Yasmin Washbrook

Job Role
Lecturer in Youth and Community
Room
K5

Biography

Yasmin was awarded a First Class BA (Hons) Degree in Youth and Community Work, at Newman University, gaining JNC professional status; going on to graduate at Masters level in the same field. Yasmin continues her professional development by completing the Post Graduate certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, here at Glyndwr University.

Yasmin has 14 years’ experience of Youth and Community Work. Having the opportunity to work with young people in a variety of settings across England, Wales and Malta. Some of these have included; grassroots youth clubs, statutory youth services, Duke Of Edinburgh awards, children’s homes, housing and youth homeless provision including national youth engagement and digital youth work. Yasmin has focused on supporting and encouraging vulnerable young people across England, to have their voices heard by influencing organisational, Government and structural policy and systems that directly impact their lived experiences.

Yasmin became a member of the Institute for Youth Work, being elected to council in 2020; she works to support the strategic aims and the organisation’s ambition to be the voice of youth workers across the UK.

Hobbies: Yasmin spends free time gardening and combining this hobby with craft making. Yasmin also enjoys exploring England and Wales to develop her photography skills.

Qualifications

PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE (2020 - ongoing)

MA Youth and Community Work

BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work JNC

PG Diploma Youth and Community Work

 

Research

Yasmin’s research interests include:

  • Project partnership with Advance HE and HEFCW for racial equality across HEIs.

  • The ‘Mixed-Race’ phenomenon, offering a counter narrative to current discourses.

  • Youth homelessness, labels and impacts.