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OMG. Youth at the Museums

Training Course

16-21 October 2019 | Cantabria, Valencia and Madrid, Spain

Following the first edition of OMG! the Spanish National Agency for Youth organises this Training Course with the aim of creating bridges between museums and the youth sector through non-formal education.

During this 4-day training course, participants will have the opportunity to analyse the barriers to youth participation into museums and their activities, explore potential tools to overcome these barriers, discover local activities on Spanish museums and potentially network with other professionals.


- To generate cooperation strategies and synergies between museums and youth field.

- To exchange and enhance experiences developed in the frame of the Museums’ educational departments.

- To understand museums as a space for youth work.

- To explore Non-Formal Education as tool to work with young people in museums.

- To identify barriers that prevent young people to access museums and to explore potential strategies.

- To facilitate networking for future cooperation in Erasmus +: Youth in Action program

Methodology will be based on Non-Formal Education. This means we will work from a participatory approach using a wide variety of methods, in an environment where people can learn from each other (peer-learning).

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Training overview

This Training Course is

for 75 in 3 parallel courses in 3 locations (Madrid, Santillana del Mar and Valencia) participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, students/potencial museum workers, teachers, museum workers, museum educators

Working language(s):



spanish national agency (National Agency)


  • Deputy Directorate of National Musseums (Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports) (Others)

Contact for questions:

Leticia Sánchez Palacín


Phone: +34917827612


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 National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.




Accommodation and food

Unless specified otherwise, the hosting National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food.

Travel reimbursement

Please contact your National Agency or SALTO Resource Centre in order to know whether they support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected/ having confirmed your participation, check with them 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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