LTTC Urban Youth

The Hungarian and the French NAs in cooperation with the SALTO Inclusion Resource Centre are organising a Long Term Training Course to stimulate more inclusive (international) youth projects in disadvantaged (sub)Urban settings.

Long Term Training Course Urban Youth (LTTC Urban Youth) explores and analyzes inclusive youth work and the potential of international youth projects in achieving inclusion.

Participants are committed to increase the involvement of young people with fewer opportunities living in disadvantaged (sub)urban areas.

The LTTC consists of two residential seminars and a practical period between the two training courses when participants are explore the potential of international projects - stimulate and support them to realize with the support of the trainers team

Dates & Venue

  • The first residential seminar took place in Budapest, 6 (arrival date) till 11 Sunday December 2011 (departure day)
  • The second residential will take place in Aix -en Provance at CREPS (a sport & training centre). 4th (arrival date) till 10th February 2013 (departure day)

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Click here for a Day to Day Programme of the 2nd TC, France, February 2013

Programme Elements

  • Overview of the communalities and different realities of young people in (sub)urban areas in represented countries
  • Theoretical inputs on background and quality aspects of inclusive urban youth work including street based practices
  • Linking theory to practice/practice to theory
  • Presentation of former youth projects in disadvantaged (sub)urban areas at a local and an international level- analyzing challenges and methods
  • Discovering potential impacts of inclusive international youth project
  • Visits to local projects
  • Exchanging resources (tools, methods, approaches, etc.) relevant for increasing inclusion of young people in disadvantaged (sub)urban areas
  • Information and resources on further learning, funding opportunities
  • Professional support and coaching for further learning and for the realization of projects for the full duration of the LTTC
  • Guidance through a Individual and Collaborative learning process

Objectives of the Seminar

1. Creating space for youth workers to reflect on their own practices in urban context and on the values and principles that underline them

2. To exchange and learn about good inclusive practices between youth workers working with young people from disadvantaged sub-urban area

3. Promoting YIA as a tool for Inclusive Youth Work

4. Encouraging further professional development of youth workers through developing projects with young people from suburban areas/ networking / long term self-development strategies

Target Group of the Seminar

There are 23 participants at the training, selected according to the criteria below:

  • Directly working on a regular basis with young people with fewer opportunities living in disadvantaged (sub)urban areas and committed to inclusive practices - voluntary or paid youth workers, social workers, street workers, educators, peer educators, etc.
  • Interested in exploring and organizing international youth projects in the (sub)urban area - either within the Youth in Action programme or under other programmes or initiatives.
  • Confident in and able to communicate in (international) English
  • Available to actively participate in the full duration of the course (including both residential events).
  • Committed to involvement in transnational projects between the two residential (study visits, projects for young people, etc.).
  • Contribute to a follow-up by filling in a questionnaire 6 months after the training course.

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Trainers team

The trainers team will be composed of 3 experienced trainers (plus National Agency & SALTO Inclusion staff).


  • Clara Carbunar (France)
  • Graeme Tiffany (UK)
  • Gabriella Nagy (Hungary)

NA/SALTO staff

  • Ildiko Gulacsi, representing the Hungarian National Agency
  • Gilles Baccala, representing the French National Agency
  • Marija Kljajic, representing the SALTO-Inclusion Resource Centre

Local support for thr 2nd TC in France

  • Georges Sylvestre, a regional correspondent of the French NA in Marseille
  • Marie Wittamer, Eurocircle, Marseille

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For more information contact:

Ildiko Gulacsi

Mobilitás National Youth Service

Youth In Action National Agency
NCSSZI - Ifjúsági Igazgatóság
NIFSP - Youth Directorate
HU-1134 Budapest, Tüzér utca 33-35.
Tel.: +36 1 237 67 20

Marija Kljajic

SALTO Inclusion Resource Centre
Tel: +32- Fax: +32-

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