Full course description

Course Date:

Oct 31 - Dec 4, 2016

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 and the European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein

    This MOOC is coordinated by SALTO-YOUTH Participation Resource Centre and National Agencies of Erasmus+ Youth in Action from Hungary, Italy, Iceland, Croatia, Slovakia and Poland.

    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.

    Course Instructors

    SALTO-YOUTH

    The SALTO-Youth Participation Resource Centre was set up in 2003 and since then, has fostered the active political, social, economic and cultural participation of young people – a priority of the ‘Erasmus+ Youth in action’ programme – via its training activities, seminars, pedagogical resources, and giving support to coaching in youth work. It aims to create a space for reflection and for exchanging practices and ideas that should enable young people and youth workers to develop participatory projects. The resource centre is hosted by the Bureau International Jeunesse (BIJ), located in Brussels, Belgium.

    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. Mostly, but not exclusively, he works with the European Erasmus+ Youth in Action mobility programme. Read More.

    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.