Role of Youth in Action in Youth Work Development, Macedonia

Deadline: 14 May 2014
Open to: Youth workers or youth leaders from Azerbaijan, Spain, Belgium, Romania, Armenia, UK, Italy, Norway, Ukraine, Sweden, Belarus, Malta, Greece, Iceland, Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland
Venue: 4-12 June 2014, Skopje/Mavrovo, Macedonia

Description

The Evaluation Meeting “Role of Youth in Action in Youth work Development” will gather representatives from 47 organizations which are involved in provision of youth work in different contexts and were using the Youth in Action programme in the past years.

The project is a result of a need for more systematic evaluation after 7 years so to assess the effectiveness and to identify the shortcomings. The meeting will aim to evaluate the level of development of local youth work (quality systems, efficiency) and to identify the good practices and the shortcomings from the work so far. Having such an evaluation meeting gathering very active organizations from entire Europe will also be chance to explore the existing opportunities and obstacles for development of Europe-wide youth work recognition systems.

The evaluation meeting will gather youth workers and youth leaders to discuss and bring conclusion on the impact of Youth in Action in the Youth Work Development in the past years. Were the training courses supportive for the local youth leaders, is EVS contributing to local youth work, are youth exchanges an added value to the work provided in youth center. The event will open these and other questions, bringing conclusions and recommendations that will be guiding point to set realistic and achievable objectives for the new programme Erasmus+, based on the needs of the young people and the local youth work reality.

Final outcome of the Evaluation meeting will be a conference in which the participant of the meeting will meet local youth workers, organizations and institutions.

Eligibility

Youth workers or youth leaders from Azerbaijan, Spain, Belgium, Romania, Armenia, UK, Italy, Norway, Ukraine, Sweden, Belarus, Malta, Greece, Iceland, Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland, who:

  • already have implemented Youth in Action Activities
  • have understanding of the Youth in Action programme and its objectives and priorities
  • already have experience in working with young people, organizing initiatives and projects
  • are committed to attend for the full duration of the seminar and be supported by a youth organisation
  • are aged between 18 and 35
  • are able to work in English language

Costs

Board and lodging are provided and paid for by the organizers; 70% of travel costs will be reimbursed only for the cheapest way of transport. Participation fee: 30 Euros.

Application

Application deadline is 14 May 2014. Apply online HERE.

Contact for questions:

Dragana Jovanovska
E-Mail: [email protected]
Phone: +38978350598

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