Presentation on theme: "The state of children in Amsterdam Judith Leest Advisor youth policy City of Amsterdam"— Presentation transcript:
The state of children in Amsterdam Judith Leest Advisor youth policy City of Amsterdam
This presentation The making of… The results The meaning for future policy
The making of… Inspiration The State of the City Every child matters National youth report Ambition Struggle ‘Old’ indicators Lack of indicators Different types of indicators Sustainability of indicators?
The results Five themes, Health & upbringing Crime & safety Education Work & income Active in society 17 goals 79 indicators
Detail of the framework domainHealth & upbringingWork & income subtheme‘physical’ ‘school qualification' Pimary goalThe youth of Amsterdam is physically healthyThe youth is prepared for labor ‘Child indicators’ (outcome) Secondary goals obesity: 15,2% 5 years old; 28,3% 10 years old; 24,4% 14 years old (2007) Premature drop-outs from school: 14% (2007) Policy indicators (output) AgreementsParticipation in programmes for obesity at schools: 29% Jump in (2009) Part of drop-outs taking part in programmes: 58% (2008)
Work and income: poverty. % of youth in a minimumhousehold Werk en inkomen 'armoede en schulden' De jeugd leeft niet langdurig in armoede ’kind’indicator jongeren in mimimahuishouden: 28% (2008) voorzieningengebruik minima: 66% stadspas; 5% PC-voorziening; 43% scholieren- vergoeding (2008) jongeren met schulden: n.b. beleidsindicator jongeren in schuldhulpverlening: 1,9% (2008)
The 14 city-districts
The meaning for future policy I -Output monitor -Outcome monitor -Effectiveness research -File research -Behavior measurement
The meaning for future policy II An instrument to follow trends Facts and figures about children, not primarily about evaluation of policy Relations, cause & effect, cross-over Last but not least: an instrument for youth participation
Reality check what do youngsters say themselves? According to the report, 25% of all children has obesity, but in this school there are only slim kids!
There’s a lack of opportunities for internships; could you talk to companies to create more?