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Value the Difference #10: Intercultural Competence

Training Course

6-10 November 2013 | Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This course will allow participants to reflect, explore and learn more about the field of Cultural Diversity in youth work, begin to understand the qualities needed by young people to live in pluralistic Europe, and how to encourage these qualities.
Am I the right person for this course? Participants should... • be 18 years old or older • work directly with young people on daily basis • work with / interested in working with young people on the topic of Intercultural Competency • want to reflect and share experiences on working practices with diverse youth groups • have an interest in and be motivated to work on the topic of cultural diversity in the youth field • feel confident to express themselves in English about these topics • be interested in Youth in Action programme as a tool for working with young people • be committed to attend the full duration of the course Is this training course something that would interest you? The objectives of this training course are: • To reflect critically about personal and cultural identity • To better understand concepts which related to of the themes/topics of Cultural Diversity (stereotyping, prejudice, inclusion and exclusion etc.) • To gain a greater understanding of cultural diversity in different local and national realities • To develop intercultural skills and competences related to working with topic of diversity • To explore the qualities needed by young people to deal with diversity and intercultural encounters in every day life, and how to encourage these • To explore ways in which participants and young people can generate (foster/create etc) a more tolerant society • To get inspired to carry out future international youth projects through YiA programme and other resource possibilities If you would like to find out more about the Value the Difference module, please see here - https://www.salto-youth.net/rc/cultural-diversity/topics/cultural-diversity-in-youth-projects/activities/

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 25 Participants participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders

Working language(s):



UK National Agency, the British Council (National Agency)


  • SALTO Cultural Diversity (SALTO Resource Centre)

Contact for questions:

UK National Agency


Phone: +44 (0) 207 389 4132

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.


The National Agency of UK will cover the cost for accommodation, subsistence and training. The sending National Agencies will cover the travel costs of their participants. Please see below for their contact details.

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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