What is Your Youthpass Story? – Revised Key Competences - August 2019 Newsletter

In this newsletter you will find:

  • What is your Youthpass Story? A call for Youthpass testimonials
  • A reminder: the revised Key Competences have been adopted for Youthpass
  • Information on Cities of Learning, an initiative developed during a Erasmus+: KA2 Strategic Partnership project

Call for Youthpass testimonials

  • Have you been part of a European youth project and working with Youthpass?
  • What was the value of Youthpass for you?
  • How did it contribute to your development, for your life or career choices?

Share your Youthpass experience, join the competition and win an eco-friendly, fair-trade travel backpack!

Youthpass is about to reach an important milestone: in a few weeks, the 1 millionth Youthpass will be issued. This means that a million occasions of learning have been created in countless European projects. We are curious to know the impact Youthpass had on you and on your projects!

Join our competition and share the role of Youthpass on your learning. Send us your Youthpass story in the format of a short video or a short text. The deadline for sending your story is Monday, September 30, 2019, at 17:00 CET. The competition is open both for participants of projects and for youth workers / facilitators of learning.

Two prizes - a jury prize and an audience prize - will be given to two winners of the competition. Each winner will receive an eco-friendly and fair-trade travel backpack (46L) from the company Ethnotek. All the testimonials will be published on the website and social media accounts of Youthpass.

To have more information on the call for testimonials and the terms of competition have a look here. All testimonials will be published here. For questions, please write to us on . We are happy if you spread the word by using the hashtag #1MYouthpass on social media.

We are looking forward to hearing your Youthpass story!

Revised Key Competences on Youthpass

The Youthpass certificates for Erasmus+ projects that have been entered in the Youthpass database on and after August 20, 2019, are using the revised Key Competences framework. More information can be found on our website. Among other explanations, you will find two supportive materials on that link:

  • A leaflet that considers the Key Competences in the context of youth projects and offers some questions to support the reflection in these competence areas;
  • A short document that explains the changes between the old and the revised framework that could be important to know in the context of youth projects.

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Cities of Learning

Imagine all the learning opportunities in your city available at your fingertips, and the recognition of your learning achievement lined up perfectly on a digital badges portfolio. Cities of Learning is an online platform with an interactive map for youth allowing to pick and choose learning opportunities based on their passion and interests. They can browse the map of their area, choose an activity or another opportunity of their liking, sign up, take part, check-in and earn a digital badge. The initiative in Europe is developed through the strategic partnership project “Connected Spaces of Learning in Europe”, supported by the EU Erasmus+ programme and implemented by nine organisations from Germany, Spain, Lithuania, Netherlands, France and Ireland. You can also find short further information in the pdf documents here and here.

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