The RAY Network conducts research on the impact of EU youth funding programs and contributes to quality assurance and further quality development of these programs
In regular intervals, RAY-Monitoring is carried out. This standard survey is an online survey for all funding recipients and participants of the EU programme „Erasmus+ Youth in Action“ from all RAY countries. The focus is on the impact of the programme on the participating youths, youth workers and the project environment. What and how do they learn from participating in the programme? Which competences do they develop and how?
National Agencies and research institutions from 33 countries
RAY-Monitoring of the European Solidarity Corps, inspired by RAY-Monitoring of Erasmus+, starts its inquiries in 2019. It aims to investigate a broad spectrum of aspects of the European Solidarity Corps and to share the research results with diverse actors and stakeholders. In addition, the research should contribute to the further development of realised projects and the programme itself.
In the course of this project, the impact of the EU Youth Programme on the skills development of youth workers is being investigated.
This study evaluates long-term effects of the participation at Erasmus+ Youth in Action on participants and project managers, with particular regard to active citizenship and participation in society and democratic life.
This research project deals with the influence, the role and the potential of strategic partnerships and cooperations, put into practice within Ersmus+ Youth in Action under Key Action 2. These projects function as tools to advance innovation, as well as the exchange ofbest practices in the youth sector and similar sectors.
This study deals with possible strategies and practices, contributing to organisational development and capacity building of organisations and networks in the European youth sector.
Based on research results of the RAY study “Long term effects of Erasmus+ Youth in Action on participation and citizenship” and “RAY Monitoring Erasmus+ Youth in Action”, this project examines different educational methods and learning experiences concerning citizenship and participation in a European context. Furthermore, it is highlighted how competences necessary to implement these methods can be developed.