Network of practice

To further develop and promote good practice, the Hub established a network of practice in 2019, comprising representatives from key national child and youth organisations. The network enhances the Hub as a national centre of excellence by sharing good practice, identifying challenges, acting as critical friends, supporting the development of the national framework and user-testing the framework implementation tools.

Organisations represented on the Network of Practice:

  • Barnardos
  • Dublin City Comhairle na nÓg
  • Early Childhood Ireland
  • EPIC – Empowering People in Care
  • Exchange House Traveller Centre
  • Foróige
  • Jigsaw
  • Irish Wheelchair Association
  • Mayo Comhairle na nÓg
  • Office of the Ombudsman for Children
  • St. Joseph’s School Rush
  • Tusla – Child and Family Agency
  • Wicklow Comhairle na nÓg
  • YAP (Youth Advocate Programme) Ireland
  • YMCA
  • Youth Work Ireland

Other members of the Network of Practice

  • Hub na nÓg Manager
  • Assistant Principal Officer, DCYA Participation Unit
  • Senior Participation Officer
  • DCYA Participation Unit staff
  • Hub na nÓg Administrator