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Conference for Dissemination of IDEVELOP: Toolbox for newcomers in European Solidarity Corps projects

Dates: 9 September 2019

Venue: Warszawa, Poland

Eligible are 30 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 4th September 2019

Each new project coordinator,new volunteering candidate is searching methods to assess learning process but in the same time to understand better the programme.

General Description

This conference, will bring all sides: volunteers, mentors, coordinators to create learning space
During Conference, we would like to share the tools created inside the project IDEVELOP (KA2 Strategic partnership for youth: https://www.idevelop.fundacja-cat.pl/), but also to create common space for learning and exchanging.

Balanced conference & workshops space will help to understand better the topic of ESC and all learning qualities are inside. We are sure tools created through the IDEVELOP project might be useful for you!

We believe that proper understanding of ESC, it impact and qualities might help you to understand it better.

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

Travel reimbursement

There is no travel reimbursement, as it is one day activity.

Participation fee

There is no fee, however in 7 days after application closes, we would like to collect all the local & international bookings to be sure that registered participants will attend the assigned meeting, and don’t take place for someone who would love to come, but there is no space!

Application

 

Organiser:

Fundacja Centrum Aktywności Twórczej

Phone: 0048665480656

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Marlena Pujsza-Kunikowska

E-Mail: marlena@fundacja-cat.pl

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Training Course: Keep It Real! Vilnius 2018

Dates: 15-19 November 2019

Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania

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

Application deadline: 15th September 2019

This TC is aimed at those who have no or only some experience in preparing an Youth Exchange. The main aim is to support YE applicants to increase main quality aspects in various phases of the project and prepare eligible Youth Exchange.

General Description

This training course is aimed at those who have no or only some experience in preparing an Youth Exchange, but already have a project idea. The main aim is to support YE applicants to increase main quality aspects in various phases of the project and prepare eligible Youth Exchange.

What does it actually make to have a REAL youth exchange? What is YOUR REALITY of youth exchange projects? You probably had some experience in applying, what were your challenges, and expectations? We want to help you with finding tips&tricks to raise quality of the future youth exchange.

„Keep it REAL!“ training course will offer space to explore what does it take to have a REAL Youth Exchange. The course is mainly aimed at those who have no or only some experience of applying for international Youth Exchange – either you have just recently applied for the grant and received negative answer or you have freshly „joined the club“ of applicants by planning to apply for a grant for the first time.

The main aim of this training is to support youth exchange applicants to increase main quality aspects in various phases of the project. The approach of this TC is based on combination of inputs and practice to let participants put hands on real experiences – explore problem solving, share advises, deal with issues which really matters.

There are many quality criteria when it comes to Erasmus+ Youth Exchanges, this training course will concentrate on certain aspects that most of applicants are struggling with: youth participation, equal partnership, dimension of non-formal learning, intercultural learning, YouthPass process, seeing the whole project as a long-term learning process and dealing with possible risks. During this TC there will be possibility to practically complete the application form and receive feedback.

We are inviting representatives, young people who are actively involved in planning a youth exchange project. In the training course we are expecting up to 25 participants from Programme countries and Eastern Partnership countries. To encourage participation of young people during selection process priority will be given to them.

„Keep it REAL“ daily programme lasts for 3 full days, arrival day on Friday, 15th of November and departure day on Tuesday, 19th of November, 2019.

Team: Sandra Zaidova and Žilvinas Mažeikis who will share all their knowledge and experience in YE, also representatives of Lithuanian National Agency will join the training to support the process, share some technical aspects of youth exchange projects, get into direct contact with participants and share real examples from the field.

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 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

 

Organizer:

Lithuanian NA – National Agency

Phone: +370 5249 7003

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Timeschedule Keep it Real 2019.pdf

Contact for questions:

Skaistė Mickūnaite

E-Mail: skaiste@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: Youth Worker OS

Dates: 19-27 October 2019

Venue: Daugirdiškės, Lithuania

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Croatia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Serbia

Application deadline: 1st September 2019

A training course for beginner youth workers, youth leaders, volunteers and representatives of NGOs (working directly with young people) on core competencies and basics of youth work, including digital tools.

General Description

With this project we want to pay more attention to improving the core and basic competencies that are needed in order to work with young people.

The competencies (knowledge, skills and values), which would contribute to a more holistic and consistent approach to youth work. The competencies that would contribute to the development of conscious and reflective selection of tools and methods for work with young people.

We are aiming to spread the idea that in the centre of youth work is a young person and their personal development and not the self-realisation of youth worker, application of the most innovative methods or writing many projects.

The aim of the project – through improving the competencies of youth workers contribute to the development of quality youth work idea in Europe.

Objectives of the project:

  • Improve the understanding of youth work and youth policy field;
  • Develop core competencies that are needed for work with young people;
  • Strenghten the learning to learn competency in order to encourage consistent professional development of youth workers;
  • Introduce and try out traditional and digital methods and tools for youth work, develop a skill to critically evaluate them and use them purposefully;
  • Expand the knowledge and understanding of youth work and the profession of youth worker;
  • Develop the capability to work and learn in intercultural groups;
  • Encourage international cooperation in the field of youth.

Main activity of the project – 7 days residential training course for youth workers. Youth leaders and representatives of NGOs that are working directly with young people as well as the people who are aiming to start a career in youth work will also be invited to participate.

Profile of participants:

The profile of the potential participants can be diverse, but all of them should comply the following criteria:

  • Youth workers, representatives of youth organizations, youth leaders, who are directly working with young people;
  • Involved in youth work and aiming for a career in this field;
  • Willing to improve in youth work;
  • Interested in digital youth work and willing to apply digital tools in everyday activities with young people;
  • Aiming to improve the work quality of their organizations and colleagues (as multipliers);

  • Ready to practically apply the learning outcomes and having the platforms to do it (supporting organizations or informal groups);
  • Older than 18 years old;
  • Capable to work and learn in English.

The training course will be based on the principles of non-formal learning.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

The costs related to accommodation and food will be completely covered by the hosting organisation.

Travel reimbursement

Travel expences up to the indicated limit will be reimbursed:

  • Croatia, Germany, Italy, Serbia – 275 euro
  • Lithuania – 0 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.

Application

 

Organiser:

Youth workers association in Lithuania

Phone: 0037067624457

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloadsDraft Prograrmme Youth Worker OS.pdf

Contact for questions:

Giedrė Valčiukaitė

E-Mail: youthworklt@gmail.com

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Training Course NA Staff Meeting on KA1: Mobility of Youth Workers

Dates: 9-12 December 2019

Venue: Bonn, Germany

Eligible are 40 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, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 21th October 2019

The link to this training has been sent out to the public due to a technical error! This training is only meant for employees of National Agencies for the Erasmus+ Programme! 

ATTENTION: Please only apply if you work for a NA as KA1 officer!

General Description

KMST – NA Staff Meeting on Mobility of Youth Workers for KA1 NA officers

In the frame of the KMST, the German National Agency is glad to invite you to the NA Staff Meeting on Mobility of Youth Workers!

It offers KA1 National Agencies officers the possibility to acquire competences – knowledge, skills and attitudes – required for the implementation of the Erasmus+ Youth programme. It is also a space for sharing experiences and networking.

Main objectives/elements:

– Explore and work on a common understanding of quality in MYW projects

– How to motivate and support new applicants

– Offering ‘space’ for exchanging relevant topics and share good practises

– Sharing and exchange of good practice and challenges

– Building a stronger network

– Develop common understanding of Mobility of Youth Workers

– Reflection and input for the current and the post 2020 programme

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

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

Travel reimbursement

Covered by the national Agencies of the participants.

Participation fee

The costs will be shared amongst the participants (invoicing system afterwards).

Application

 

Organiser:

Jugend für Europa – National Agency

Phone: +49(0)228 9506-284

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Johanna Adrian

E-Mail: adrian@jfemail.de

Training Course. Youth Exchanges’ Training for Newcomers. Liechtenstein

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Training Course: Youth Exchanges’ Training for Newcomers (JUBE+ in German Language)

Dates: 12-15 November 2019

Venue: Malbun, Liechtenstein

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, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 15th September 2019

ATTENTION: German speaking seminar!

How can I start a project? How can I find the right partners? With the other participants you will develop a youth exchange, draft a programme, and learn about the Erasmus+ application-process.

General Description

Objectives of Training for Newcomers:

  • To provide an informed introduction to the Erasmus+ Youth Programme, focusing on Youth Exchanges and their capacity to enhance young people’s active engagement in the making of Europe (though not exclusively) for newcomers to the programme;

  • To offer an individual and group learning experience through a simulated process on setting up a Youth Exchange project;
  • To develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to organise a Youth Exchange, based on the non-formal learning practice, principles, and quality standards of the EU youth programmes;
  • To enable participants to reflect on their learning and to familiarise themselves with Youthpass – the strategy on the recognition of non-formal learning in the youth field, its technical tool to produce Youthpass Certificates, and its application in Youth Exchanges in particular and the EU youth programmes in general;
  • To offer the opportunity to meet possible partner groups and to make contacts in other countries.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

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

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

Participation fee

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

Application

 

NA for Erasmus + Youth in Action in Liechtenstein

Phone: +423 239 91 15

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloadsProgramme JUBE Liechtenstein.pdf

Contact for question:

Virginie Meusburger-Cavassino

E-Mail: virginie@aha.li

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: Mobility Taster for Inclusion Organisations

Dates: 22-26 October 2019

Venue: Riga, Latvia

Eligible are 26 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, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 1st September 2019

Did you know you can organise international youth projects for your young people from disadvantaged backgrounds? Come and discover what Erasmus+ Youth can do for you and the young people you work with.

General Description

Get a Taste of Youth Mobility Projects
In only 3 working days, we show you the possibilities Erasmus+ Youth has to offer young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

An international youth project (youth exchange, voluntary service,…) might just be the life-changing opportunity for the disadvantaged young people you are working with: e.g. those from minority backgrounds, with special needs, with socio-economic difficulties, discriminated groups, in difficult situations, with limited opportunities…

This Mobility Taster course gives you concrete examples of what is possible, brings you in contact with other inclusion youth organisations, shows you what funding is available specifically for youth inclusion projects and walks you step-by-step through the process in case you would like to give it a try.

Who is the Course For?

* This course is for Newcomers to Erasmus+ Youth who are directly working with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds (e.g. youth worker, social worker, refugee workers,…).

  • If you Never organised an international youth project with your target group before and would like to know what is possible, then this course is for you!
  • If you Already Have organised mobility projects for young people, please check the European Training Calendar for a more appropriate youth work training because this Mobility Taster is for Newcomers 😉
  • This course is not for school-related activities such as school exchanges or projects for pupils (please contact the Lifelong Learning colleagues of Erasmus+ for this). This course welcomes applicants with special needs (contact SALTO Inclusion to ask about support possibilities).

How to Apply

Before applying check briefly with the Erasmus+ Youth National Agency in your country if they can send you to the Mobility Taster course in Latvia from 22-26 October 2019 (and reimburse your travel).

Selected participants will get travel, food & lodging in Twin rooms paid. You might be asked for a small contribution towards the costs (ask your NA).

Register for the SALTO Inclusion newsletter or follow the SALTO Inclusion & Diversity Facebook page to be informed of future Mobility Tasters. Or keep an eye on the European Training Calendar.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

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

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

Participation fee

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

Application

 

Organiser:

SALTO Inclusion – SALTO Resource Centre

Co-organiser:

  • Latvian Erasmus+ NA – National Agency

Phone: +3222090720

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Tony Geudens

E-Mail: tony@salto-youth.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 BiTriMulti (BTM): Multilateral Training Course for newcomers in youth exchanges

Dates: 17-21 September 2019

Venue: Norway

Eligible are 30 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, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 8th July 2019

The aim of the BiTriMulti course is to offer an international learning experience for those active in the youth work field, enabling them to develop their competences in setting up quality Youth Exchange projects; especially newcomers to this field.

General Description

The BiTriMulti training supports voluntary as well as full-time youth workers dealing directly with young people in developing their first international Youth Exchange in the framework of the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

The aim of the BTM training course is to offer an international learning experience to practitioners active in the youth work field, enabling them to develop their competences in setting up quality Youth Exchange projects.

Objectives of BTM:

  • To provide an informed introduction to the Erasmus+ Youth Programme, focusing on Youth Exchanges and their capacity to enhance young people’s active engagement in the making of Europe (though not exclusively) for newcomers to the programme;
  • To offer an individual and group learning experience through a simulated process on setting up a Youth Exchange project;
  • To develop the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to organise a Youth Exchange, based on the non-formal learning practice, principles, and quality standards of the EU youth programmes;
  • To enable participants to reflect on their learning and to familiarise themselves with Youthpass – the strategy on the recognition of non-formal learning in the youth field, its technical tool to produce Youthpass Certificates, and its application in Youth Exchanges in particular and the EU youth programmes in general;
  • To offer the opportunity to meet possible partner groups and to make contacts in other countries.

Programme: The BTM training is a learning-by-doing experience, built on a simulation exercise which is interspersed with workshops, info sessions, activities to improve the group dynamics, and ends with an evaluation.

The Network of National Agencies for Erasmus+ Youth Programme organises a series of BTMs each year. You’ll find an overview on all the upcoming BTMs.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

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

Travel reimbursement

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

Participation fee

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

Application

 

Organiser:

Belgian French speaking Erasmus+ Youth National Agency

Co-organisers:

  • Norwegian NA
  • SALTO T&C RC

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: BTM InfoPack for Participants.pdf

Contact for questions:

Gry Nesse

E-Mail: gry.nesse@bufdir.no

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.