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Include Transform Realise Transnational Forum II

Conference – Symposium - Forum

24-28 November 2020 | İstanbul, Turkey

It is aimed to reach out trainers/facilitators, youth workers/leaders with or without disabilities in order to improve their capacities for working with young people with disabilities in local/national/international level in terms of E+ YiA Programme.

Participants from youth sector will gather in İstanbul for the transnational forum “Include, Transform, Realise II”, to discuss how to increase active participation and inclusion of young people with disabilities in Erasmus + YiA Programme. 

The Erasmus+ Programme provides multiple opportunities for all, however young people with disabilities still have a limited access to these opportunities due to several physical and attitudinal barriers. It is strongly aimed to reach out youth workers, youth leaders, trainers or facilitators with disabilities and without disabilities in order to improve their capacities of working with young people with disabilities in local/national/international level in terms of Erasmus+ YiA Programme and encourage them to organize inclusive mixed ability group projects. 

Specific objectives of the Forum: 

-To promote equality, social inclusion and mixed ability youth work in Erasmus + YiA Programme. 

-To develop a better understanding of disability within youth work and create a disability-friendly concept of youth work. 

-To focus on abilities rather than disabilities to improve the interaction between young people with and without disabilities. 

-To identify and discuss common challenges and propose concrete actions, which would help to address those challenges 

-To increase the number and the quality of the youth workers, leaders, trainers and facilitators in youth sector who have high awareness of disability and eager to involve young people with disabilities into youth projects by applying inclusive methodologies. 

-To provide an opportunity for the NGOs to deepen the dialogue and advance cooperation and develop sustainable partnerships for the future mixed ability group projects within Erasmus + YiA Programme. 

Methodology: Inclusive non-formal education methods will be used based on learning by doing and exchanging of the previous experiences and best practices. Forum will consist of panels, workshops, best practices and partnership building activities. Inclusive non-formal education methodologies will be used. Participants are expected to actively take part and contribute to the programme.

Target group: “Active”participants with no age limit (youth workers, youth leaders, youth NGO representatives, youth trainers or facilitators) who can contribute to the thematic focus of the Forum and who have experience or high motivation to work with young people with disabilities. Participants with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. 

The call is open for participants from Erasmus+ Programme countries who; 

• can communicate in English (the activities will be held in English as the working language);

• can commit to actively take part in the Forum as well as in the preparation phase, for instance by sharing information on their activities in online spaces, contributing to the Forum design and getting acquainted with relevant background documents; 

• can commit to share the experiences and learning gained during the Forum with other interested young people and/or stakeholders 

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/8793

This Conference – Symposium - Forum is

for 60 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Youth researchers, Young people

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

Turkish National Agency (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Youth Work Unit

E-Mail:

Phone: xxx

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.

Costs

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.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

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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