Deadline: September 1st
Open to: for 25 participants (18-30 age) from Austria, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, EASTERN EUROPE AND CAUCASUS, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
Training course 29 October – 4 November 2012 | Italy
This training course will encourage the development of a critical, democratic and European Citizenship and in doing so, supporting youth worker in the implementation of youth projects with a European Citizenship dimension.
Aim of the training course
The training course on European Citizenship aims to support the professional development of youth workers and youth leaders by extending their critical understanding of European Citizenship, exploring and experiencing its potential and by enabling them to recognise and integrate European Citizenship in their youth work.
The training course puts into practice priority 1 (European Citizenship) of the Youth in Action programme, by aiming to:
• To critically explore the meaning, relevance and implications of European citizenship in youth work in all its dimensions;
• To promote and facilitate the active use of programmes and structures in support of youth work on European Citizenship, including Youth in Action;
• To experiment and explore the potential of European Citizenship for active democratic change in society;
• To associate the participants with the current discourse on European Citizenship (its concepts, formal meanings and expressions)
• To exemplify the connection between European Citizenship, Human Rights, Democracy and ICL and the underlying values.
Further information on the content of the European Citizenship training courses can be found on the European Citizenship website The network of National Agencies for “Youth in Action” organises a series of ECTCs each year.
This Training course is for 25 participants from Austria, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, EASTERN EUROPE AND CAUCASUS, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom
This project is financed by the Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project – except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country.
Please contact your NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.
If you come from a country other than Programme Countries (Austria, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia,France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia,Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom) IMPORTANT : The host NA will cover your travel and accommodation costs. Please contact the host NA for further information about the financial details after being selected.
Contact for questions:
E-Mail: [email protected]
Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.
More info HERE
Application form ONLINE