Full course description

Course Date:

Oct 16 - Nov 20, 2017

Duration:

5 weeks

Commitment:

3-4 hrs/week

Requirement:

None

Course Type:

Instructor-led

Credential:

Badge

Description

This Massive Open Online Course on “Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Youth” will equip you with the basic knowledge and understanding of how to use various funding opportunities and fulfill the funding requirements for international youth exchanges, European voluntary service, mobility of youth workers, and structured dialogue projects funded through Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.

You will also learn how to start developing youth exchange and volunteering projects, youth worker training activities and you participation projects. You will discover good practice examples, tips and hints for developing good quality projects. You will have the opportunity to network with other participants of this course and share your knowledge and ideas with them.

Topics include:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Erasmus+ Youth in Action
  • Module 2: Key-action 1 - Youth Exchanges
  • Module 3: Key-action 1 - European Voluntary Service
  • Module 4: Key-action 1 - Mobility of youth workers
  • Module 5: Key-action 3 - Structured Dialogue
  • Module 6: Application procedures
  • The course content reflects the views of the authors, and SALTO Youth Participation RC, Agency of International Youth Cooperation and the European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

    The 4th edition of this MOOC is coordinated by Agency of International Youth Cooperation and National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth from Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Croatia and Liechtenstein, Spain.

    Objectives

    • Understand how to use various funding opportunities and fulfill the funding requirements for international youth exchanges, European voluntary service, and mobility of youth workers through Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme.
    • Learn how to start developing youth and youth workers mobility projects.
    • Discover good practice examples, tips and hints for developing good quality projects.
    • Network with other participants of this course and share your knowledge and ideas with them.

    The 4th edition of this course is offered by the Agency of International Youth Cooperation in cooperation with other National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth.

    Course Instructors

    SALTO-YOUTH and Agency for International Youth Cooperation

    This MOOC was initiated in 2014 by SALTO Participation Resource Centre and was supported by several National Agencies of Erasmus+. In 2017, Agency of International Youth Cooperation is the main coordinator of the course in cooperation with National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth from Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein and Spain.

    Agency of International Youth Cooperation is the National Agency of Erasmus+ Youth in Vilnius, Lithuania. From 1999 our mission is to ensure that young people and those working with them would have the opportunity to participate in European programmes for youth mobility.

    Nerijus Kriauciunas

    Nerijus Kriauciunas

    Instructor

    Born in Lithuania, Nerijus has lived in Zurich, Switzerland; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Barcelona, Spain; and Yogyakarta, Indonesia; and is now living in Vilnius, Lithuania. He works as freelancer delivering coaching and training in the youth work field at local and European levels. Read More.

    Mostly, but not exclusively, he works with the European Erasmus+ Youth in Action mobility programme. Nerijus was inspired by the developments of Mozilla Open Badges and has been involved in crafting digital badges with Badgecraft. Badgecraft offers tools to recognise learning and achievements in a wide range of contexts. Hepractices entrepreneurship through co-managing the training centre, Daugirdiskes, and the training and education organisation, Nectarus.

    Laimonas Ragauskas

    Laimonas Ragauskas

    Instructor

    Laimonas lives in Vilnius, Lithuania and works as a facilitator in the area of non-formal learning and training for various youth work organisations as well as local and European institutions. Read More.

    He has been involved in EU programmes for youth since 1999 and has developed a number of courses on quality of projects implemented within these programmes. He has recently been involved in several European projects developing innovations in recognition of learning outcomes, non-formal education, and youth work.