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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.


theCrate@AJ2016 Gathers Insightful Feedback for Youth Program Review

May 13th, 2016 by YPR Team

Unpacking Scouting for our members was the purpose of theCrate at the 24th Australian Jamboree. Over 12,000 Scouts and leaders participated in the event and another 10,000 visitors experienced Jamboree life and theCrate on ‘Super Saturday’. theCrate was a hub of excitement in the mall where members could ‘imagine the possibilities’ on a wide variety of topics, issues and the future of Scouting.


Scouts at AJ2016 compile reports on a number of YPR topics

May 11th, 2016 by YPR Team

What’s the opinion of Scouts about Scouts and other key community issues? During AJ2016, Scouts completed 22 different surveys, participated in focus groups and over 4 nights, over 80 scouts participated in mashUp sessions to summarise all of the key data collected and make appropriate recommendations. The mashUp sessions were intergenerational with leaders joining the… Read More


Why Does A Program Review Need To Review The Scout Promise and Law?

December 12th, 2015 by YPR Team

In amongst the enormous debate that has occurred in recent weeks around Scouts Australia’s investigation into the possibilities of changing the Scout Promise and Scout Law, a number of consistent themes came out. This debate, played out mainly in the Scouts Australia Facebook Group, followed the publication of an emotive article, initially in the Murdoch range of Sunday newspapers, about the proposals that the Youth Program Review put to members as part of an ongoing consultation regarding the possibilities for a renewed Scout Promise and Law.