大曼彻斯特青年司法高校合作 named best knowledge transfer initiative
A transformative University project to give young people a voice in the criminal justice system has won a prestigious Times Higher 教育 Award.
该 大曼彻斯特青年司法高校合作 (GMYJUP) captured the Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year prize at the sector’s flagship awards ceremony, which shine a spotlight on the exceptional achievements of individuals, teams and institutions working in higher education.
gmyjup是大学之间的创新合作 曼彻斯特中心青年Studies (MCYS), the Youth Justice Board and each of the 10 Greater Manchester Youth Justice Services.
It has developed a new model of practice in Greater Manchester – the first of its kind in England to be co-created with young people themselves based on their lived experiences within the criminal justice system.
Criminologist Professor Hannah Smithson, the academic lead on the initiative, received the award with others including Paul Axon, Director of partner youth charity Positive Steps, at the 15th annual 晚宴和颁奖典礼 在周四晚上（11月29日）。
Judges hailed the partnership’s “linking of effective practice, research capabilities and collaborative approaches” that led to the development of the framework for working with young people in the criminal justice system.
They added: “该 framework has improved youth justice services across the Greater Manchester region; by giving children and young people more of a voice, it helps to tackle reoffending rates and improve life chances.”
该 framework has improved youth justice services across the Greater Manchester region; by giving children and young people more of a voice, it helps to tackle reoffending rates and improve life chances.