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Active and Engaged - Supporting young people's conscious active citizenship

Training Course

27-29 May 2020 | Dublin, Ireland



Empowerment Is a buzz word commonly used in the youth sector but young people need platforms that support them to think consciously and critically about issues that affect their lives, the communities they live in.



This seminar is for youth workers and leaders to promote young people’s conscious active citizenship civic competence so that they can analyze issues in their community with a view to proposing innovative solutions to bring about social change.


To explore how to support young people’s conscious active citizenship


To provide a space for youth workers to critically reflect on how their Youth work practise empowers or disempowers young people

To understand how to empower young people to take action on issues affecting them in their community

To support youth workers to develop the tools they need to promote conscious active citizenship with young people

To explore how policy can support young people becoming change makers

To explore how E+ can support young people becoming active citizens

Expected Results :

Youth workers who understand how to engage young people

Youth workers are more equip to support young people to become more active on issues affecting them

Young people are more conscious of the communities and world they live in

As part of this training we should develop a toolkit in advance of the training that youth workers can use later with the young people they work with.


Please note arrival date is 26th May and Departure 29th May after lunch.


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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 10 April 2020.

Date of selection: 20 April 2020

Training overview


This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, This event aims to attract newcomers and experienced organisations who wish to expand their knowledge on inclusion and diversity and wish to approach it more strategically developing international and inclusive projects

Accessibility info:

This activity and venue place are accessible to people with disabilities.

Working language(s):



Leargas (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Carmel Walsh


Phone: +35318871202

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating National Agencies (NAs) of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre (SALTO) to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food

Unless specified otherwise, the hosting NA or SALTO of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA or SALTO in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA or SALTO again to learn more about the overall procedure to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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