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Soft Skills for Youth Workers

Training Course

25 May - 2 June 2020 | London, United Kingdom

The training course Soft Skills for Youth Workers SSYW will involve 32 youth workers and representatives of NGOs from 9 program countries United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Spain, Turkey.

The project will take place in London, the UK at the venue Rest Up London Hostel.

The project is designed in accordance with the objectives, priorities and important features of the Erasmus+ Program. Particularly, it will increase opportunities for professional and career development of youth workers and youth leaders and improve their competences regarding soft skills.

The training course ”Soft Skills for Youth Workers - SSYW" will involve 32 youth workers and representatives of NGOs from 9 program countries (United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Spain, Turkey).

Our objectives are: 

1. Make participants familiar with the current concept of soft skills, different groups of soft skills, and their importance in personal and career development.
2. To give to the participants the platform to further the problems with the soft skills they face personally and in their work.
3. Develop and improve the next groups of soft skills at the participants: 

Personal and interpersonal skills; 
Communication skills; 
Presentation skills; 
Creative thinking;
Leadership skills.

4. To give to the participants the space to share their experience and best practice on development and improvement of soft skills.
5. To improve participants’ professional competencies, to increase their motivation and satisfaction in work.
6. Improve the quality and efficiency of participants’ work for the benefit of the participants themselves, their organizations and the target groups of young people, while applying developed/improved soft skills.
7. To improve the soft skills of young people the participants work applying developed/improved soft skills and developing more activities on soft skills for young people.
8. To improve the quality of youth work in general.
9. To inspire the participants to promote soft skills development among their colleagues, youth target groups and other youth NGOs.

During the training, non-formal education methods will be used, a heterogeneous group of participants will have the chance to learn from each other. The course will include role-plays, case studies, group work, visual presentations, collages, simulation games, and outdoor activities that will be implemented with participants.

During the project, participants will find a chance to improve their knowledge & skills on the subject.

The language of the course is gonna be English and courses will be based on non-formal education methods such as group works, simulations so the learning will be based on the motivation of each participant.

Venue: London, UK

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/8690

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This Training Course is

for 32 participants

from Bulgaria, Estonia, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

Worldview Impact Foundation (Youth NGO)

Worldview Impact Foundation is a non-profit international organization with a mission to making an impact at the grassroots to create positive changes. It is working on mitigating climate change by creating sustainable livelihoods for the poor while reducing poverty to improve living conditions in the developing world. Its objective is to create an enabling environment for local people to actively participate in an array of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects such as carbon sequestration through reforestation and afforestation projects in both terrestrial and marine fragile ecosystems. The organization promotes and supports the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. It provides capacity building and training for young people in the developing countries for employment generation. It generates awareness and supports initiatives that address the health implications of global climate change. It creates awareness and provides support to initiatives that address the nexus of poverty and the environment. Finally, it provides a forum for young people and social entrepreneurs in the developing world to connect with their peers in the developed world and engage in global life-changing projects.

Contact for questions:

Kaan Cengiz

E-Mail:

Phone: +447826541584‬

Costs

Participation fee

40 Euros.

Accommodation and food

%100 accommodation food and program materials are covered as well as the organization.

Travel reimbursement

%100 traveling costs (only most economical are covered, up to the maximum limits per person per country, is shown below.

Bulgaria360€

Estonia275€

Italy360€

Lithuania275€

Poland275€

Spain360€

Turkey360€

Portugal275€

United Kingdom0€

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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