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GET TRANSNATIONAL! International Training Course on Transnational Youth Initiatives, entrepreneurship and youth participation.

Training Course

20-25 June 2016 | Cercedilla (Madrid), Spain

Get Transnational is a 5 days training course about how to prepare, run and evaluate quality transnational youth initiatives for young people within the new ERASMUS + Programme.
The priority of this course is to continue promoting the development of European projects and as far as it is possible to stimulate the spirit of entrepreneurship of young people as well as their creativity, through transnational youth initiatives within the framework of ERASMUS + Programme in collaboration projects with partners or groups from other countries. The objectives of the course are: 1. To match make European partners who are interested in developing youth initiatives linked to entrepreneurship. 2. To create a meeting for potential partners that would like to develop a transnational youth initiative through ERASMUS + Programme. 3. To explore the added value of the European dimension of youth initiatives related to entrepreneurship. 4. To facilitate the acquisition by participants of communication, teamwork and project management skills of international activities and networking. 5. To develop specific proposals for future projects of transnational youth initiatives. Methodology: The methodology of the course is based on the fundamental principles of non-formal education. The methods provided will enable participants to fully participate in the learning process. Learning from experience will be a fundamental pillar in the way the course will be facilitated. The course focuses on key aspects of non-formal education like the participant centred approach, which means that the program flow will be designed keeping in mind the participants’ real experience in the topic. The learning process will be adapted to the participants’ needs and learning preferences as well as the group’s work rhythm. Moreover, an essential element of the methodology is based on the holistic nature of the learning experience, through methods that involve not only cognitive or intellectual approaches but also covering the emotional and attitudinal ones. This way the learning is enhanced as it embraces a more comprehensive and integrative approach for learning. The diversity of working methods (presentations, role plays, simulations, debates, energizers, individual reflection questionnaires, technical project management, feedback techniques, teamwork, etc) will make more sense than ever in order to cover a practical and effective project management of transnational youth initiatives. The international composition of the group of participants will be an asset to explore the multicultural dynamics of teamwork and will contribute to incorporate new pieces of learning from a cultural diversity perspective.

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, People motivated and interested in developing a transnational youth initiative with young people.

Working language(s):



Spanish National Agency (National Agency)


  • Dirección General de Juventud y Deportes Comunidad de Madrid. (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Pilar Fontán


Phone: +34

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.


This project is financed by the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project. Please contact your Erasmus+: Youth in Action NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets. (Note for sending NA´s: This TC is from TCA 2016)

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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