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Training Course: OMG. Youth at the Museums

Dates: 16-21 October 2019

Venue: Cantabria, Valencia and Madrid, Spain

Eligible are 75 participants, in 3 parallel courses in 3 locations coming from: Austria, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 19th August 2019

Following the first edition of OMG! the Spanish National Agency for Youth organises this Training Course with the aim of creating bridges between museums and the youth sector through non-formal education.

General Description

During this 4-day training course, participants will have the opportunity to analyse the barriers to youth participation into museums and their activities, explore potential tools to overcome these barriers, discover local activities on Spanish museums and potentially network with other professionals.

Objectives:

– To generate cooperation strategies and synergies between museums and youth field.

– To exchange and enhance experiences developed in the frame of the Museums’ educational departments.

– To understand museums as a space for youth work.

– To explore Non-Formal Education as tool to work with young people in museums.

– To identify barriers that prevent young people to access museums and to explore potential strategies.

– To facilitate networking for future cooperation in Erasmus+ Youth program

Methodology will be based on Non-Formal Education. This means we will work from a participatory approach using a wide variety of methods, in an environment where people can learn from each other (peer-learning).

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

If you will be selected for this event, your accommodation and travel costs relevant to your participation in the seminar will be covered by the National Agencies

Your sending National Agency will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA or SALTO involved in this project, to learn more about how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Participation fee

The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your NA or SALTO involved in this project, to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country

Application

 

Organiser:

Spanish national agency

Co-organiser:

  • Deputy Directorate of National Museums

Phone: +34917827612

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloadsProgramme Museums in Spain.pdf

Contact for questions:

Leticia Sánchez Palacín

E-Mail: tca@injuve.es

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.