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“Boomerang – inclusion through active participation”


23-27 April 2019 | Warsaw, Poland

The training course is dedicated to the topic of social integration and empowering young people with disability or health challenges by engaging them actively in Youth Exchange projects.

“Boomerang – inclusion through active participation” is a contact making seminar that offers professionals who work with youth with special needs (disability, health challenges) an opportunity to explore Youth Exchange projects as a tool for empowering and supporting active participation and social integration of young people. The seminar will be an opportunity to find partner organizations for further cooperation in the frame of Erasmus+ Programme.

The seminar is designed especially for youth workers supporting youth with disability or health challenges.

It focuses on the Erasmus+ Youth Exchange projects (and non-formal education in general) as a useful tool to support active participation of young people.

Aims & objectives:

  • to explore Youth Exchange project as a tool of empowering and supporting active participation and social integration of young people with disability or health challenges,
  • to create opportunity to share practical guidelines how to foster active participation of youngsters in the Youth Exchange projects,
  • to create space for meeting partner organizations for future international cooperation in the frame of Erasmus+ projects,
  •  to develop drafts of ideas for international youth exchange projects.

Organizations supporting youngsters with special needs face many challenges in project implementation such as finding partners, overcoming the problems of communication, struggle with limited mobility. This seminar aims at helping youth workers to organize projects taking into consideration the barriers they can face.

Participants of the course:

Maximum 25 adults from all of the Programme Countries:

  • youth workers or representatives of NGOs, community centers or other public institutions, directly working with young people with disability or health challenges,
  • motivated to develop a Youth Exchange project in cooperation with a group of young people and partner organizations,  
  • ready to take part in the entire seminar,
  • able to communicate easily and work in English.

Dates of the seminar:

The seminar starts on 23rd April 2019 with supper around 19:00 p.m., last 3 full days and ends on 27th April 2019 with breakfast in the morning around 10:00 a.m.


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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Seminar is

for 25 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Professionals working directly with youth with disability or health challenges (e.g. pedagogues, therapists, educators).

Accessibility info:

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

Working language(s):



Polish National Agency of Erasmus+ Programme (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Magdalena Paszkowska


Phone: +48 22 4631 416

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 Erasmus+ Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your NA to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food

Being selected for his training, all costs concerning board and lodging, facilitation will be covered by Polish National Agency.

Travel reimbursement

In reference to travel costs please contact your National Agency of the Erasmus+ Programme involved in this project to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

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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