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PBA Trans-Siberian: Another Extraordinary Educational Adventure. Partnership Building Seminar with study visits elements

Dates: 13-19 June 2020

Venue: Moscow-Novosibirsk-Achinsk-Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Russian Federation, Eastern Partnership countries ( Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine )

Application deadline: 13th April 2020

ATTENTION: COVID 19 Announcement: please note that the dates of the seminar might change. After the group is recruited (beginning of May), we will check the situation and make final decision, if to keep the June dates or move the seminar to autumn. Hopefully by beginning of May the situation with coronavirus is much better and foreseeable.

The activity aims to create strong ties among participating coordinators of European Solidarity Corps as well as to learn about volunteering realities in Russia. The concept of the activity is built on idea of experiential, adventure learning.

General Description

The seminar will start in Moscow, but major part will be held during a Trans-Siberian train ride from Moscow to Novosibirsk (2 days and 2 nights), with the proper working sessions on board as well as visits to organisations and meetings with local communities in Novosibirsk, Achinsk and Krasnoyarsk. Additionally, for interested coordinators, we will organise a weekend trip to an eco-village in the taiga, accredited for the European Solidarity Corps (20-21 June).

Objectives:

  • to get to know each other personally and professionally;
  • to build trust and partnership among participating organisations holding ESC quality label;
  • to deepen understanding of quality in international volunteering in ESC;
  • to learn about reality of volunteering organisations in Russia;
  • to foster networking among participants and create space for projects’ building;

The programme will be built on experiential learning, adventure and outdoor methodology, allowing participants on one hand to meet local organisations and discover their realities and on the other hand to discuss quality elements of cooperation within European Solidarity Corps. The whole experience will be enhanced by networking and partnership building sessions to allow new project ideas to emerge. Throughout the process participants will be able to learn and experience the intercultural reality of the region.

This activity is built upon the experience that our institutions gained during similar events using river boat cruises “Between Ladoga and Onega” and “Volga Experience” in Russia (2012-13) as well as during train travel seminar “Train Adventure” in Ukraine (2014) and during outdoor seminar “From Sea to Mountains” also in Ukraine (2015) as well as the “Argonautika” sea seminar in western Georgia (2016) and “The colour of pomegranate” seminar in Armenia (2017).

More about the Adventure Education and our experiences

Participants and Team:

The activity will bring together 24 volunteering coordinators representing accredited organisations of European Solidarity Corps from Eastern Partnership countries and Russia as well as Programme Countries.

Participants profile:

  • having basic experience in international volunteering projects management;
  • representing an organisation that holds quality label of the European Solidarity Corps;
  • being motivated to develop ESC volunteering between Programme countries and the region of Eastern Europe and Caucasus;
  • having a working knowledge of English, the working language of the activity;
  • available to actively attend the full duration of the activity (13-19 June);
  • open for surprising learning situations;

The team will be composed of an one external facilitator as well as a SALTO EECA officer experienced in European Solidarity Corps and cooperation between Programme Countries and Eastern Partnership countries and Russia.

There will be also a representative(s) of the national agencies of the European Solidarity Corps, allowing participants to gain expertise from first hand as well as a documentarian preparing a video of the event.

Important: Please take into consideration, that this seminar is based on Adventure Education! The seminar will require full participation from mornings till evenings. There is no traditional sessions, but naturally there are breaks during the process.

Due to lots of travelling there will be no possibility to do any other kind of work and time to open your computer will be very limited! The group will spent several nights in night trains, in sleeping compartments, equipped with bed sheets. There will be max. 2 nights in a row in a train, so we can also enjoy hotels and showers on the way.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the European Solidarity Corps Programme.

Accommodation and food

The board and lodging during the activity for all participants will be provided by organisers.

For interested coordinators we will cover additional overnight in Moscow (12-13 June; no food until lunch on 13th June) as well as weekend visit to eco-village accredited for ESC in the forests of Krasnoyarski Kraj (19-22 June).

Travel reimbursement

Travel costs of participants from Eastern Partnership countries and Russia will be covered fully by organisers (participants need to cover their medical/travel insurance and city transfers to/from airports).

Travel costs of participants from Programme Countries will be covered by relevant National Agency on its own principles. (This activity is financed by NET 2020, budget for networking activities within European Solidrity Corps).

Participation fee

The organisers are not collecting any participation fees.

Application

 

Organiser:

SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre

Co-organisers:

  • Polish, Czech, Finnish and French National Agencies of the European Solidarity Corps

Phone: +48 22 4 631 462

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Tomasz Szopa

E-Mail: tszopa@frse.org.pl

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.

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PBA: Special Puzzle

Dates: 8-12 June 2020

Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 18th May 2020

Contact-making seminar for organisations working with youth with special needs under the guidelines of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) and Erasmus+ (Youth) programs.

General Description

Aim: To encourage and support organisations that work with young people with special needs to develop inclusive projects under the guidelines of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) and Erasmus+ Youth programs.

The activity will facilitate getting to know each other’s work and interests, explore potential ideas for common projects and build experience and quality partnerships.

The activity will bring together different representatives of organisations, working directly with young people with special needs. We invite both newcomers and more experienced organisations to the program. In three full working days, we will provide the space and inspiration to network and to discover the factors which compose good, inclusive projects. It will be the start of planning projects together.

Profile of organizations:

supporting/working directly with youth with special needs.

Objectives:

  • To create a space for meeting fellow organisations working with the same target group and establishing partnerships and networks.
  • To explore European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+ Youth programs as a tool for supporting active participation and social integration of young people with special needs and empowering them to succeed.
  • To explore quality criteria in developing successful future projects.
  • To inspire and to encourage the participants to develop, to apply and to implement future projects within the programs.

Elements of the program:

  1. Presentation of ESC and Erasmus+ Youth programs.
  2. Presentation of, and field visits to best practice.
  3. Stimulating capacity building on more effective inclusion of their own target group.
  4. Partnership building activities.
  5. Space and time for project creation (aims, goals, partners, next steps)

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 by the NAs or SALTO Resource Centre involved in this project.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure 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 National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Agency of International Youth Cooperation – National Agency

Phone: (8 5) 250 7440

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Draft Programme Lithuania.pdf

Contact for questions:

Aistė Natkevičiūtė

E-Mail: aiste@jtba.lt

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.

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Training Course POWER:  Project factory for Empowerment of Young People In & After Imprisonment

Dates: 19-25 April 2020

Venue: Jurmala, Latvia

Eligible are 25 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Russian Federation, Eastern Partnership countries,

Application deadline: 22nd March 2020

Training programme for staff members of closed institutions (detention services, prisons), probation centres, NGO’s to explore non-formal learning and develop common European Solidarity Corps & Erasmus+ Youth Programme projects involving young people.

General Description

Training programme has following objectives:

  •  To provide time and space for sharing good practices and methodologies on social inclusion from participants’ experience and daily work with young people in or after imprisonment
  •  To give an opportunity to define the role and place for non-formal learning in work with young people in or after imprisonment

  •  To establish new partnerships and networks on national and international level for further collaborations
  •  To develop concrete project ideas that can be implemented under European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+ Youth Programme

The methodology of the project factory is based on the fundamental principles of non-formal education.

An essential element of the methodology is based on the holistic nature of the learning experience, through methods that involve not only cognitive or intellectual approaches but also covering the behavioural and attitudinal ones.

The diversity of working methods (presentations, open space technology, design thinking, energizers, individual reflection, technical project management, feedback techniques, teamwork, etc.) will make more sense than ever in order to better illustrate the meaning of non-formal learning and support youth empowerment in and after imprisonment.

Profile of participants:

  •  Staff members of closed institutions like detention services, prisons etc. (social workers, psychologists, project coordinators, youth workers, etc.) and probation services who work with young people on a daily basis
  •  NGO members working or willing to work in closed institutions
  •  Able to work in English
  •  Aged 18+
  • Ready and able to take part in the training programme for its all duration

Participants are invited to apply in tandems or individually to foster cooperation and mutual support in implementation of common projects aiming at empowering young people in and after imprisonment. Participants will be provided the mentoring support during and after the training course.

After the training course partnerships are expected to develop and submit project application within the European Solidarity corps and Erasmus+ programme. By applying for a training course participants commit themselves to cooperate in the development of a project application.

Training in April is followed by practical phase as individual/team work in participants organisations with mentoring support from trainers in the development of a project applications.

The language of the training course will be English.

Trainers: Natalya Gudakovska and Federica Milano.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the European Solidarity Corps Programme Programme.

Accommodation and food

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

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA or SALTO (EECA) in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure 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 National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Agency for International Programs for Youth in Latvia – National Agency

Phone: +371 67356258

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Jana Priedniece

E-Mail: jana.priedniece@jaunatne.gov.lv

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.

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Seminar: Research Methodology in the context of the European Youth Programmes

Dates: 20-22 April 2020

Venue: Berlin, Germany

Eligible are 40 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 22nd March 2020

The main aim of the seminar is to explore, discuss and further develop research methodologies of transnational, intercultural, interdisciplinary youth research in the context of the European youth programmes in preparation of the new programme generation.

General Description

In the context of the European youth programmes (Erasmus+ Youth Programme and European Solidarity Corps), the amount and diversity of youth research has increased tremendously. For more than 10 years, the RAY Network – an open, growing, self-governed European research network of National Agencies of the European youth programmes and their research partners – conducted not only an ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the European youth programmes, but also implemented thematic research projects on topics such as young people’s active citizenship or youth workers’ professional development.

In complementarity, National Agencies have conducted research in international and national contexts, both within and beyond RAY, and encouraged beneficiaries of the European youth programmes to draw on research more consistently. As a result, more and more projects, in particular strategic partnerships in Key Actions 2 and 3, have begun to integrate research as a component in their projects.

Until now, there has been no opportunity for those conducting these different research projects and strands, to discuss and reflect on the methodology of youth research in the context of the European youth programmes. With this seminar, the RAY Network and Jugend für Europa would like to take a first step to provide a space for youth research practitioners and stakeholders to explore methodological questions and challenges.

Aim and Objectives of the Seminar

The main aim of the seminar is to explore, discuss and further develop research methodologies of transnational, intercultural and interdisciplinary youth research in the context of the European youth programmes in preparation of the new programme generation.

The following objectives have been set for the seminar, which seeks to:

  • Explore the methodological approaches and challenges of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method research that is conducted while projects are ongoing;
  • Explore the methodological approaches and challenges of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method research that is conducted once projects are completed;
  • Explore the methodological approaches and challenges of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method research with different stakeholders and target groups;
  • Explore the methodological approaches and challenges of qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method impact research on the effects of projects in society.

Participants of the Seminar

All those interested in the methodologies of transnational, intercultural and interdisciplinary youth research in the context of the European youth programmes are invited to attend and contribute to the seminar, including but not limited to:

  • Research and policy partners of the RAY network at national and transnational level,
  • Research and practice partners of strategic partnerships in Key Actions 2 and 3, and
  • Youth research stakeholders interested in co-shaping youth research methodology.

We use the term ‘youth research stakeholders’ very openly. Whether you have commissioned or conducted project evaluations, undertaken or worked with youth surveys, implemented or interpreted semi-structured interviews, facilitated or summarised focus groups – as long as you are interested in youth research methodology, you are welcome!

Logistics of the Seminar

The seminar will take place from April 20 to April 22 in Berlin, Germany. The programme will start on April 20 after lunch, so that most participants should be able to arrive on April 20 in the morning. The seminar programme will finish on April 22 at lunch, so that all participants will be able to depart on April 22 throughout the day.

Additional: For researchers involved in RAY, the programme will finish on April 22 in the evening, so that all RAY participants will be able to depart on April 22 in the evening or on April 23 in the morning.

Hosts of the Conference

The seminar is financed through Erasmus+ Youth Programme and is hosted by the German National Agency Jugend für Europa. The seminar is coordinated by the coordination group of the RAY Network.

For questions, please contact Rita Bergstein at bergstein@jfemail.de (JUGEND für Europa) and Andreas Karsten at andreas@researchyouth.net. (RAY Network)

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 by the NAs or SALTO Resource Centre involved in this project.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure 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 National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Jugend für Europa in cooperation with the RAY research network – National Agency

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Programme Qualitative Research Methodology.pdf

Contact for questions:

Rita Bergstein & Andreas Karsten

E-Mail: bergstein@jfemail.de

andreas@researchyouth.net

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.

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Training Course: Facilitation of learning in youth mobility projects

Dates: 1-9 May 2020

Venue: Daugirdiškės, Lithuania

Eligible are 27 participants coming from: Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Spain

Application deadline: 10th March 2020

The aim of the TC is to look into the quality of youth learning mobility projects and put more emphasis on non-formal learning process and the facilitation of it.

General Description

With this project we are aiming to look closely into the quality of learning mobility projects in the field of youth and put more emphasis on non-formal learning and facilitation of it.

Which means keeping the ballance between fun and serious, professional and personal development, working with the group and addressing the needs of individuals, raising awareness of ones own learning and transfering the learning results into the communities and/or society.

Objectives:
• Develop understanding of non-formal education principles and their role in learning mobility projects;
• To develop understanding of quality in learning mobility and introduce tools that can help in maintaining it (Q! App);
• To improve participants’ professional competences which will help them facilitate learning in all phases of learning mobility projects (preparation, implementation, evaluation, follow-up)
• Develop understanding of importance of reflection in educational activities and provide participants with the competence of guiding reflection process of youngsters: designing reflection questions and running the process;
• To improve participants’ competencies to adjust, adapt and create new methods based on non-formal education methodology;

• To introduce focus groups as a learning opportunity and a way to evaluate and research non-formal education process;
• To create space for future Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects development and ensuring the quality of the projects through developing common understanding of learning mobility quality principles specifically connected to non-formal learning.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Accommodation and food during the training course will be covered by the organizers.

Travel reimbursement

Travel expenses up to the indicated limit will be reimbursed:

  • Lithuania – 20 euro
  • Latvia – 70 euro
  • Poland – 150 euro
  • Germany – 290 euro
  • Italy – 280 euro
  • Republic of North Macedonia – 300 euro
  • Spain – 360 euro
  • Portugal – 360 euro
  • Romania – 280 euro

Reimbursement will be done according to the real costs and provided travel documents. Travel reimbursement will be done via bank transfer after all the original travel documents will be presented to the organizers

Participation fee

There is no participation fee.

Application

 

Organiser:

Youth Epicenter – NGO

Phone: +37061715594

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Draft Programme.pdf

Contact for questions:

Justina Garbauskaitė-Jakimovska

E-Mail: youth.epicenter@gmail.com

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Training Course: You go Youth Goals!

Dates: 9-12 June 2020

Venue: Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Eligible are 30 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 19th April 2020

The Youth Goals were defined by young people and policy makers and should now be put into action at the local level. This event aims on promoting the goals and help youth workers understand what they are and how they can be used to motivate youngsters.

General Description

The youth goals were defined by young people and policy makers during the last cycle of the Structured Dialogue (now known as the Youth Dialogue). The Youth Goals should now be put into concrete action at the local level.

The training event You go Youth Goals aims to promote the goals and help youth workers to better understand what they are and how they can be used to motivate young people to get active. It is also a great opportunity to use the European Solidarity Corps to get young people to become more active and work towards these goals. Therefore, this training will also focus on the exchange of good practices and learn how to best use the Solidarity Corps to do so.

The training will mainly be focused on understanding what the Youth Goals are and how to use them to inspire projects and motivate young people to get active. For this we will be alternating between knowledge building and knowledge sharing modules, as well as practical exercises that aim on better understanding how to develop projects around this topic.

In order to assure the quality of the training event, we intend on collaborating with youth researchers from the University of Luxembourg, as well as the Luxembourgish Youth Delegates for the Youth Dialogue (formerly known as the Structured Dialogue).

Additional Program elements

Free walking tour
For participants arriving on Friday morning or early afternoon, we will be offered a free 90 min walking tour to discover the city.

Welcome Dinner and Networking event
The first evening, participants will have the opportunity to mingle and network around a walking dinner in Esch-sur-Alzette.

Welcome and intro event
The formal programme of the training event will start with a welcoming event, where participants will be offered an introduction to the event by the host organisation and followed by a presentation and discussion by a guest speaker. We are intending on partnering up with several other local organisations working on this topic to also offer participants a better understanding of the origin and purpose of the youth goals.

Winery tour and Schengen visit
The second evening will be dedicated to visit a winery in Schengen, followed by a wine tasting event and a dinner. Schengen is mostly known for donating its name to the Schengen Agreement, an European Agreement that introduced the free mobility in the European Union.

Dinner in the city and cultural event
The last evening will be dedicated to a cultural event with dinner in Luxembourg city.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the participating NAs of the EU-Programme European Solidarity Corps

Accommodation and food

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs or SALTO Resource Centre involved in this project.

Please contact your National Agency (NA) or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure 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 to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Anefore asbl – National Agency

Co-organiser:

  • Pétillances

Phone: 00352 621 590 164

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Patrick Azevedo

E-mail: nadine.linden@anefore.lu

E-Mail: pazevedo@petillances.com

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.

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Training Course: The Confusion of Inclusion

Dates: 1-5 June 2020

Venue: Dublin, Ireland

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – DE, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 17th April 2020

There are many barriers to inclusion that present themselves across Europe. we will go beyond the confusion, and create a space to equip participants with non-formal learning tools to foster inclusion within their work with young people.

General Description

The essence of the training course is to equip participants with non-formal learning tools to foster inclusion within their work with young people with fewer opportunities.

The idea of the training is:

To explore how professionals from the youth field directly working with young people with fewer opportunities can promote inclusion within their practice. We will share non-formal tools that allow participants to promote social inclusion with young people with fewer opportunities.

There will be an introduction to non-formal learning tools that can be used by youth workers committed to fostering a culture that embraces the values of diversity and inclusiveness within their communities and their target groups.

On completion of this training, participants will gain a toolbox for promoting social inclusion within their scope of work and influence. Participants will gain an understanding and knowledge of the “7 Pillars of Inclusion” and get equipped with tools to transmit this model into their everyday work.

Participants will gain an understanding of inclusive youth work within Europe and specifically in Ireland by attending interactive workshops, platforms for dialogue and questions, study visits and meetings with key representatives from the youth sector active in Irish society. Allowing participants to explore how inclusion is promoted within these services.

The main objectives of the training are:

(1) To develop an understanding of what an inclusive society might look like with the knowledge of different approaches across Europe.

(2) To look into the challenges of promoting inclusion through case studies, brainstorming and share youth workers experiences on ways to best overcome them.

(3) To become enhanced in the field of non-formal learning (NFL) and to understand the main principles of NFL. Creating and finding tools that can be used to promote inclusion.

(4) To lay the basis for meaningful and cohesive relationships across Europe. Using the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes as a platform to promote inclusion and future collaboration opportunities for youth workers and young people.

Please note the arrival day will be 1st June.

Departure will be the morning of the 6th June.

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 by the NAs or SALTO Resource Centre involved in this project.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure 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 National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Leargas – National Agency

Co-organiser:

  • Salto T&C (SALTO Resource Centre

Phone: +35318871202

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Carmel Walsh

E-Mail: cwalsh@leargas.ie

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.