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Training Course

17-23 January 2016 | Bulgaria

A training course empowering youth workers and fostering cross-sectoral cooperation
This is a training course for all those implementing youth work in different settings- in youth clubs, youth, social or community centres, schools or other institutions, who would like to exchange best practices, learn more about the competences developed and the recognition tools in the field of non-formal education and start cross-sectoral cooperation for future improvement of the youth work they do. Target group: - youth workers or youth leaders directly involved in youth work; - social workers offering services to young people; - teachers( at secondary/high schools or vocational schools) interested in cross-sectoral cooperation and adding value to their extracurricular activities for youth; Aim: Complying with the new Erasmus+ holistic approach the main aim of this training course is to raise awareness of the diversity of youth work across Europe, foster better recognition of non-formal education and cross-sectoral cooperation. Objectives: The training course aims at: - mapping the reality of youth work in the participating countries; - providing a safe space to examine the challenges of working with/for young people in different settings; - discussing the competences developed in youth work and their added value for the youth worker’s personal and professional development; - exploring the existing recognition tools for NFE and their added value in youth work; - offering the opportunity to share experience, ideas, tools and methods for better and improved youth work; - inspiring more cross-sectoral and holistic approach in youth work; - presenting the new opportunities of Erasmus+ programme; - empowering youth workers so that they can later on empower the young people they work with in whatever context;

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 25 participants

from Austria, Belgium - DE, Belgium - FL, Belgium - FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Türkiye, United Kingdom

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders

Working language(s):



HRDC Bulgarian (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Lilia Topalova-Martinez


Phone: +359 2 9155095

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. (Note for sending NAs: This activity is financed by TCA 2015)

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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