SALTO European Citizenship Training Course, Italy

Deadline: 1 December 2010
Open to: Project managers, Youth leaders, Youth workers from Belgium – FL, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Norway, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, EASTERN EUROPE AND CAUCASUS
Dates: 11 April 2011 – 17 April 2011
Costs: covered by National Agencies

This training course was developed to encourage the development of a critical, democratic and European Citizenship and in doing so, to support the implementation and quality of the «Youth in Action» Programme.

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.

Objectives

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.

Costs

Hosting costs will be covered by the hosting NA. In case your are selected, the sending costs for participants will (partly) be reimbursed by the sending NAs depending on the national regulations. Please check the financial conditions with your sending National Agency.

Application process

The participants from the EU may apply online  here.

The participants from South-East Europe will be selected by SALTO SEE, e-mail: [email protected]; the participants from Eastern Europe and Caucasus by SALTO EECA, e-mail: [email protected]

Information pack for the participants.

The official webpage.

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