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Diploma In Commonwealth Youth Programme In Youth In Development Work

The Diploma in Commonwealth Youth Programmes (CYP), is an action research approach-based programmes aimed to equip youth functionaries, youth leaders and those dealing with young people to meet the address the needs and challenges of youth.

The main objectives of the Diploma in Commonwealth Youth Programme are :

  • To develop young people in the broadest sense.
  • To understand the nature and purpose of youth development work.
  • To relate Commonwealth values to youth development work.
  • To set professional and academic standards by quality in the delivery of services to young people.
  • To introduce students to intelligent reading assimilation, critical judgment, analysis and synthesis of information



Programme Summary

Course Name: Diploma In Commonwealth Youth Programme In Youth In Development Work
Course Initials:  CYP
Duration:  2Year
Total Units:  14
Mode of Deliverance: Blended Mode
 

Programme Informations

Candidates holding the following qualifications will be eligible for admission into this programme:

  • Possession of a Certificate in Youth Work, Certificate in Social Work (NTA Level 4), or any other relevant programme at a similar level, (with not less than four passes in O-Level Secondary Education)

OR

  • Possession of Advanced Level Certificate with at least one principal pass or three subsidiaries.

Course

Course Code

Unit

Level I

Learning Processes

ODC 001

1

Young People and Society

ODC 002

1

Principles and Practice of Youth Development Work.

ODC 003

1

Working With People in Their Communities

ODC 004

1

Gender and Development

ODC 005

1

Commonwealth Values

ODC 006

1

Level II

Management Skills.

ODC 007

1

Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

ODC 008

1

Policy Planning and Implementation

ODC 009

1

Conflict Resolution Strategies and Skills

ODC 010

1

Promoting Enterprise and Economic Development

ODC 011

1

Youth and Health

ODC 012

1

Sustainable Development and Environmental Issues

ODC 013

1

Field Practice

ODC 014

2

Item

Amount (TZS)

Registration fee

30,000

Tuition Fees

 

620,000

Theoretical Courses (13 Units x 40,000)

 Practical Course (1 Unit x 100,000)

Examination Fees (13 Courses x 10,000)

130,000

Students Organization Fees

20,000

Student Identity Card

20,000

Quality Assurance Fee

20,000

TOTAL

840,000

NAMECONTACTS
Mr. Joseph Challejoseph.challe@out.ac.tz

After completion of this programme, candidate are expected to demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant for youth development such as:

  • Appreciate and address the problems and issues facing young people and the societies in which they live
  • Explain the ideas and practices of learning that are relevant to youth development work.
  • Practise experiential learning as a method that is appropriate to youth development.
  • Outline the principles of adult learning and the characteristics of adult learners.
  • Identify factors that help and those that hinder people’s learning, particularly for youths in informal
  • Devise effective strategies for learning with a range of individuals and groups in youth development work.
  • Make use of the techniques of informal and experiential learning in youth development wor.
  • Enable other people to make use of these techniques in youth development work.
  • Communicate to young people and adults in a way that is accessible to them.

Assessment will be organized around Continuous Assessment (CA) one Main Timed Test (MTT) which will count 30% of the total marks of the course and a Final Examination (70%).