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What are fellow Scouts saying about the Educational Proposal?

August 16th, 2016 by YPR Team

A few weeks ago, the Youth Program Review released a draft of Scouts Australia’s new Educational Proposal. If you missed the release of the document, click here to find out. We received some feedback on this document, and below you can read some thoughts shared with the Youth Program Review: “Pg-29,3 ‘Scouting is a Movement… Read More


The next steps for the YPR

August 10th, 2016 by YPR Team

Scouts Australia are reflecting on how it can offer the fundamentals of Scouting in an adventurous, fun, challenging and inclusive program in the contemporary context. The Youth Program Review (YPR) began taking a holistic view of the Scouts Australia Youth Program in 2013 for the first time in 40 years. Australian society and the needs… Read More


Program Concepts Update – July 2016

July 28th, 2016 by YPR Team

Stage 4 Teams concluded working in March 2016, and since then their work has been presented and discussed at a range of Branch and National forums. These have included the National Youth Program Team meetings, the annual Program Conference in May and the National Operations and National Executive Committee meetings in June.
We are excited that the next steps include presentations in Branches,


YPR Educational Proposal V1 Published

June 29th, 2016 by YPR Team

The Youth Program Review Coordinating Team presents to you a draft of Scouts Australia’s new Educational Proposal.
Worldwide, Scouting is an educational movement of young people, supported by adults. The Educational Proposal enables Scouts Australia to explain to the Australian Community how the Scout Youth Program meets the developmental needs of young people in Australian Society, in accordance with the Purpose, Principles and Method of the Movement, and in line with the Mission of Scouting.