholder Review
Independent stakeholder evaluation report on EYSIP examining strengths / weakness and possible future role.

Participation: art exhibition catalogue
Catalogue of art exhibits from an exhibition put together by young people in April 2003.

Setting up a web-based forum
Info sheet about setting up a web-forum for young people – see Edinburgh On Trial.

Take My Advice: Involving Young People in the Design, Delivery and Evaluation of Health Services
Work with young people to design a sustainable consultation process for the design, delivery and evaluation of primary health services for young people.

Time To Take Stock: A review of the Communities that Care (CtC) process in Leith, August 2003 – Interim Report
Examination of the CtC planning process for children and young people including recommended action points.

Transport Jury Report
Findings and recommendations from 2-day youth jury event on transport issues.

Understanding Young Firesetters
Final project report examining young people’s issues around firesetting in 2 Edinburgh communities.

Welcome?: the experiences of asylum-seeking young people in Edinburgh
Report examining the experiences of young asylum-seekers and refugees in Edinburgh.

When Your Target Group are Your Nightmare Users: resolving conflict between young people and community facilities
Report examining the process of conflict resolution and mediation between 2 community facilities and a group of young people.

Young Edinburgh Passengers
Project report examining young people’s issues around transport in Edinburgh.

Young People and Adult Education Classes
Examining young people’s access to informal learning via adult education classes.

Young People’s Experiences of Social Exclusion
A qualitative study of young people experiences and perceptions of social exclusion in Edinburgh.

Young People’s Response to the Scottish Executive’s “Putting Our Communities First” Paper
Young people’s views on the Scottish Executive’s plans to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Young person’s Toolkit
Toolkit of creative methods used to talk to looked after young people about the review process. NB: Only available in hard copy format.

Youth Participation and the Holy Grail
Brief paper on the youth partcipation and young people’s motivations to participate in change.

Youthscope
Report including findings from the Viewfinder Survey of 4,600 young people carried out in 2001.

Youthscope and Looked After Young People
Comparison of data gathered from looked-after young people and the general Viewfinder sample (see above).

Youth Zones – Phase 1 – Craigmillar/Niddrie report
First phase report examining young people’s views of their communities and adults views of young people in the public space.

Youth Zones – Phase 2 – Craigmillar/Niddrie report
Second phase report looking into the establishment of a “youth zone” in the area.

Youth Zones – Phase 3 – Craigmillar/Niddrie report
Third phase report examining the adult consultation stage of the project.

Youth Zones – Phase 1 – The Inch report
First phase report examining young people’s views of their communities and adults views of young people in the public space.

EYSIP Publications

Contact LAYC to order any of the following EYSIP publications.

Action Research Toolkit
Toolkit introducing basic principles of action research, with good practice tips and practical tools to support exploratory work with young people.
Price: £15 + £2.00 p&p per item

Bored Meetings? Training for Young Decision-Makers
Practical training resource aimed at those working with young people involved in formal group decision-making structures. The pack aims to increase young people’s meeting skills and understand the processes involved in formal meetings.
Price: £18 + £2.00 p&p per item

Learning By Doing Pack
Drawing together 23 Learning By Doing briefing papers outlining the key learning points from action research projects with socially-excluded young people funded by EYSIP in 2000/2001
Price: FREE + £2.00 p&p per item

Participation Scrapbook
Scrapbook resource gathering the learning from over 20 youth participation methods used by EYSIP and its funded projects over the last 4 years. A colourful resource featuring examples of work, photographs, drawings and comments by workers and young people
Price: £20 + £2.00 p&p per item

Pupil Participation … It’s our school
Toolkit resource designed to enable pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties to participate in their school and wider community. Remains relevant to mainstream schools looking to include more challenging young people in pupil participation.
Price: £15 + £2.00 p&p per item

Reaching Out to BME Young People
Briefing paper outlining the findings and recommendations from the Reaching Out to BME Young People Programme. The briefing includes background to the project, case studies and policy directives around improving BME young people’s access to services.
Price: FREE + £1.00 p&p per item

Working with Young Victims of Crime
Information on practical guidelines to help practitioners working with young victims of crime. It details how to offer individual support, deliver empowering activities, use meditation and restorative approaches, set up peer-led projects and other innovative ways of tackling victimisation, as well as a list of local and national referral agencies.
Price: FREE + £1.00 p&p per item