E-learning: Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Training for Youth Organisations (Autumn Call)
Dates: 2 September – 11 October 2019
Venue: Online, Belgium
Eligible are 100 trainees 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, Southern Mediterranean countries
Application deadline: 14th August 2019
This training programme provides an introduction to Transnational Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Projects through a learning-by-doing approach.
This training programme provides participants with an introduction to Transnational Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Projects through a learning-by-doing approach.
Programme Length: 6 weeks
Number of Participants: max. 100
Age: 18 and above
Target Audience: Youth workers and non formal educators.
Over 6 weeks participants engage in some of the activities that characterise this type of project such as asynchronous discussions and synchronous facilitated video sessions while learning about what it takes to implement a successful project. The training requires no previous experience with Virtual Exchange.
Who is this for?
Youth workers and non formal educators in Erasmus+ Programme Countries and Southern Mediterranean Countries that are interested in learning more about Virtual Exchange and developing Virtual Transnational Exchange Projects or implementing virtual exchange as part of KA1 youth exchanges and training courses and KA2/KA3 projects.
How is it delivered?
On a Moodle platform and with synchronous video conferences
How long does it last and what is the time commitment?
10-12 hours over 6 weeks
What topics are covered?
- What is Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange
- Digital Literacies
- Online Presence
- Challenges in VE
- Tools for online activities
- Learning Goals
- Designing for Intercultural Learning
- Task Design
- Facilitated Synchronous Discussions
- Open Badges
What are the benefits for participants?
- Understanding of what VE is and what is required to successfully implement VE.
- Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Badge upon completion (YouthPass are not issued for this training)
- Technical support for Facilitated Synchronous Discussions
- Moodle Platform which can be used for your TEP
- Mentoring from Virtual Exchange experts during implementation.
Recognition of Virtual Exchange project with Erasmus+ Virtual Badge awarded to youth workers and non formal educators upon completion of training and successful implementation and an Erasmus+ Virtual Badge for youth participants on completion of your Transnational Exchange Project (TEP).
This course is for 6 weeks and includes a blend of 3 synchronous facilitated dialogue sessions (4.5 hours) and weekly asynchronous activities on Moodle platform (5.5 hours), so 10 hours spread over the 6 weeks. The course has been designed this way to meet the needs of youth workers for flexibility.
After enrolling, you will receive options of synchronous facilitated dialogue sessions to choose from and the asynchronous work is managed at your own pace each week.
By the end of the course, you will have acquired the skills and knowlñedgde necessary to begin planning your own virtual exchange project.
No, this course is fully funded by the European Commision.