Kurzfristig (< 1 Jahr)
Mikro (Individuum)
Psychisch & Physiologisch

increased youth empowerment

persönliche Entwicklung / Erwerb von sozialen und personalen Kompetenzen

Youth voice in decision making and program engagement had direct and mediating influences, respectively, on youth empowerment. After 6 months of program attendance, the active processes of voice and program engagement became most strongly associated with the agency-oriented concepts of youth empowerment.

Beschreibung der Aktivität

schulbezogene Jugendarbeit
after school programs in Malaysia
To conduct the study, we specified a path model that situates youth-adult partnership (youth voice, supportive adult relationships) as a program experience, or predictor, that will have direct effects on youth empowerment (leadership competence, policy control) and community connectedness (community connection, school attachment).
Malaysia
6 months
age 15-16
teilnehmende Kinder und Jugendliche
Kinder und Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund

Evaluierung der Aktivität

Quantitative Fragebogenerhebung (schriftlich/offline)
survey, 2 time points
Time point 1 & 2: youth voice in decision making, supportive adult relationships, leadership competence, policy control, school attachment, community connections; Time point 2: program engagement, program safety.
leadership competence (e.g., ‘‘I am often a leader in groups’’, ‘‘I would rather have a leadership role when I’m involved in a group project"); policy control (e.g., ‘‘My friends and I can really understand what’s going on with my community or school’’, ‘‘I am able to participate in community or school decision making")
Rated using a 5-point Likert-type scale ranging from "Strongly Disagree" to "Strongly Agree".
a total of 357 students participated in the initial survey and 207 students responded to the second survey
2016