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Training Course ACT: Active Citizens of Today!

Dates: 20-28 March 2019

Venue: Lednice, Czech Republic

ligible are 30 participants coming from: Albania, Estonia, FYROM, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Spain

Application deadline: 15th December 2018

ACT is a training course that aims to support the professional development of young leaders/trainers and to raise the quality of their projects concerning active citizenship.

General Description

During the training course, we will approach the idea of citizenship on three different levels: locally, nationally and in the European context. The training course uses methods of experiential learning as role plays, simulations and drama methods and group sharing methods as small and large group discussions.

Together, we will be working out and improving ‘method toolkit’ on how to motivate youngsters for participation in their community and beyond. All over mission of the training course is to find the ways how to make the issue of citizenship attractive to the youth.

Main aim:

ACT is a training course that aims to support the professional development of young trainers and to raise the quality of their projects concerning (European) citizenship.

Objectives:

  • pointing out the connection between citizenship, responsibility for one’s immediate environment and society and active participation;
  • experiencing, discussing and sharing historical and recent understandings of citizenship and its implications for participation;
  • approaching different levels of citizenship (local – national – international/European) in practice by simulations, cases and methods development;
  • sharing different visions and understandings of citizenship;
  • reflecting on the notion of European identity and its underlying values (democracy, tolerance, plurality, human rights);
  • raising the quality of projects dealing with youth participation and citizenship.

TC’s target group:

This training course will host 30 youth trainers/workers who are actively working with young people as a professional or on the voluntary basis, aged 18+ from 13 European countries.

For the information about your sending organisation please see the project’s infopack.

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Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Programme.

The accommodation as well as food will be organised by the training’s organisers and fully covered by the Erasmus+ programme.

Travel reimbursement

The max. travel reimbursement limits per 1 participant are following:

Hungary – €180

Albania, Estonia, FYROM, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia – €275

Spain – €360

There will be NO participation fee.

Application

 

Organiser:

Evropské centrum mládeže Břeclav/European Youth Centre Břeclav z. s. – Youth NGO

Co-organiser:

MTÜ Noored Ühiskonna Heaks – Youth NGO

Phone: 605081878

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: InfoPack for ACT.pdf

Contact for questions:

Jakub Miklín

E-Mail: eycb.info@gmail.com