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E-learning Eco-graphics: Draw for sustainability

Dates: 11 November 2020 – 13 January 2021

Venue: Online Training Course, Switzerland

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, KOSOVO*, Latvia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland

Application deadline: 30th September 2020

Eco-graphics is n online course to boost non-formal educational toolbox with amazing visual facilitation tools for youth workers passionate about and engaged in the field of sustainability.

General Description

Eco-graphics is n online course to boost non-formal educational toolbox with amazing visual facilitation tools for youth workers passionate about and engaged in the field of sustainability.

During Eco-graphics you will learn:

  • the basics of visual facilitation (so no drawing skills or artistic talent needed, we will start from scratch)
  • the foundations of graphic harvesting
  • visual collaboration tools that make working together with your team more easy, fluent and fun
  • how to design a visual project roadmap
  • how to use visual techniques to communicate your message
  • visual tools and creative exercises to get young people involved in your project
    … and many other methods and techniques!

Program
The course is an online live training course taking place each Wednesday (17h-20h30) from the 11th of November till the 16th of December and the last module on the 13rd of January 2021. The program consists of:

  • a preparation PDF package with overview of the course and all technical details
  • 6 weekly modules, each including:

A live or video session with input and exercises on the following topics:

-“The basics of visual thinking and sketchnoting”
-“Building a visual vocabulary for sustainability”
-“Social permaculture and visual design”
-“Introduction to visual storytelling and storyboarding tools”
-“Infographics and critical thinking”
-“Visual tools for group work and collaboration”

*PDF worksheets and exercises (to be completed each week till the next module)

*international working groups (3-4 people) to share experience

  • availability of trainers for personal support (on weekdays during the complete length of the course)
  • personal feedback, mentoring and suggestions for improvement
  • visual project work on a chosen topic (to be completed after the 6th module)
  • closing module, 1month after the 6th module, for follow and wrapping up.

Trainers & Facilitators
Réka Livits is a graphic recorder, visual facilitator and sketchnoter based in Budapest, Hungary.
She works locally as well as internationally and supports organisations and individuals to communicate more effectively, to cope with the challenges of complexity and to increase their impact by exploring the power of visual thinking.
As a graphic recorder she captures the essence and creates a visual summary of events and group processes through real time drawing. As a visual facilitator she supports teams to implement visual tools for collaboration, communication and planning. As a visual coach she supports the development and growth process of teams and individuals. Besides, she offers training and workshops on visual facilitation and sketchnoting.
Find out more about her work: www.visualive.eu

Valentina Cifarelli is an educator with the passion for permaculture, natural beekeeping and authentic vocation. She’s Italian and in this course she will navigate you through permaculture principles and ethics applying them to social permaculture projects.

Cecilia Furlan is based in the Jura canton – Switzerland and she is responsible for the Association Les Coccinelles organising this training course

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:

Les Coccinelles – Youth NGO

Phone: +41 76 284 11 83

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Cecilia Furlan

E-Mail: coccinelles.assoc@gmail.com

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Training Course InnoCamp: Develop your digital youth work services

Dates: 18-22 January 2021

Venue: Ljubljana, Slovenia

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, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Western Balkan countries

Application deadline: 30th November 2020

IMPORTANT Announcement: We are carefully following the development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. The activity will be implemented in accordance with the rules and guidelines of the Slovenian health authorities and with all required safety measures and adjustments. In case the epidemiological situation worsens, the activity will either be carried out online with adjusted content and duration or be postponed to a later date. Participants will be informed about any changes in due time. We invite you to check the information on the safety of your European travel by using the interactive tool Re-open EU.

Are you interested in innovation and digitalisation in youth work? Would you like to discover a new tool to innovate your youth workers practices, services and approaches?

General Description

This training course aims to contribute to the development of digital youth work in Europe by encouraging and helping youth organisations innovate their youth work services and add a digital dimension to them. InnoCamp is based on the Innobox toolkit developed by Verke and it provides a structured approach and support for (re)developing operations and creating something new.

The process will enable participants to develop new youth work practices, approaches or services and exploring their potential digital dimension. Innobox can be used alone, in a group or even with the entire working community. The most important thing is the desire to do youth work better. The purpose is to help you analyse and identify the challenge that you want to address, examine it from several perspectives, and come up with an innovative solution.

During the TC participants will:

  • familiarise themselves with & experience the process of innovation in the frame of the Innobox tool
  • learn how to identify and analyse challenges they want to address and connect them to broader societal changes and developments
  • learn how to develop new (digital) methods, approaches or services to address those challenges
  • practice how to present and pitch their ideas
  • link the entire process to their local context
  • share and discuss their existing digital youth work practices
  • discover current trends in digital youth work

Profile of participants

Youth workers and youth work practitioners who are:

  • at least 18 years old
  • interested in digital youth work
  • interested in (re)developing their digital youth work practice
  • experienced in youth work or familiar with the youth work context
  • motivated & able to implement at least parts of the Innobox process in their organisation upon
  • their return

Preparatory work and the programme of activities:

During the training course participants will gain basic understanding on how to use the Innobox tool in their future work with young people, work colleagues or even wider community. To be able to do that, participants should familiarise themselves with their organisation’s strategy in advance and have support from their organisation to re-create the innovation process within their organisation upon their return and implement the solution.

Team:

The process will be supported by a team of 3 experienced trainers.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

The hosting National Agency of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

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

This project is financed by the participating NAs of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. 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:

Movit, Slovenian NA, in cooperation with Austrian NA, Cyprus NA, Finnish NA, Islandic NA

Phone: + 386 (0)1 430 47 47

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Lea Kovič

E-Mail: lea.kovic@movit.si

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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E-learning: Nordic Training on Virtual Exchanges

 Dates: 9-23 June 2020

Venue: Online, Finland

Eligible are 30 participants coming from: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Application deadline: 3rd June 2020

The web-based training discusses how to support, design and implement virtual exchanges in youth work. The training offers an insight to an existing practice in virtual exchanges.

General Description

Virtual Exchanges for Youth Work

The aim of the training is to introduce youth workers to the practice of virtual exchange through an experiential learning approach.

The trainers build on the knowledge and experience of the participants themselves and facilitate the process of sharing knowledge and experience in a transnational virtual exchange context.

The training does not aim for designing a complete virtual exchange, but it gives an understanding what virtual exchanges are and how the participants can design one themselves after the training.

The training can provide a possibility for making partnerships for future virtual exchanges.

Content elements

The following content is discussed in the training:

  • discuss why VE can be relevant to youth work
  • explore different models of virtual exchange: ‘ready-made’ and ‘grassroots’
  • explore the components of a virtual exchange
  • explore the modes of communication in virtual exchange: theatre, music, visual arts, minecraft, wikipedia
  • develope a plan/outline for our virtual exchange
  • explore and evaluate technologies for the exchange
  • identify possible challenges and risks in virtual exchange, development ideas
  • creating partnerships for future virtual exchanges
    An intensive training period

The training is organised between 9.-23. June 2020 and it consists of four 2 hour online webinars (synchronised learning) and roughly 10 hours of individual work (unsynchronised learning). Approximately 18 hours of working time in two and half weeks.

Dates and times

Tuesday 9th of June: 9 – 11 (GMT)
Friday 12nd of June 14 – 16 (GMT)
Tuesday 16th of June: 9 – 11 (GMT)
Tuesday 23rd of June: 14 – 16 (GMT)

Who is it for?

The training is aimed for youth workers and promoters of youth exchanges in the Nordic countries: Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. We expect the participants to take part in all of the sessions of the training.

Relevant NA officers can also take part.

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:

The Finnish National Agency for Education EDUFI – National Agency

Phone: +358 29 533 1698

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: InfoPack Virtual Exchanges.pdf

Contact for questions:

Ysi Valve

E-Mail: ysi.valve@oph.fi

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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

E-learning. Youth mobility in the digital era. Germany

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E-learning MOVE IT: Youth mobility in the digital era – Online event

Dates: 26 May – 17 June 2020

Venue: Online, Germany

Eligible are 300 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: 17th May 2020

Digital and smart youth work in general have been widely debated and conceptualised over the last years, long before COVID-19 catapulted the topic into the spotlight. This online event will focus specifically on european and international youth mobility.

General Description

Digital and smart youth work in general have been widely debated and conceptualised over the last years, long before COVID-19 catapulted the topic into the spotlight. This online event will focus specifically on european and international youth mobility which, so far, has not been at the centre of the debates.

It will further focus on digitalisation processes within and surrounding European youth mobility activities such as Erasmus+ Youth Programme or European Solidarity Corps projects.

From keynote speech to Online BarCamp and from webinars to live Q&A, the “MOVE IT – Youth mobility in the digital era“ online event will inspire participants, update them on the latest trends and give them a platform for exchange of ideas. And it will shape the future of digital youth mobility!

How are digital tools used to support international youth mobility? Do digital and technological solutions hold the potential to further develop youth mobility, inclusion and participation? How do shakers and makers deal with “digital“ and where do they see hindrances and opportunities?

The format: 2 blocks and 7 dates

The first block provides an overview of the current state of research on digital youth work (feat. first conclusions for international mobility activities). The opening and keynote speech will be followed by an Online BarCamp where participants can discuss and exchange experiences on a peer-to-peer level.

How to cope with the challenges posed by COVID-19? Are digital and virtual solutions enough (and why not)? Personal experience with online and digital tools for organising and implementing international mobility will also be presented. Four webinars, each including a live Q&A part, will further explore existing approaches and inspire participants to look at the potentials they could use.

The second block focusses on the future to look at how digital formats will or could change the ways youth workers deal with young people in the future. An input on how international youth mobility and youth work could look like in 2030 should lead to a vivid exchange of visions. The debate will show whether there is common ground regarding the direction international youth mobility could and should take on a local, national and European level.
Please note: There is no need to take part in all events, it is possible to apply for certain events.

For further details, please check the draft programme on this page (see PDF file below).

All content relating to the “MOVE IT – Youth mobility in the digital era” online event, such as connection details (public livestreaming), reading lists and upcoming documentation (keynote speech and webinars) will be at available at www.jugendfuereuropa.de/veranstaltungen/MOVE-IT.

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.

Application

 

Organiser:

JUGEND für Europa – National Agency for the EU programmes

Finnish National Agency for Education

Co-organisers:

IJAB – International Youth Service of the Federal Republic of Germany

ENTK Estonian Youth Work Centre

Verke Centre of Expertise for Digital Youth Work

Youth Department of Helsinki

Phone: +49 228 9506 224

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Programme MOVE IT in the digital era.pdf

Contact for questions:

Katharina Erbes

E-Mail: erbes@jfemail.de

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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