The focus of the Training Course (TC) will be on applying non-formal methods in youth-workers’ professional development with special attention to organizations’ empowerment for a concrete ground impact on youth beneficiaries in local communities as multiplying effects. Actually, empower Youth Workers (YW) to be able to interpose in young people with Fewer Opportunities (FO), specifically through artistic and cultural practices to promote equality, cohesion and social inclusion. In particular, the TC will provide organizations’ YW with competences related to working with specific target groups, youth with disabilities and youth with FO for social inclusion of vulnerable target groups.
PLACE: Santa Maria de Feira, Aveiro (Portugal)
DATE: 7-11 February 2022 (5 days)
TRAVEL DATES: 06/02/22 (arrival)/12/2/22 (departure)
PARTICIPANTS: 3 from each organization
!!Priority will be given to participants with Fewer Opportunities (people with economic, geographic, social obstacles etc.)
!! PARTICIPATION FEE: 50 EURO !!
** The project covers 100% of accommodation, meals, local transportation and travel tickets (based on Erasmus+ Distance Calculator: maximum 360 EUROS for a round trip).
COUNTRIES: Portugal, Estonia, Spain, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Romania
LANGUAGE: The working language will be English
-Promote empowerment, dialogue, sharing and reflection among European Youth Workers
-Training and recognizing Informal Education and Non-Formal Education methodologies to be included in interventions provided by YW.
-Awaring society to the importance of artistic and cultural practices for the personal, social and cultural development of young people, mainly with FO
-Raising society’s awareness of multiculturalism and common European values
-Contribute to the improvement of youth sector, specifically through the construction of a result that allows the appropriation of good practices for innovation, updating and cooperation in this sector.
The participants of this exchange should have strong interest & incentives to participate and disseminate the outcomes of this program. They should be concerned about social and cultural frameworks, open-minded and committed to the full length of the project, as well as eager to extend their knowledge and tolerance to diversity!