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The Incubator - LESS work for MORE impact

Training Course

26-29 September 2017 | Denmark

This training course aims to support different stakeholders in the youth field to identify, understand and design which concrete action is the best tool towards the desired local social change/transformation (based upon the assessed needs).
Objectives -Understanding the place of an Erasmus+ Youth in Action activity as a tool within a long term educational process. -Designing a strategical educational process, starting from the assessed needs towards the desired impacts. -Understanding the support function of Erasmus+ Youth in Action in educational processes with young people. -Working towards enhancing the impact on individual/organisational/community level. - A better understanding of the ‘how and why’ of need analysis and impact. Participants: profile, number This short training course aims to reach youth workers (professional and volunteer), youth leaders and decision makers in the field of youth, with a solid intention of using (amongst others) Erasmus+: Youth in Action as a tool within a long term strategy to promote empowerment possibilities on individual, organisational and community level. (It is possible for two people from the same organisation with different status to apply (e.g. youth worker and decision maker / board member) in order to enhance and support the implementation of the strategy back home. But applicants have to justify this in their application) Flow of the training process 1/ Identified needs: Projects under Erasmus+: Youth in Action are not always derive from real needs of the local community. Needs assessment is often made by the person in charge of the project, without involving target groups, peers, board members or other stakeholders of the local community. The impact of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action projects are often limited and not monitored in a long-term perspective. Erasmus+: Youth in Action projects are often additional/extra work and is not directly connected with educational aim and objectives of the beneficiaries. 2/ Expected impacts: Participants will use Erasmus+: Youth in Action as a toolbox that contributes to the educational objectives of their organisation and their daily work. Erasmus+: Youth in Action projects are not the final product, but is/can be part of a local kick off of changes and new projects. Participants will design projects coming from identified needs in their local community, and focus on long term impact (individual/organisational/community level)

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Training overview


This activity has already happened!

This Training Course is

for 25-50 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers

Working language(s):



Agency for Science and Higher Education (The Danish National Agency) (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Melissa Kousgaard


Phone: + 45 72 31 89 00

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, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. 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 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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