Reference: EU0010000356 European Commission - DG Education and Culture
YOUTH IN ACTION - Action 4.3. Training and networking of those active in youth work and youth organisations next deadline: 2013-06-03 Cooperation and partnerships, training measures and exchange of good practice are the key terms for the development of youth organisations, civil society and those involved in youth work. On this basis, the objectives are:
Promoting exchanges, cooperation and training in European youth work
Supporting development of projects under the Youth in Action Programme It is part of Action 4 of the five actions within the Youth in Action programme
What: A training- and networking project is developed in view of implementing one of the following activities:
job shadowing: practical learning experience through a short stay with a partner organisation in another country
feasibility visit: short meeting with potential partners to explore/prepare for a potential transnational project
evaluation meeting: meeting planned with partners in order to evaluate past meetings, seminars or training courses.
study visit: an organised study programme for a short period, which offers a view of youth work and/or youth policy provisions in one country
partnership-building activity: event organised in order for the participants to find partners for transnational cooperation and project development
seminar: event organised to provide a platform for discussion and exchange of good practice
training course: educational learning programme on specific topics
networking: activities aimed at creating new networks, or to strengthen and widen existing ones
Duration: The appropriate duration of the activity may differ according to the type of activity organised. As a general rule, activities should not last more than 10 days, excluding travel days. For certain types of activities, a specific duration is foreseen, eg job Shadowing (10 to 20 working days), networking (between 3 and 15 months)
Place: activities must take place in the country of the project's applicant, except for networking projects, which may take place in one or more countries of the partners involved in the project.
Participants: all actors involved or interested in non-formal education and youth, residing in a Programme Country can participate in a project. For example, eligible actors might be people involved in youth policy at local or regional level or people working with youth such as youth workers, youth leaders, trainers/ facilitators, mentors/ coaches.
Who can apply? One of the partners in the Training and Networking Project acts as coordinating partner and applies on behalf of the partnership. Applications can be submitted by:
a non profit organisation or association
a local, regional or national public body involved in youth work
an informal group of young people A Training and Networking Project is based on a partnership of a minimum of two partners from different Programme Countries. For applications submitted to the National Agencies, the promoter hosting the Activity assumes the role of coordinator.
Programme Countries: 27 EU Member States, the EFTA (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), Turkey, Croatia, and third countries that have signed agreements with the Community relevant to the youth field.
How to apply: Please read the guidelines on how to apply.
Deadlines: For projects that are selected at national level, there are three application deadlines a year:
Projects starting between
1 May and 31 October
1 August and 31 January
1 January and 30 June
For all projects selected at European level, there are three application deadlines a year:
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