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Design Thinking - Partnerships for Cooperation


16-18 September 2024 | Dublin , Ireland

This cross-sectoral thematic contact making seminar is aimed at supporting organisations seeking funding under the KA2 Action, Cooperation Partnerships for Cooperation.

The event will provide participants from across Programme countries with the opportunity to work together and develop their project ideas and solutions using a Design Thinking approach. By attending, participants will gain a deeper understanding of their education and training needs, as well as develop innovative solutions that may be potentially financed through Erasmus+. Moreover, participants will have the chance to network and build possible future KA2 partnerships while extending their knowledge and understanding of the Design Thinking process. 

The event will feature an overview of Design Thinking and its application to Erasmus+ project development, practical workshops to guide participants through the project design process, information sessions on approaching partnership applications, and networking and collaboration opportunities. 

​​​​Expected Results: 

By the end of the event participants are expected to have achieved the following outcomes: 

  • Improved understanding of Design Thinking - a human-centred problem-solving approach used to develop innovative solutions.  
  • Increased understanding of their organisation’s education and training needs, as well as those of other organisations, leading to potential opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing. 
  • Enhanced project development skills by learning how to apply the Design Thinking approach to help them develop more innovative and effective solutions. 
  • Increased Networking opportunities by working with organisations from across the Programme countries, potentially leading to new partnership opportunities. 

Profile of Participants: 

This crosssectoral event is aimed at newcomer and less experienced organisations working in the fields of Vocational Education and Training, Adult Education, School Education or Youth who would like to apply for Cooperation Partnerships for Cooperation funding (KA2) and less experienced in Erasmus Plus programme.  

Newcomers and less experienced organisations in sectors VET, Schools, Youth and AE  

Day 1 - 16th September  

Morning Arrivals 

14:00 Afternoon Programme 

19:30 Dinner 

Day 2 - 17th September  

09:00-17:00 Full-Day Programme 

Evening Social Activity 

Day 3 - 18th September  

09:00-13:00 Half-Day Programme 

Afternoon Departures 



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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 24 May 2024.

Date of selection: 7 June 2024

Training overview


This Seminar is

for 15 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth project managers

Accessibility info:

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

Working language(s):



Leargas (National Agency)

Contact for questions:



Phone: 1 887 1258

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.

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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