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Training Course: Influence YOUth

Dates: 25 October – 1 November 2019

Venue: Byblos, Lebanon

Eligible are 24 trainees coming from: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Hungary, Lebanon, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 22nd September 2019

Influence YOUth training course is focusing on developing the skills and competences of youth workers to empower them to take up leadership positions and to equip them with tools to lead a youth organisation.

General Description

Influence YOUth is a training course focusing on the development of skills and competences of youth workers in organisational management.

With this training course we would like to train young people active in our organisations to make them more conscious of their personal leadership, and to be able to engage young people more actively in their communities by using creative and innovative methods and effective techniques.

We seek to address the need of empowering youth through engagement and self-motivation and effective non-formal and informal learning methods to become able and competent to lead a youth organisation. We are ready to introduce different, sometimes unusual methods to address issues such heavy topics as communication development, conflict resolution and effective teamwork and strategic planning.

The training course is build up on the idea of understanding and applying organizational management techniques such as planning and organizing, leadership skills development, people, time and budget management. During the training course youth worker will develop their skills and competences in such important topics as assertive communication, effective team-work and strategic planning while understanding the importance of youth work and the role they play in the development of their communities.

Taking under consideration the needs of the organizations involved the content of this training course will be based on the following objectives:

  • To identify the role of youth work in our societies and to understand the importance of youth workers
  • To provide participants with different tools to acquire knowledge and to develop skills and competencies in organizational management
  • To introduce effective communication, leadership and teamwork techniques
  • To develop competences to implement tools, non-formal and informal educational methods of decision making and strategic thinking
  • To provide space for participants for discussion and sharing best practices and to develop their leadership skills and competences using tandem method
  • To improve knowledge about Erasmus+ Programme as a tool for enhancing the international dimension of youth work through capacity building activities

At the end of the training course, our participants will be motivated to participate more actively in the lives of their organisations, develop more projects with and for young people and will be better equipped to provide a higher quality of youth work delivery due to their experience, skills and knowledge.

During our training course we are going to use non-formal and informal educational tools, especially Tandem learning. The training course will be based on an interactive and participative approach.

The processes of learning from each other and learning by doing will be crucial, as well as self-directed Tandem, where partners equally share their knowledge while placing emphasis on integration and promoting independent learning experience. The training course will stimulate creativity, communication and active participation.

The TC “Influence YOUth” will take place in Simar Jbeil in Byblos, Lebanon between 25. October – 1. November 2019. There will be 30 participants coming from 10 different countries: Hungary, UK, Spain, Turkey, Bulgaria, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Accomodation, food and programme costs are fully covered by the organisers.

Travel reimbursement

Travel costs are determined by standards set strictly by Erasmus+ Programme.

The maximum possible travel contribution for each person is:

  • 20 Euro from: Lebanon
  • 275 Euro from: Turkey, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 360 Euro from:  Hungary, Palestine
  • 530 Euro from: Morocco, Spain, United Kingdom

Visa and visa application costs are maximum 100 Euro/person.

Participation fee

A participation fee of €50 per participant is expected to be paid as contribution.

Application

 

Organiser:

Tudatos Ifjúságért Alapítvány – Youth NGO

Co-organiser:

CHABIBEH SPORTING CLUB – Youth NGO

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Zita Szalai

E-Mail: zita.szalai@tudatosifjusag.hu

Training Course. Human Rights Education with Mixed Ability Groups. Latvia

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Training Course: Human Rights Education with Mixed Ability Groups

Dates: 1-12 November 2019

Venue: Riga, Latvia

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine

Application deadline: 20th September 2019

ATTENTION: Russian speaking seminar!

This is a course for professional development of youth workers, educators and youth leaders who would like to organise educational projects and programmes with mixed ability groups using Human Rights Education.

General Description

Training course “Human Rights Education with Mixed Ability Groups” is a training course for professional development of youth workers, educators and leaders of educational programmes who would like to organize educational projects, programmes and activities with mixed ability groups through human rights education.

During the Training Course participants will discover:

-How to run mixed ability inclusive youth educational activities and projects based on Human Rights Education and non-formal learning approach;
– The values, principles, concepts and methods of human rights education;
– The principles of development and running of educational programmes within Human rights education field;
– Quality and particularities of human rights education activity with mixed ability groups of young people;
– What is the experiential learning cycle;
– Effective tips and hints on how to make HRE inclusive
– The levels of responsibility working in activities and projects with youth groups of mixed ability nature;
– Effective tools and instruments of inclusive youth worker and educator;
– The realities and best practices of youth educational activities and projects in EU, Eastern Partnership region and Russia;

The recognition of youth work, Youthpass and different learning instruments, youth worker’s competences and assessment.

Participants will also:

– Work in international groups;
– Get practical experience preparing and running human rights education activities with mixed ability groups during the trainiing course;
– Explore recent developments of youth work field;
– Set personal and professional development aims;
– Have an opportunity to develop international and local educational projects in the field of youth within and outside Erasmus+ programme.

It is expected that participants (together or individually) will organise local training/educational activities after the training course integrating human rights education and mixed ability approaches.

Profile of participants:

– Youth workers and youth leaders who act as youth educators in educational programmes and projects representing NGOs, working directly with young people with some experience of educational programmes with mixed-ability groups or without, but having strong dedication to introduce mixed ability approach and human rights education in their work;

– Interested in development of their organisation/institution and inclusive youth work in their respective city, region, country and Europe;
– Motivated for further professional development
– Aged: 18+;
– Able to communicate and work in Russian;
– Able to participate in the full duration of the course

Application

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth

Accommodation and food

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, food, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered. All participants will be accommodated in a room for 3-4 people. Three meals a day and coffee breaks will be provided in the whole duration of the activity.

Travel reimbursement

Visa cost cover 100% and travel costs will be paid within the limits set by the Erasmus+ programme.

Limits for countries (most economic route will be required):

  • Latvia – 20 Eur/180 Euro (depending on the region),
  • Estonia, Lithuania – 180 Euro
  • Ukraine, Moldova, Germany – 275 Euro
  • Russian Federation – 275 Eur/360 Eur (depending on the region),
  • Armenia, Azerbaijan – 360 Euro,

Please do not buy tickets before you get confirmation about acceptance and note from the organisers to buy the tickets!

Participation fee

The participation fee for the course is 20 Euro.

Application

 

Organiser:

Participation for All – Youth NGO

Phone: +371 29452445

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloadsInfoPack HRE TC in Russian.pdf

Contact for questions:

Natalja Gudakovska

E-Mail: participationforall@gmail.com

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Training Course: The power of communication

Dates: 6-14 October 2019

Venue: Reims, France

Eligible are 31 participants coming from:  Croatia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Turkey

Application deadline: 6th September 2019

With this LTTC «The Power of Communication», we’d like to tackle the competence of youth workers and trainers to build and to facilitate the meaningful communication process with different stakeholders involved in educational process

General Description

Objectives:

-to discuss and come to common understanding of what efficient communication is and its role in educational process
-to discover how communication is related to human rights and human dignity

-to develop skills in the competence area “communicating meaningfully with others”
-to develop skills in intercultural communication in diverse environments and with learners from different backgrounds
-to reflect on the specifics in communication process in different dimensions such as educator – young people, educator-educator, educator-institution (organisation) and come up with strategies for fostering efficient communication process.
-to reflect on the effects of non-verbal communication, and how it’s linked with the personal attitudes to become conscious about personal body language when working in multicultural environment.

The structure of the LTTC:

Activity 1: a generic training course which will be focused on building competences of educators in the competence area “communicating meaningfully with others” (according to ETS) on individual level ( dimension educator-learner, educator -educator).

Online course: between 2 residential training courses, we will offer participants an online course which will support their learning process between 2 mobilities as well as prepare them for the local practice

Local practice: Between 2 trainings participants will need to prepare and run a workshop in their local realities, where they will practice gained competences

Activity 2 (02-10 February 2020) : a training course which will be focused on building competences of educators in the competence area “communicating meaningfully with others” on group/ team level. (dimension: educator -team, educator-organisation).

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth

Accommodation and food

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, food, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered. All participants will be accommodated in a room for 3-4 people. Three meals a day and coffee breaks will be provided in the whole duration of the activity.

Travel reimbursement

Travel costs for the activity in France will be reimbursed accordingly to the following limit:

  • France -180 EUR
  • Italy, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, The Republic of North Macedonia –  275 EUR
  • Turkey -360 EUR

Participation fee

There’s a participation fee of 50 euros per participant per training course

Application

 

Organiser:

Jus Gentium – Youth NGO

Phone: +33620380359

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Ataberk Ozcan

E-Mail: president.ozcan@jusgentiumint.org

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Training Course: Youth Workers guide for finding Volunteers

Dates: 18-27 October 2019

Venue: Paphos, Cyprus

Eligible are 26 participants coming from: Cyprus, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Spain

Application deadline: 7th September 2019

The aim of the project is to develop Youth Workers’ competences in attracting new volunteers. We will also learn about how to motivate and how to keep young people engaged in voluntary activities.

General Description

This training course is dedicated to youth workers and leaders that want to learn more about how to attract new volunteers in their non-profit activities. Our main focus is to help non-profit organizations develop more actions and projects with the help of young people.

We will talk about what motivates young people to do voluntary work and how can we adapt the message and the purpose of our campaigns to the youth needs. We will learn and implement various non-formal education methods that can keep the volunteers motivated.

Some of our project objectives are:

1. Improve the participants’ recruitment skills and help them attract new volunteers for their local projects.
2. Help the participants to learn new non-formal education methods that will help them motivate their new and older volunteers.
3. Increase the participants’ confidence in their ability to work with young people and their ability to understand young people needs.

This project is mainly addressed to:

– Youth workers that are currently working with young people
– Organization leaders: managers, mentors, coordinators
– People that work/ volunteer in a youth center, a NGO, an association, a non-profit
– EVS, ESC mentors
– Youth workers that are new in the youth field but are actively volunteering in an organization
– Trainers that want to improve their competences in working with young people
– Teachers that are already involved in extracurricular activities
– Volunteers in non-profit organizations that want to improve their role in the organization

Age limit: over 18

The project will be facilitated by Rizescu Oana and Arhire Alexandru. They are both trainers for more than 7 years and they implemented over 40 Erasmus+ projects.

Participants in this training course will learn how to:

  • attract new volunteers
  • discover more non-formal methods
  • develop new recruitment campaigns ideas
  • better communicate with youth
  • motivate youth

  • implement more interactive, engaging non-formal methods
  • have a new perspective on how to talk “the same language” with youth
  • learn to find and understand young people needs
  • learn from peers
  • find a way to adapt activities to the needs of the youth
  • feel appreciated, important in the organization
  • be listen to, have the chance to express new ideas

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth

Accommodation and food

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, food, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered.

Travel reimbursement

The travel costs will be reimbursed up to this limits:

  • 20 euros/participant from: Cyprus
  • 180 euros/participant from: Italy, Poland, Romania
  • 275 euros/participant from: Spain, Lithuania

Participation fee

There is no participation fee for this project

Application

 

Organiser:

Agecare – Youth NGO

Phone: 004072922709

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Rizescu Oana

E-Mail: oanarizescu@yahoo.com

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Training Course: The Power of Experience

Dates: 27 October – 3 November 2019

Venue: Training centre “Daugirdiškės”, Lithuania

Eligible are 28 participants coming from: Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Ukraine

Application deadline: 5th September 2019

This is an international training course aiming to increase competences of youth workers to process experience and facilitate reflection as part of individual or group learning in the field of youth.

General Description

Objectives of the Training Course

1. to increase the knowledge of youth workers in experiential learning approaches and principles of processing the experience
2. to support development of youth workers’ skills in facilitating reflection processes as part of the experiential learning cycle

3. to support development of youth workers’ skills to adapt or create methods for reflection in the context of international youth work activities
4. to provide space for reviewing own attitudes and approaches in experiential learning as part of the international youth work activities.

Check the draft programme for more details.

Selection Criteria and Process

– Clear learning expectations

– Being a youth worker/ youth leader

– A need to develop the competence of facilitating learning in youth work settings

– Willingness to prepare, participate in full duration of the course from 27th Oct to 3rd Nov. 2019 and share course results afterwards.

– Sufficient skills in communication in English

– Willingness to apply knowledge and skills back in daily youth work practice

– To be resident from one of the eligible countries (Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Poland, Serbia, Ukraine)

The pre-selection will be done by our country partners and final selection will be done together with all partnership by the 12th Sep.

Training Location

The training will take place in the training centre “Daugirdiskes” in the rural area 45 km. away from Vilnius, so the focus is purely on learning and experience without city disturbances.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered.

Accommodation will be in shared rooms with 2-3 people without possibility to have a single room.

Travel reimbursement

Travel will be reimbursed based on the actual costs and participants should take the cheapest travel options. Reimbursement will not exceed such limits, based on Erasmus+ funding rules and actual distance bands:

  • Lithuania: max. 20 eur.
  • Belarus, Estonia, Latvia: max. 180 eur.
  • Poland, Serbia, Ukraine: max. 275 eur.
  • Armenia: max. 360 eur.
  • Portugal: max. 530 eur.

Participation fee

40 EUR contribution to cover extra training costs. (possibility for reduction, if justified)

Application

 

Organiser:

Nectarus – Youth NGO

Phone: +37065794041

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloadsTimeschedule The Power of Experience.pdf

Contact for questions:

Laimonas Ragauskas

E-Mail: info@nectarus.lt

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Training Course: WomInPower

Dates: 23 November – 2 December 2019

Venue: Armenia, Luxembourg

Eligible are 30 participants coming from: Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 4th September 2019

The project is interested to promote the young women entrepreneurship by empowering youth workers from different countries with project development and implementation competences.

General Description

Training course “WomInPower” – 23 November – 02 December, 2019. Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Self-organized actions – December 2019 – April 2020
Evaluation meeting: “Reflection Group” – 23 – 30 July, 2020. Yerevan, Armenia

The project “WomInPower” (training course and evaluation meeting) will bring together 30 youth leaders and youth workers. Empowerment of women should be on different levels: at individual level, to support the creation of their autonomy and economic independence, and on the social level, to promote their equal access to political, social power and to the power enabling the forming of opinion. We are sure that the process of empowerment should be started by the youth workers and our project idea is to support them in this.

The project is interested to promote the young women entrepreneurship by empowering youth workers from different countries with project development and implementation competences.

Objectives of the Project:

– To promote women entrepreneurship as a tool for economic independence and gender equality;
– To maintain the importance of initiatives for developing projects out of dreams;
– To encourage youth workers for promotion of the idea of women entrepreneurship;
– To equip youth educators with knowledge and skills necessary to train business planning and implementation tools.

The project is open for the women youth workers who are interested in entrepreneurship and who are ready to act as multipliers

Criteria for selection:

– Involved or interested in women entrepreneurship and small business development;
– Active in working with young women especially from the minority communities or other minority groups;
– Interested in developing their competences as women rights educator with a focus on economic independence;
– Motivated and in a position to follow-up the training course with initiatives and activities on entrepreneurship;

– Motivation to participate in 100% of the length of the project;
– Commitment for follow up and homework activities;
– Commitment to disseminate the project results;
– English speaking and developed communication skills;
– Aged 18 or above.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Being selected for this course, food, accommodation and programme costs will be provided and fully paid thanks to financial support from Erasmus+ Programme granted by Luxembourgian National Agency – Anefore.

Travel reimbursement

Travel reimbursement is based on the distance per participant from the city of origin to the project city.

Travel Budget for TC in Luxembourg

Country -Max. reimbursement per participant

  • Germany, United Kingdom – reimbursement limit 180 euro
  • Latvia, Portugal, Italy – reimbursement limit 275 euro
  • Belarus – reimbursement limit 360 euro
  • Georgia, Armenia – reimbursement limit 530 euro

Travel Budget for TC in Armenia

Country – Max. reimbursement per participant

  • Georgia – reimbursement limit 180 euro
  • Belarus – reimbursement limit 275 euro
  • Latvia, Italy – reimbursement limit 360 euro
  • Germany, United Kingdom, Luxembourg reimbursement limit 530 euro
  • Portugal – reimbursement limit 820 euro

Participation fee

There is no participation fee for this project

Application

 

Organiser:

Amities Luxembourg – Armenie a.s.b.l. – Youth NGO

Co-organiser:

  • WIYU – Youth NGO

Phone: +37455511199

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Hripsime Atoyan

E-Mail: wiyuarm@gmail.com