SALTO SEE RC Newsflash 4/2019

1. Open calls

Western Balkan Project Lab, 21 - 23 October, Albania

Do you wonder how to make the magic happen and create truly meaningful projects within the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth or the European Solidarity Corps? 

The “Western Balkan Project Lab” aims at bringing the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth and the European Solidarity Corps closer to organisations in the Western Balkan Partner Countries and finding ways how to use the Programmes in a meaningful way for the participating organisations, young people and the local communities involved with the intention to increase the quality of project proposals with the region.The activity targets organisations (newcomers in the Programmes as well as the more experienced ones) from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo* and Montenegro.

The application is open until 22 September 2019.

Youth Discovering Erasmus+ Project Lab, 26 - 30 November, Portugal

Do you work with young people from rural or disadvantaged areas, and would like to find partners for international cooperation within the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth?

The Project lab will create the necessary working environment for organisations / informal groups that are active locally in the youth field to create sustainable networks and partnerships for the development of future projects. The Lab will support and facilitate cooperation, project ideas, designing, writing and implementation of projects. Support will be offered throughout the process, and in case of successful applications, during the application process phase.

The application is open until 14 October 2019.

Open calls for support activities on various themes and topics

SALTO SEE supports participants from the Western Balkan Partner Countries regularly to different support activities within the Erasmus+ Programme in the field of youth and European Solidarity Corps. More information is available here.

2. Cherry on the cake publication - Call for Content, Language & Style Editor

The renewal of the Cherry on the cake publication is at its final stage.

In 2015, Slovenian National Agency for the Erasmus+: Youth in Action programme and SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre have published a brochure Cherry on the cake, which was based on the training module which ran under the same name since 2012. The aim of the training course as well as the brochure was and still is to build on the understanding of Youth Exchange as a highlight within a broader process of non-formal learning in youth work. It aims at discovering the potential of Youth Exchange as an instrument for building young people’s competences through active participation in developing the project.

The brochure has been renewed, and needs only the final editing. More about the context and requirements are available in the call for editor.

3. News on Youthpass: The Key Competences framework has been revised

The framework of the Key Competences for Lifelong Learning has been revised in May 2018. For the Erasmus+, the new framework appears on all the projects that have been entered into Youthpass database on August 20 or later. The change does not affect the Erasmus+ projects that have been entered into the Youthpass database before that date, even if the certificates are generated anew later on.

The new Key Competences also appear on all Youthpass certificates of the European Solidarity Corps programme. More information on this on the official web page of the Youthpass.

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SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre - Who are we?

The SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre is hosted by MOVIT, the Slovenian National Agency for Erasmus+, youth chapter, and European Solidarity Corps. SALTO SEE promotes and supports the cooperation between youth work practitioners and other actors in the field of youth and non-formal education from the programmes' Partner countries in the Western Balkans and those coming from Erasmus+: Youth in Action and the European Solidarity Corps Programme countries. Within the framework of the European integration of the Western Balkan region, SALTO SEE actively supports the process of accession of all countries of the region to these programmes.

For more information about our work and activities, please consult http://www.salto-youth.net/rc/see or contact our office at: . Join SALTO SEE also on Facebook!

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*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

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