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The Power of Non Formal Education

Training Course

28 May - 2 June 2024 | Leusden, Netherlands

Improving the impact of Non Formal Education (NFE), principles and methods in creating empowerment opportunities for young people as real actors of the society (from local to Europe).

The Power of Non Formal Education is an adventurous, challenging and exciting training course based on pro-active participation of the participants. Together we work on different aspects and quality elements of non formal education.

We are looking for youth workers, youth leaders and other actors in the youth field, that work directly with young people. The TC is for those who already have experience with Erasmus+ Youth and newcomers to the Programme.

* To stimulate the participants to feel and reflect about the power of NFE by experiencing different kind of methods used in non formal education
* To analyse the role and perception of NFE in our different countries within a common Europe
* To understand how methods can be used within NFE to promote cultural diversity and  intercultural learning (ICL)
* To fight against the growing consuming approaches towards young people in the non formal educational field and to work on their real active participation
* To explore meanings, roles and complementarities of different educational approaches (formal, non formal, informal)
* To reconsider daily youth work practices
* To understand the principles of NFE within Erasmus+ and its effects on elements as programme building etc.

This TC can also provide:
* An opportunity to meet possible partner groups and to make contacts in other countries.
leaders, youth workers, local authorities…).


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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 14 April 2024.

Date of selection: 28 April 2024

Training overview


This Training Course is

for 32 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders

Working language(s):



Erasmus+ Jeugd (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Mireille Unger


Phone: 0031 30 2306508


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 to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food

The hosting NA (NL) of this offer will organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation and food during the TC.

You will share a room with another participant of the same gender.  The TC will take place at https://ISVW.nl


Travel reimbursement

Please contact your NA in order to know whether they would support your travel costs. If yes, after being selected, get in touch with your NA again to learn more about the overall procedure 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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