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Study visit on the topic of Youth work in Schools in Finland

Dates: 17-21 May 2020

Venue: Lahti, Finland

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, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

Application deadline: 1st April 2020

Youth work in schools – a dream to come true or already advanced profession? During this study visit we will explore a phenomenon called youth work in schools by getting familiar with the best practices.

General Description

Youth work and schools have history over decades of educational partnership among the school aged children and teenagers in Finland. Different municipalities have different approaches to how schools and youth work are working together. Nevertheless, they all share similarities in their past learning curve and challenges

This study visit aims to have an overview of different kind of co-operation models and methods used in youth work in schools in Finland. A specific aim is to support the increase of knowledge and competencies of participants and organizations involved.

During the study visit participants will be challenged to recognize the best practises that could be transferred to their own work. We will NOT focus on the Finnish school system, or getting to know practice of teaching nor the existing curriculum of Finnish schools, more than it’s adequate to understand the frame of the work

The study visit will consist of a practical part: visit the local youth work actors and in activities focused on evaluation and recognizing opportunities in participants own organizations.

Methodology:

3 working days of activities in a group with facilitator. We will use field visits to projects and organizations, reflection/debriefing activities and in general non formal methods will be preferred.

Participant Profile:

The target group for the study visit in Lahti are youth workers willing to enhance their competencies in the field of youth work in schools.

Other characteristics are:

  • to have interest in starting / developing better co-operation between youth sector and education sector
  • to have experience in the youth work sector
  • to be interested in developing new projects on youth work in schools in the framework of European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+
  • to be able to communicate and work in English
  • to be able to attend the full study visit
  • wish to learn from each other’s during debate and evaluation

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:

Finnish National Agency, EDUFI

Phone: +358405196769

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Draft programvYouth Work in Schools.pdf

Contact for questions:

Anna-Kaisa Vihersalo

E-Mail: anna-kaisa.vihersalo@greenwilds.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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PBA Making the Difference: A North-South Partnership Building Activity

Dates: 21-26 April 2020

Venue: Santarem and Vila da Marmeleira, Portugal

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

Application deadline: 1st March 2020

This Partnership Building Activity (=PBA) aims at creating concrete partnerships between North and South of Europe, so that you can develop youth exchange projects and apply under the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

General Description

Are you the leader/mentor/coach of a youth group that would like to make an international youth exchange in the near future? Is your group looking for relevant partners that are interested in real cooperation?

Do you believe that being involved in a youth exchange could make a difference in the young people’s life? Could an international project make a difference in your local community? Then you fit the profile to participate in Making the Difference: A North-South Partnership Building Activity.

For 4 days, 30 youth workers from the North and South of Europe will meet and get to know each other, and the youth groups you are representing. After a process guided by the trainers/facilitators, you will end up in a duo or group with a concrete plan for an upcoming youth exchange.

The PBA will be organised in a city and a village in Portugal, and this can give you inspiration on how you can organise a quality youth exchange in your local community.

Objectives:

  • To create an opportunity to find good and reliable partners to organise youth exchanges with
  • To understand what is needed to plan a youth exchange of good quality.
  • To create solid networks of contacts and partnerships.
  • To equip the youth workers with insight in their role as coach and support.
  • To experience the possibilities of local involvement.
  • To understand the impact and social change a youth exchange can have within the local community.

Target group:

Youth workers who represent a youth group with the age range 15-20 years old
Youth workers who already have a defined youth group that they can include in the planning
Both ‘newcomers’ and ‘experienced’ in the Erasmus+ Youth Program

Expected outcome:

You should leave the PBA with partners and ideas to apply for a project under the Erasmus+ Youth Programme, and an action plan on how to get there.

Practicalities:

Participants will be accommodated in a hotel where you will share room with another person of the same gender. All meals and activities will be covered by the organisers.

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:

Bufdir (Erasmus+ Aktiv Ungdom) – National Agency

Co-organiser:

  • ERASMUS+ Juventude em Acção – National Agency

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Programme and first info PBA MtD 2020.pdf

Contact for questions:

Betty Cutolo or Gry Nesse

E-Mail: betty.cutolo@bufdir.no

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.

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PBA: Make the Move VI

Dates: 28 April – 3 May 2020

Venue: Central Portugal, Portugal

Eligible are 50 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, Western Balkan countries, Russian Federation, Eastern Partnership countries

Application deadline: 3rd March 2020

A contact making seminar co-organized by NA BEFR and PT, in order to promote partnerships and develop quality Youth Exchanges, with a strong focus on Inclusion.

General Description

Over the past years, many youth exchange projects have been developed and run between organisations from different countries, born in the previous editions of this PBA.

An exciting and challenging intercultural encounter! In order to strengthen the partnerships and especially the quality of these projects, this partnership building activity aims to provide the needed support and training elements for the participants who intend to organise such a youth exchange in the near future.

Besides creating the opportunity for participants to create strong partnerships, we also wish to offer a real intercultural experience, as an inspirational example for future youth exchange implementations. This “Make the Move VI” will therefore take place for the 5th time in the very central Portugal. We will try to create a strong interaction with the local community, which adds a dimension of deep intercultural experience for the participants.

This PBA “Make the Move VI”, will focus on the following aspects:

  • Young people as actors in the different steps of a youth exchange, supported and coached by youth workers.
  • The local community as the integral supporting structure of a youth exchange .
  • The impact and permanent mark on a local community as a result of a youth exchange. The above features will not only be discussed and analysed, but will also be based upon real practical experience during the Partnership Building Activity.

Aims & Objectives:

  • To create an opportunity, to find good and reliable partners, to make youth exchanges, with a focus on inclusion projects
  • To understand what is needed to plan a youth exchange of good quality
  • To create a solid network of contacts and partnerships
  • To equip the youth workers with insight in their role as coach and support
  • To experience the possibilities of local involvement
  • To understand the impact and social change a youth exchange can have within the local community

Target Group:

The partner building activity is open for voluntary and professional youth workers, working directly with young people, able to make decision in the name of their structure/group and plan to organise a youth exchange within the frame of the Erasmus+ Youth Programme. Max 50 participants from Geographical Europe (Programme countries + Western Balkans + Eastern Europe and Caucasus and Russian Federation).

Priority will be given to participants from organisations or groups working on social inclusion of young people. Participants should be at least 18 years old. Be aware that this Partner Building Activity will be in English. The team can give extra language support in French, Portuguese, and Dutch when necessary.

Participants are expected to be part of the full duration of the Partnership Building Activity. All board and lodging is foreseen from Tuesday 28th of April dinner time, till after breakfast on Sunday 3rd of May 2020.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

Unless specified otherwise, the hosting National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Your sending National Agency or Regional SALTO Resource Centre will support your travel costs. 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 National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Application

 

Organiser:

Bureau International Jeunesse (BIJ) – National Agency

Phone: + 32 2 5483881

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Thierry Dufour

E-Mail: thierry.dufour@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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PBA for rural based organizations

Dates: 2-7 December 2019

Venue: Georgia

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Georgia, Latvia, Poland

Application deadline: 30th September 2019

The aim of PBA is promoting the networking and establishment of long-term partnership between youth organizations from Programme (Latvia, Poland) and Eastern Partnership Countries (Georgia) in field of rural youth work and rural development.

General Description

The PBA will support of developing capacity of youth workers and partners in Erasmus+ KA1 and KA2 Eastern partnership Window strands and to establish partnerships for youth and youth work projects for targeted on rural youth and youth living in remote area.

Specific objectives of the partnership-building activity:
– Exploring quality teamwork and partnership on European level projects
– Sharing realities related to youth work programmes existing in our organisations / communities
– Understanding and sharing the situations and challenges to face when organising youth/ youth work projects in rural area
– Introducing in details Erasmus+ (KA1 and KA2 EaP window ) programme
– Introducing in details the procedures and respective application forms of the Erasmus+
– Initiating and developing Erasmus+ projects using youth work in rural and remote areas

We expect from participants to be able to represent their sending organisations and enter into new partnerships and new project proposals during this PBA.

Costs

 

This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme..

Accommodation and food

The travel, accommodation, food and the program itself are co-funded by the European Union through the Erasmus+ program.

Travel reimbursement

The organizers will reimburse travel costs for the amount showed in the original boarding passes, tickets and invoices, up to the limits indicated in the Erasmus+ program guide.

Limit for international travel cost for participants:

  • from Poland, Latvia 360 EUR per person
  • from Georgia 15 EUR per preson

Participation fee

No participation fee.

Application

 

Organiser:

Association “Merkuri” – Youth NGO

Phone: +995599617847

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Olga Kikava

E-Mail: merkuringo@gmail.com

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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PBA Making the Difference: a North-South Partnership Building Activity

Dates: 15-20 October 2019

Venue: Madeira, Portugal

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: 25th August 2019

This Partner Building Activity (=PBA) aims at creating concrete partnerships between North and South of Europe, so that you can develop youth exchange projects and apply under the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

General Description

The PBA will be organised on the Portuguese island Madeira. During the activity participants will experience involvement of the local community. This will be examples of best practices in youth exchanges. Cooperation with the locals can multiply the outcomes and impacts of projects, and lead to a profound intercultural experience.

Objectives of the PBA:

  • To create an opportunity to find good and reliable partners to organise youth exchanges with
  • To understand what is needed to plan a youth exchange of good quality.
  • To create solid networks of contacts and partnerships.
  • To equip the youth workers with insight in their role as coach and support.
  • To experience the possibilities of local involvement.
  • To understand the impact and social change a youth exchange can have within the local community.

Target group of the ‘Making the Difference’ Partnership Building Activity

Max 30 participants from Norway and Southern Europe

  • Youth workers and youth leaders who represent your youth group’s interest
  • Both ‘newcomers’ and ‘experienced’ in the Erasmus+ Youth Program

Please notice that you will be hosted in twin (or max triple) rooms, fully equipped, same gender, in a hotel during your stay.

Expected outcomes:

Participants should leave the PBA with partners and ideas to apply for a project under the Erasmus+Youth Programme.

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 (or Finland in case of EaP+RU countries). 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:

Bufdir (Erasmus+ Aktiv Ungdom) – National Agency

Co-organiser:

  • ERASMUS+ Juventude em Acção – National Agency

Phone: N/A

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: InfoPack & Programme Portugal.pdf

Contact for questions:

Betty Cutolo

E-Mail: betty.cutolo@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.

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PBA: Partner Up in Europe

Dates: 3-8 November 2019

Venue: Brussels, Belgium – FR

Eligible are 25 participants coming from: Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal

Application deadline: 18th September 2019

Provide a space to promote partnerships for quality Mobility of Youth Workers projects, to discuss different activities eligible within Erasmus+ Programme, and reflect about the role of youth workers and young leaders in the elaboration of projects.

General Description

Many youth organisations and institutions lack funding to further educate/train their youth workers. The Erasmus+ Programme offers a project type called Mobility of Youth Workers.

This project type can be tailor made to serve the needs of your organisation and its youth workers, either in the form of trainings, study visits, job shadowing or other formats. By making an international project together with youth workers from other European countries you can get the funding you need to strengthen your youth work.

The PBA will provide the participants with the necessary skills and support needed to find partners, develop a project and even submit it in 2020.

Aim of the PBA

Provide a space in order to promote partnerships and develop quality Mobility of Youth Workers projects, to discuss and analyse the different activities eligible within the Erasmus+ programme, the quality elements of such projects and reflect about the role of youth workers and young leaders in the elaboration of projects.

Objectives

  • To create an opportunity to find good and reliable partners to make Mobility of Youth Workers projects based on the organisation’s needs;
  • To understand what is needed to plan a Mobility of Youth Workers project of good quality;
  • To create a solid network of contacts and partnerships;
  • To understand the impact and future social change a Mobility of Youth Worker can have for the organisation and within the local community.

Target group

The partner building activity is open for voluntary and professional youth workers, working directly with young people on a local level. Participants should be able to make decisions regarding partnerships.

The participant’s organisation/institution should be interested in organising a Mobility of Youth Worker project within the frame of the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Working methods

This PBA will be based on non-formal learning approaches encouraging the active involvement of participants, giving you space to take an active role, express yourselves, share good examples of practice and initiate new sustainable partnerships.

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 (or Finland in case of EaP+RU countries). 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:
Bureau International Jeunesse – BIJ – National Agency

Phone: +32 2 548.38.83

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Alexandre Gofflot

E-Mail: alexandre.gofflot@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.