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Trainer Competence Development Project

The long term cooperation project “Trainer Competence Development” aims at supporting quality development of international training courses for youth workers by supporting competence of trainers; the cooperation is planned to take place within the Programme Erasmus+: Youth in Action 2014-2020.

Wit this project the cooperating partners support the objectives of the Council Resolution on a renewed framework for European cooperation in the youth field (2010-2018), the Council resolution on youth work (November 2010) and the Council conclusions on the contribution of quality youth work to the development, well-being and social inclusion of young people (May 2013). In particular the cooperation contributes to the implementation of the European Training Strategy in the field of Youth: Supporting the development of quality youth work in Europe through capacity building.

The Austrian, Dutch, Czech, Estonian, German, Irish, Polish, Slovenian and Spanish Erasmus+: Youth in Action National Agencies together with the SALTO Training and Cooperation RC and the SALTO South East Europe RC develop and carry out this long term NA strategic partnership project.

The objectives of the cooperation are

_ to support the further development of the <Competence Model for trainers in the youth field to work internationally> developed under the European Training Strategy of the European Commission (www.salto-youth.net/trainercompetences),

_ to offer training courses for newcomer and advanced trainers and a biennial platform for advanced trainers in the field of international training courses for youth, called <Bridges for Trainers> (www.salto-youth.net/TrainerCompetenceDevelopment),

_ to support development and dissemination of innovative tools and methods being exploitable in the competence development of trainers,

_ to support the Erasmus+: Youth in Action National Agencies in their effort to support trainers in their competence development,

_ to explore ways of better recognising trainer competences; in close cooperation with the further development of Youthpass, the recognition instrument and strategy of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme (www.youthpass.eu).

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