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Be active! Make a change in 2020!


1-8 May 2020 | St Albans, United Kingdom

“Be active! Make a change in 2020!”, a 7-day-lasting international seminar with different 8 countries involved: Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Latvia, Italy, Turkey and United Kingdom, designed for youth worker to improve communication and social skills

“Be active! Make a change in 2020!”, a 7-day-lasting international seminar with different 8 countries involved: Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Latvia, Italy, Turkey and United Kingdom, 34 participants, designed for youth workers/educators/ youth leaders/facilitators to improve communication and social skills of the youths. The topics addressed are wellbeing, inclusion and social dialog.

'Be active! Make a change in 2020!' project aims to promote quality in youth work projects and their impact through creating a groundwork to build enhanced compassionate, thoughtful and healthy communities where participants can be confident with their emotions, share experiences, develop positive mind-sets and develop tools and strategies designed to address their social issues efficiently and develop their capacity.



*To explore the concept of wellbeing, how to improve and maintain wellbeing;

*To familiarise with and better understand how to create healthy, compassionate and supportive communities;

*To promote values such as social inclusion, tolerance and empathy;

*To raise attention about non-formal education as a tool to promote integration and fight against racism and xenophobia;

*To explore concepts as compassion, empathy and mindfulness;

*To develop youth workers’ skills, competences and knowledge in positive physiology, teamwork, leadership and coaching;

*To develop their capacity to communicate in compassionate and nonviolent manner;

*To create space for supporting process and development in order to build up competences of the participants on how be a good learner and how to be creative;

*To assess and exchange good practices and common pitfalls;

*To create space for creating new networks and for the fostering of new partnerships in the framework of the Erasmus + programme.


The seminar is designed for leaders working directly with and for young people on a daily basis like youth workers, trainers, teachers, facilitators and community leaders.Participants need to be willing and committed to fully participated during all sessions of the seminar and should furthermore commit to carry out agreed preparatory tasks and be willing to follow-up on the seminar outcomes via active youth work, ideally in co-operation with their partner organisation.


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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Seminar is

for 34 participants

from Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Volunteering mentors, Youth coaches

Working language(s):



Tree of Colours CIC (Youth NGO)

TREE of Colours is a ‘not for profit’ Community Interest Company (CIC) promoting and facilitating the implementation of strategic partnership projects, with different partners, from public and NGO sector, in UK territory and across EU member states. We believe that through education we can improve quality of life, health and social activities of the people and communities, in relation to sustainable future development.
*To recognise youth activities and foster co-operation and an improved acceptance among the young people of the world by encouraging the exchange of information, ideas and opinions;
*To increase co-operation and mutual support for youths with cultural, educational and social resolutions;
*To empower youths to work together on issues related to protection of the environment and maintain a sustainable society;
*To support and promote well-being of young people in order to increase quality of life;
*To encourage and stimulate employment through promoting opportunities in the fields of education, training, youth and apprenticeship, opening up access to education at all levels;
*To foster and promote diplomatic societies through recognition and respect for others;
*To increase the tolerance among young people of different cultural realities;
*To encourage the active participation of people in society without any difference in terms of social status, education, race or any other difficulty.

Contact for questions:



Phone: 07845066110


Participation fee

No fee

Accommodation and food

Travel costs, food and accommodation will be cover by the organisers. 

Travel reimbursement

Following the rules of ERASMUS+, the costs of your international travel are covered up to the following total amounts (if you prove that your travel falls into the corresponding distance band). We will cover your travel costs according to the European Commission travel reimbursement to a maximum amount per country acording to the Erasmus +  distance calculator. Travel for Activity  will be reimbursed up to the following amounts per person: Latvia and Italy - €275,  Greece, Romania, Malta and Turkey - €360, Cyprus - €530 UK - €20 -180 (depending on distance) UK visa fees will also be reimbursed (only if the visa is issued). 

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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