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Webinar: Making Youth Goals Visible

Dates: 4 June 2020

Time: 2-4PM CEST

Venue: Online (zoom.us), Estonia

Eligible are 450 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, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU, Other countries in the world

Application deadline: 3rd May 2020

One of the biggest youth participation projects in Europe is the structured dialogue and the creation of Youth Goals! Join our webinar to learn how policy messages can be made more attractive and practical for everyone.

General Description

 

The Youth Goals are the outcome of the Youth Dialogue process with over 50.000 young people across Europe. The webinar will give an insight into the ideas, success factors and learning moments behind the promotion and European distribution of the Youth Goals during their creation.

Young people, values and EU – gives you an overview how Finnish National Agency decided to distribute EU Youth strategy to the youth field by using participative methods, which was created together with group of young people.

  • Learn from practitioners what methods and approaches can be used to promote youth participation
  • Get inspiration on how to simplify complicated processes and messages
  • Gather ideas how to put Youth Goals into practice in your country!
  • Get more tips and tricks how to work with decision makers, partners and young people
  • Up your knowledge on communicating the youth voice

Speakers:

Martin Kitzberger works as a policy officer at the Austrian National Youth Council. His fields of expertise include international and European youth politics and youth participation. He was one of the organizers of the European youth conference in Vienna in 2018 and contributed to the development and dissemination of the Youth Goals.

Annina Kurki is working for Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity corps (EDUFI). She has worked in the field of youth work over 10 year before starting her work at NA. She was part of the team who co-created the Young people, values and EU – model.

Lauri Keskiväli is a drama and theater coach, who was responsible for creating the method Young people, values and EU, together with the group of young people. He works for the city of Lahti.

In order to take part of this webinar, participants will have to ensure following technical requirements are guaranteed to have a good webinar experience:

  • Wifi or 3G/4G network
  • speakers
  • microphone (optional)
  • webcam (optional)

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Online webinar

Travel reimbursement

Online webinar

Participation fee

Non – Applicable. Selected participants will have to confirm their participation and be available to attend the webinar. In case of cancellation less than 2 days before the webinar takes place, SALTO PI might take this into account in selection of participants in future events. We request responsibility and keeping agreements.

Application

 

Organiser:

SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre

Phone: +3726979231

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Kadri Maripuu

E-Mail: kadri.maripuu@archimedes.ee

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Training Course Chance to update: Full-Stack Online Training Course for Youth Trainers and Facilitators

Dates: 1 June – 30 September 2020

Venue: Online, Luxembourg

Eligible are 200-500 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, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU, Other countries in the world

Application deadline: 28th May 2020

A complete Training Course of Training skills and Facilitation. Made for all youth who desired to be a trainers and leaders. Best match to youth-workers and youth-leaders who dire to update their expertise to Youth Trainers and Facilitators.

General Description

A four-months practical training course dedicated to the major knowledge, skills and attitude of Youth Trainers, Youth Leaders, Business-Trainers and Facilitators working in the field of non-formal learning and Business-Education.

We work online. Each week we will have 1-2 online meetings, 2 hours each approx. You will try to really implement the best-practices during the sessions and between them. Please find the detailed plan below.

The route and a program might be adjusted in order to be more effective and bring better output for participants. We are flexible. And we are practicle.

The preliminary high-level training program plan is:

Brief intro to Youth Work and Trainers Role; (4 hrs)
Training activity as your Business, your Job and your Passion (4 hrs)
Non-formal Education: European approach, actuality (4 hrs)
Monetisation of Trainers job (6 hrs)
Importance of Erasmus+ model of Youth Work and Trainers Competences (4 hrs)
Researching your target audience; (2 hrs)
Strategic planning and detailed development of your Training Course; (6 hrs)
Youth psychology (4 hrs)
Fulfillment of your Training Course; (8 hrs)
European values in Youth Work (2 hrs)
Presentation of the ideas, Body Language of Trainer; (4 hrs)
Influencing the audience; (6 hrs)
Secrtets of the group dynamic; (6 hrs)
Time-management for Youth Trainer; (4 hrs)
Getting Things Done; (4 hrs)
Engaging and Entertaining the audience (6)
Dealing with crisis and challenging behavior (6)
How to sell your training skills to the clients (4)
How to be charismatic and make people like you (6)
How to detect lie (4)
Smaller topics and questions (up to 6 hrs)
Informal Learning Impact: You also will learn the art of non-formal education, self-organisation, technical and logistical details. You will practice the teambuilding activities as a real youth-leader.

Whom this Training Course designed for: (the participant profile):

  • Junior Youth Workers, working the field of non-formal learning and youth work and desired to update own professional level;
  • Mid- and Senior- Youth Workers who need to provide more training activities with groups;
  • Skilled trainers, who look for new inspiration and meeting with peers, as far as learn, how to earn money as a Trainer;
  • Facilitators and future facilitators, working the field of non-formal learning and youth work, who want to learn and perfect the art of facilitation;
    Working language: English.

Training Team:

Our Lead-trainer is one of the best Youth-trainers and Business-trainers in Europe, working as YT since 1999, who conducted more than 15 000 hours of Training Activities alone and with co-trainers, the TED and TEDx Speakers trainer, AGILE coach and SCRAM-facilitator:

A hi-skilled youth-trainers from Hungary, Italy, Denmark and Great-Britain will join our course with some specific topics.

How will we work:

We will have one or two on-line conferences each week, We will join by Google-Hangouts, Zoom Youtube, and poossibly will use other applications for video-conferencing. You have to book an empty room in your place to be able to move, speak and practice all exercises during the Course sessions.

What exactly will you need to do:

1) You apply to the Course by filling the Application formhere, on Salto-Youth website.

2) Get the invitation letter with further instuctions

3) Join the FB-page that is used for organisational questions and feedback.

4) Attend the course for free;

5) Get the life-long follow-up support (Information, Materials, Further courses for free)

6) Learn about additional hi-valuable sessions of the course with limited amount of participants avilable – and attend them;

Our sponsors are: International Youth Training Center “DiGrease’s Buffoon Theatre” (Warsaw, Poland), European Youth Development Agency (Luxembourg), Erasmus+ Youth Programme; “TED/TEDx” , Free-lance business trainer Aliaksej Burnosenka (vargan@tut.by), US Embassy Belarus.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Online webinar

Travel reimbursement

Online webinar

Participation fee

Non – Applicable.

Application

 

Organiser:

European Youth Development Agency – Youth NGO

Co-organisers:

  • International Youth Training Center “DiGrease’s Buffoon Theatre” – Youth NGO
  • TED/TEDx
  • Free-lance business trainer Aliaksej Burnosenka

Phone: +352 24873962

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Emma Graph

E-Mail: emma.graph@protonmail.com

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E-learning Webinar – Europe talks Solidarity: Bridges to the Solidarity Corps, 07.05.2020,

Dates: 7 May 2020

Time: 14:00 – 17:15 CET

Venue: Online (zoom.us), Austria

Eligible are 50 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, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 6th May 2020

The event will offer the space to continue the online discussion about Solidarity in Europe. It will be a space for conceptual debates around the understanding of solidarity in Europe and the connection with the European Solidarity Corps programme.

General Description

This webinar “Europe talks Solidarity: Bridges for European Solidarity Corps” will bring together the two authors of the study Thought for Solidarity: Snezana Baclija Knoch and Susie Nicodemi together with Maja Drobne – freelancer trainer that worked in a National Agency for youth programmes and now she is writing her thesis about Solidarity in Europe.

The objectives of the event are:

  • To offer a platform for participating in debates on different aspects and understanding of solidarity
  • To discuss different inspirational inputs and practices related to solidarity in the European Solidarity Corps programme

The event is co-organised by the European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre, the Austrian National Agency and the Finish National Agency.

Participants

The webinar will bring together around 50 persons from various fileds, interested in the topic of solidarity.

Content

The webinar will look at the understanding of Solidarity as it is in the study coordinated by European Solidarity Corps Resource Center and what are consequences for the Solidarity Corps programme? Together we will discuss also about the situation of Solidarity in Europe under the current circumstances.

The webinar will be in English.

Team

The event will be facilitated by MarCus Sultanito Vrecer. During the event the second animated video about Solidarity will be released

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Online webinar

Travel reimbursement

Online webinar

Participation fee

Non – Applicable.

Application

 

Organiser:

European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre

Co-organiser:

  • Finish National Angency

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Romina Matei

E-Mail: romina.matei@iz.or.at

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Webinar: Making Youth Goals Visible

Dates: 7 May 2020

Time: 2-4PM CEST

Venue: Online (zoom.us), Estonia

Eligible are 450 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, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU, Other countries in the world

Application deadline: 3rd May 2020

One of the biggest youth participation projects in Europe is the structured dialogue and the creation of Youth Goals! Join our webinar to learn how policy messages can be made more attractive and practical for everyone.

General Description

 

The Youth Goals are the outcome of the Youth Dialogue process with over 50.000 young people across Europe. The webinar will give an insight into the ideas, success factors and learning moments behind the promotion and European distribution of the Youth Goals during their creation.

Young people, values and EU – gives you an overview how Finnish National Agency decided to distribute EU Youth strategy to the youth field by using participative methods, which was created together with group of young people.

  • Learn from practitioners what methods and approaches can be used to promote youth participation
  • Get inspiration on how to simplify complicated processes and messages
  • Gather ideas how to put Youth Goals into practice in your country!
  • Get more tips and tricks how to work with decision makers, partners and young people
  • Up your knowledge on communicating the youth voice

Speakers:

Martin Kitzberger works as a policy officer at the Austrian National Youth Council. His fields of expertise include international and European youth politics and youth participation. He was one of the organizers of the European youth conference in Vienna in 2018 and contributed to the development and dissemination of the Youth Goals.

Annina Kurki is working for Finnish National Agency for Erasmus+ and European Solidarity corps (EDUFI). She has worked in the field of youth work over 10 year before starting her work at NA. She was part of the team who co-created the Young people, values and EU – model.

Lauri Keskiväli is a drama and theater coach, who was responsible for creating the method Young people, values and EU, together with the group of young people. He works for the city of Lahti.

In order to take part of this webinar, participants will have to ensure following technical requirements are guaranteed to have a good webinar experience:

  • Wifi or 3G/4G network
  • speakers
  • microphone (optional)
  • webcam (optional)

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Online webinar

Travel reimbursement

Online webinar

Participation fee

Non – Applicable. Selected participants will have to confirm their participation and be available to attend the webinar. In case of cancellation less than 2 days before the webinar takes place, SALTO PI might take this into account in selection of participants in future events. We request responsibility and keeping agreements.

Application

 

Organiser:

SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre

Phone: +3726979231

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Kadri Maripuu

E-Mail: kadri.maripuu@archimedes.ee

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Conference: Democracy Reloading Launching Conference

Dates: 3-6 November 2020

Venue: Portimáo, Portugal

Eligible are 80 youth workers 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: 30th June 2020

The Conference is about the role and potentials of municipalities in developing local democracy through youth participation in decision-making and will launch an online Toolkit to support the improvement of the relevant competences of municipalities.

General Description

Democracy Reloading is a brand of the national agencies of the Erasmus+ Youth Program, grounded in the values and principles of democracy, human rights, equality, and the rule of law.

The online Toolkit is based on a set of 24 competences required for a local (municipal) or regional government to design, implement and evaluate a successful youth participation structures and concepts, to engage young people in the decision-making.

The specific objectives of the Democracy Reloading Launching Conference:

  • To officially introduce and launch the Democracy Reloading Online Toolkit* for municipalities,
  • To present the outcomes and lessons learnt from the Democracy Reloaded activities between 2015-2020 (challenges, requirements, opportunities),
  • To identify ways of using and promoting the online Toolkit,
  • To support the development of relevant national and European networks of stakeholders, practitioners of youth participation in municipal decision-making and local democracy.

Participants will be selected according to the following priorities:

Priority 1: Officers/administrators who work in/for local or regional municipalities in the field of youth policy (relevant elected council representatives are also included),
Priority 2: Youth workers working in the field of youth participation in municipal decision-making (in support of engaging young people in decision-making),
Priority 3: Trainers and consultants experienced in youth participation in decision-making,

The organisers invite representatives of the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the EC-CoE Youth Partnership, the European Committee of the Regions, CoE Congress of Local Authorities, ALDA European Association of Local Democracy, Council of European Municipalities and Regions, SALTO Youth Participation, Europe Goes Local, Intercity Youth Local.

How to apply?

Before applying consult your Erasmus+ National Agency in your country if they can send you to the Democracy Reloading Conference in Portugal from 26-29 May 2020 (and reimburse your travel).

If you have a disability, we gladly send you some pictures of the venue to check if the places are accessible for you.

Follow our Facebook Page to be informed of future Democracy Reloading activities.
Or keep an eye on the European Training Calendar on SALTO.

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

Your sending National Agency or Regional SALTO Resource Centre will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA/SALTO RC 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 to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

BE-FR National Agency – Bureau International Jeunesse – National Agency

Co-organiser:

  • DYPALL Network

Phone: +36302232355

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Laszlo Foldi

E-Mail: Laszlo.FOLDI@cfwb.be

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 TOSCA: European Solidarity Corps

Dates: 8-12 June 2020

Venue: Wroclaw, Poland

Eligible are 25 participants 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, Turkey, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 30th April 2020

The training activity aims to support and build up the capacities of organizations that actively participate in Volunteering Actions of the European Solidarity Corps, in order to ensure quality and impact in the respective projects.

General Description

Objectives and benefits of the training course:

  • Foster understanding, awareness and commitment to core quality criteria of the European Solidarity Corps
  • Build up competences on how to design and implement European Solidarity Corps projects with a view to quality

  • Ensure clarity and support on how the programme works formally: opportunities, guidelines, structures, priorities, rules, and procedures
  • Give space to participants to express burning issues and needs and offer support where possible
  • Foster a supportive community of organisations involved in the European Solidarity Corps

Part of the course is an online preparatory phase:

Before the residential training course in Austria, there is a mandatory online preparatory/introductory phase. Its aims to introduce basic information in order to establish common grounds, as well as provide a place where participants will start to form a community of learners and will carry out first homeworks and assessments of their own organisation, local community and own needs.

We are looking for participants who:

  • are involved in the support system around the Volunteering Actions in European Solidarity Corps Programme
  • are connected to organisations/institutions holding a Quality Label for Volunteering (or an accreditation for Volunteering in Erasmus+).
  • have a crucial role in and commitment to providing conditions for high quality activities, ensuring a positive impact of Volunteering Activities within their community, creating learning opportunities within the organisation and for volunteers.

Team

The concept of the TOSCA is based on the experience of the network of National Agencies and established by a pool of trainers with the support of European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre and SALTO Training & Cooperation.

The activity will be facilitated by two experienced trainers:

  • Natalia Nikitina (Russia)
  • Dagna Gmitrowicz (Poland)

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

Your sending National Agency or Regional SALTO Resource Centre will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA/SALTO RC 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 to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Polish National Agency – National Agency

Phone: 22 46 31 411

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Kalina Strzalba

E-Mail: kstrzalba@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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Training Course: Be active! Make a change in 2020!

Dates: 1-8 May 2020

Venue: St Albans, United Kingdom

Eligible are 34 participants coming from: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 27th March 2020

“Be active! Make a change in 2020!”, a 7-day-lasting international seminar with different 8 countries involved: Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Latvia, Italy, Turkey and United Kingdom, designed for youth worker to improve communication and social skills

General Description

“Be active! Make a change in 2020!”, a 7-day-lasting international seminar with different 8 countries involved: Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Latvia, Italy, Turkey and United Kingdom, 34 participants, designed for youth workers/educators/ youth leaders/facilitators to improve communication and social skills of the youths. The topics addressed are wellbeing, inclusion and social dialogue.

‘Be active! Make a change in 2020!’ project aims to promote quality in youth work projects and their impact through creating a groundwork to build enhanced compassionate, thoughtful and healthy communities where participants can be confident with their emotions, share experiences, develop positive mind-sets and develop tools and strategies designed to address their social issues efficiently and develop their capacity.

Objectives:

  • To explore the concept of wellbeing, how to improve and maintain wellbeing;
  • To familiarise with and better understand how to create healthy, compassionate and supportive communities;
  • To promote values such as social inclusion, tolerance and empathy;
  • To raise attention about non-formal education as a tool to promote integration and fight against racism and xenophobia;
  • To explore concepts as compassion, empathy and mindfulness;
  • To develop youth workers’ skills, competences and knowledge in positive physiology, teamwork, leadership and coaching;
  • To develop their capacity to communicate in compassionate and nonviolent manner;
  • To create space for supporting process and development in order to build up competences of the participants on how be a good learner and how to be creative;
  • To assess and exchange good practices and common pitfalls;
  • To create space for creating new networks and for the fostering of new partnerships in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme.

Participants

The seminar is designed for leaders working directly with and for young people on a daily basis like youth workers, trainers, teachers, facilitators and community leaders. Participants need to be willing and committed to fully participated during all sessions of the seminar and should furthermore commit to carry out agreed preparatory tasks and be willing to follow-up on the seminar outcomes via active youth work, ideally in co-operation with their partner organisation.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Travel costs, food and accommodation will be covered by the organisers.

Travel reimbursement

Following the rules of Erasmus+, the costs of your international travel are covered up to the following total amounts (if you prove that your travel falls into the corresponding distance band).

We will cover your travel costs according to the European Commission travel reimbursement to a maximum amount per country acording to the Erasmus +  distance calculator. Travel for Activity  will be reimbursed up to the following amounts per person:

  • UK – €20 -180 (depending on distance)
  • Latvia and Italy – €275
  • Greece, Romania, Malta and Turkey – €360
  • Cyprus – €530

UK visa fees will also be reimbursed (only if the visa is issued).

Participation fee

Non – Applicable

Application

 

Organiser:

Tree of Colours CIC – Youth NGO

Phone: 07845066110

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: InfoPack Make a change – Be active.pdf

Contact for questions:

Madalina Gheorghe

E-Mail: treeofcolours2020@gmail.com