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Be Sustainable – Make A Difference!

Training Course

15-24 March 2024 | Busteni, Romania

Training for developing practical GreenComp with a focus on global interdependencies, sustainable development, mainstreaming sustainability and responsible consumption in the day-to-day lives of young people and youth organizations.

This training is based on the strong beliefs that:

  • European citizens need to have active knowledge about the Sustainable Development Goals, sustainability and development issues and to play an active, responsible role in the world, considering the impact of their behaviours;
  • All citizens need competencies to understand, participate in and critically interact with our global society. Global Education is education that opens people’s eyes to the realities of the world and awakens them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity and human rights for all.
  • Besides individual actions and changes, we also need to act responsibly and have sustainable practices at the institutional level – starting with our organizations!
  • There is a need for strengthening and contributing to a more competent youth sector, especially youth organizations, to foster GreenCompetencies among their young beneficiaries through practical, tested and relevant educational materials.

     The main goal of the training is to increase the capacity of the European youth work sector to support the implementation of Agenda 2030 with a focus on sustainability in all its dimensions.

     More specific objectives of the training are:

  • To develop practical GreenComp* among 25 Youth Workers with a focus on global interdependencies, sustainable development, mainstreaming sustainability and responsible consumption.

*GreenComp: the European sustainability competence framework

  • To motivate, prepare and accompany diverse youth organizations to become Sustainable organizations in their practices and to mainstream sustainability values in their projects.
  • To encourage the European civil society at large to become more sustainable through a collection of innovative, creative, simple and motivating examples of sustainability and global citizenship practices in the youth work field.

The training concept proposed is based on the results obtained from previous trainings and projects and was modified and upgraded in time to have a higher impact and long-term learning outcomes. The training will be focused on developing specific multiplying competencies and it will make use of the richness of experiential learning and non-formal education in general (it will have a strong practical approach)

The learning process will be guided and facilitated by an experienced A.R.T. Fusion team:

  • Andreea-Loredana Tudorache (http://trainers.salto-youth.net/AndreeaLoredanaTudorache , Author of several manuals for youth workers on Global Citizenship Education (can be found here: https://en.artfusion.ro/resources/)
  • Victoria Carasava (Project Coordinator and Sustainability Officer at A.R.T. Fusion Association)

Do you want to be one of the learners on this exciting journey? This is what we are looking for:

  • Members or close collaborators of active Youth Organization (staff or active member, paid or not). The organization should have a valid OID number (We will sign partnership agreements with the organization of the selected participants!).
  • Enthusiastic youth workers who are motivated to be active, in the topics addressed by the project.
  • High personal motivation/passion for the cause of the project: Agenda 2030, Sustainability and the Wellbeing of our world (people and planet).
  • Good command of the English language;
  • People older than 18 years and with a legal residence (proven by documents) in the country they are currently residing in.
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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 29 January 2024.

Date of selection: 2 February 2024

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/11897

This Training Course is

for 25 participants

from Austria, Belgium - DE, Belgium - FL, Belgium - FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

A.R.T. Fusion Association (Youth NGO)

Our mission is to create and offer innovative and participatory learning experiences in order for everyone to contribute in a responsible way to the positive transformation of their communities both locally and globally.
https://en.artfusion.ro/

Contact for questions:

Andreea-Loredana Tudorache

E-Mail:

Phone: +40724730620

Costs

Participation fee

No Participation Fee

Accommodation and food

Board and lodging for the training course are fully covered by the local organizers during the period mentioned in shared rooms (2 to 3 people in one room). 

Food will be served as a buffet and it will provide only vegan and vegetarian options to comply with the sustainability policy of the project and the hosting organization.

Travel reimbursement

Each participant is free to choose the preferred way of travelling. Due to the organizers' policies and the main theme of the project, we strongly encourage the use of green travel. If flights are used for more than 50% of the travel distance the maximum budget allocated available will be from standard travel! 

Use this website (https://erasmus-plus.ec.europa.eu/resources-and-tools/distance-calculator ) to find out your distance. Write at the START, your location, from where you will start your travel and at the END, Busteni, Prahova, Romania. You will get a km number as a result which will correspond to financial support which you may get for your travel costs.

The individual maximum budget for travel, per person, is the following:

10 – 99 km :23 EUR (Standard Travel) / No Green Travel Available

100 – 499 km :180 EUR (Standard Travel) / 210 EUR (Green Travel)

500 – 1999 km :275 EUR (Standard Travel) / 320 EUR (Green Travel)

2000 – 2999 km :360 EUR (Standard Travel) / 410 EUR (Green Travel)

3000 – 3999 km :530 EUR (Standard Travel) / 610 EUR (Green Travel)

4000 – 7999 km : 820 EUR (Standard Travel) / No Green Travel Available

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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