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From Knowing to Being - ETS Training for Trainers

Training Course

10-16 September 2019 | Yspertal, Austria

Are ready to live through and reflect on using and applying competence models with a specific focus on attitudes, values and inner readiness? Then we are looking forward to meet you in this training course!

Interkulturelle Zentrum, the Austrian National Agency for Erasmus+: Youth in Action in cooperation with SALTO Training & Cooperation Resource Centre and with the support of JUGEND für Europa, is glad to announce the second edition of this training course addressed to trainers training trainers & youth workers, as well as educators of youth workers, who are ready to live through and reflect on using and applying competence models with a specific focus on attitudes, values and inner readiness.

The intentions of the course are:

• To explore and experience the development of a competence-based approach in youth work training & education

• To experiment how to use competence models in training /curriculum development by focusing on some essential dimensions: attitudes, values, and inner readiness

• To reflect on the development of a needs-based approach in training and education activities

• To identify further application of participants’ learning outcomes in their working contexts

• To explore the understanding what forms a competence: what potential is offered to participants; what about the magic when it happens?


Should you be interested by this course, please be ready for the following elements:

- Self-assessment to support working on and along learning needs

- Experiential outdoor activities (e.g. walks, exercises and a possible night outside in the nature) - this is a big part of the programme

- Individual and group reflection

- Discourses on how to put the learning and experience(s) into own practice

Interested applicants with mobility impairement should first contact the organisers.


The course will follow the same principles than those developed for COMETS (see attachment). The team of trainers for this training course are Peter Hofmann, Arturas Deltuva, and Gisele Evrard Markovic (SALTO T&C RC).

Following the selection process, the training team might contact the participants with specific information and tasks regarding the further development of the programme.


Participant profile: this training course is addressed to trainers and educators being active and advanced in the implementation of (international) trainings. It offers them an opportunity to come together to reflect upon, discuss and develop further their attitudes and their inner readiness to work with and on a competence model based approach. The overall purpose of the training course is to lift the potential of participants to take further steps in their professional practice. In this context, advanced means that the trainers-learners have the capacity to direct and reflect upon their own learning and in particular, the ability to self-assess their own competences.


The competence model which will be used as an example for this training course is the European Training Strategy (ETS) Competence Model for Trainers Working at International Level - www.salto-youth.net/trainercompetences developed by SALTO Training & Cooperation Resource Centre (SALTO T&C RC).

10 September 2019 is the arrival day; 16 September is the departure one.


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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Eastern Partnership countries , Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Trainers, Educators in the field of youth

Working language(s):



Interkulturelle Zentrum (National Agency)


  • SALTO Training & Cooperation RC (SALTO Resource Centre)

Contact for questions:

Gisele Evrard Markovic


Phone: x

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 NAs of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your NA or SALTO RC to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

(Info for sending NAs: this activity is financed with TCA 2019).

Accommodation and food

The hosting National Agency of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Your sending National Agency will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA or SALTO RC to learn more about 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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