Youth in Healthy Action Training Course, Serbia

Deadline: 5 October 2013
Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, and project managers who reside in Croatia, Estonia, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, United Kingdom
Venue: Novi Sad, Serbia, from 27 October to 4 November 2013

Description

The training course: “Youth in healthy action!” will be held in Serbia (Novi Sad) from 27th October (arrival in the afternoon) to 4th November (departure in the morning after the breakfast) 2013. The training course “Youth in healthy action!” aims to empower our youth workers willing to develop and organise sport and health-enhancing physical activities with youngsters in their communities.

It gathers 27 participants from 9 countries (Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Croatia, Turkey, Italy, Estonia, United Kingdom). The themes of the project are: Sport and health policies in the EU and candidate countries, education and youth work through sport methods, physical and mental health of youngsters, new EU youth programme from 2014 and European level projects in youth field with using sport and health-enhancing physical activity.

The objectives include:

  • Share realities about sport, exercise and nutrition of youngsters in our communities
  • Explore connection between physical (in)activity and health
  • Discuss different Sport and health policies in the EU and candidate countries
  • Promote and explore concepts “sports for all” and “healthy lifestyle” in relation with youth work
  • Share different sport methods useful for every day youth work with youngsters
  • Encourage further promotion of “sport and health-enhancing physical activities” (S&HEp.a.) in our communities and discuss policy base for it in EU and our countries
  • Define quality “sport for all” activities
  • Understand challenges in implementation of quality S&HEp.a.
  • Recommend how to plan goals and targets of participation in S&HEp.a.
  • Learn how to use new EU youth programme for promotion of S&HEp.a. and develop new projects and European level cooperation

The training course is based on approach and principles of NFE with regular NFE methods and sport activities, and will be conducted in English. It is organized by Active Youth in Happy Europe (AMUSE),  a youth not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation that aims at to do the following:

  • Promote a healthy life style and to develop the skills needed for it a
  • Encourage young people to take regular physical activity through promoting the idea of “sport for all”
  • Improve opportunities for quality leisure (free) time of youth
  • Encourage young people to be tolerant and to peacefully coexist through non-formal education, intercultural dialogue and the life according to the values and principles of European citizenship.

A draft programme is available HERE.

Costs

Accommodation, three meals per day and 2 coffee/tea breaks per day are covered 100% by the organisers.

70% of travel costs will be reimbursed only for the cheapest way of transport and preferably for the return tickets. In the attached call for participants, please find the table with eligible costs for yia_logoparticipants coming from different countries.

There is no participation fee.

Eligibility

This training course is intended for 27 Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, and / or Project managers. Participants MUST reside in the one of the following countries: Croatia, Estonia, Italy, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, United Kingdom. If you do not live in one of these countries, please do not apply.

Application

The deadline is 5 October 2013. Selection will be made on 6 October 2013. Please download and print the application AVAILABLE HERE and send it to [email protected]

All the participants who send in their application form even before the deadline will get the answer as soon as they send their application forms. They will not wait for 6 October to announce the results.

Please submit your questions to Milos Matorcevic and Danijela Juric at [email protected] or by mobile phone: +381 64 960 4358.

Check out the draft program here!

For further details, please check the official call for applications HERE.

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