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Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Youth is a Course

Erasmus+ Funding Opportunities for Youth

May 7 - Jun 11, 2018

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Full course description

Course Date:

May 7 - Jun 11, 2018

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 fulfil the funding requirements for international youth exchanges, international volunteering activities, mobility of youth workers, strategic partnership and structured dialogue projects funded through the Erasmus+: Youth in Action programme.

You will also learn how to start developing youth exchange and volunteering activities, youth worker training activities, strategic partnership and youth 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: Strategic Partnerships
  • Module 7: Application procedures

The course content reflects the views of the authors. SALTO-YOUTH, the Erasmus+ National Agency of Germany Jugend für Europa and the European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

The 5th edition of this course is coordinated by the Erasmus+ National Agency of Germany ‘Jugend für Europa’ in cooperation with the National Agencies of Erasmus+: Youth in Action from Croatia, Italy, Lithuania, Sweden and Spain.

Objectives

  • Understand how to use various funding opportunities and fulfil the funding requirements for international project funded through Erasmus+: Youth in Action.
  • 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 5th edition of this course is coordinated by the Erasmus+ National Agency of Germany Jugend für Europa in cooperation with other National Agencies of Erasmus+: Youth in Action.

Course Instructors

SALTO-YOUTH and Jugend für Europa

This MOOC was initiated in 2014 by SALTO Participation Resource Centre and was supported by several National Agencies of Erasmus+.

JUGEND für Europa is the National Agency of Erasmus+: Youth in Action in Germany. Since 1988, JUGEND für Europa has supported European integration, particularly by promoting the mobility of young people and experts as well as youth policy cooperation across Europe.

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.

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