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YOCOMO online course on professional development in international youth work - new modules!

E-learning

28 November - 19 December 2022 | ONLINE, Germany

This is an ongoing online self-direct course for youth workers willing to explore ways to develop their professional competences for international youth work. New modules opening soon. Anyone can join and learn free of charge at any time.

Click on this link to join this course now! https://canvas.instructure.com/enroll/M9J6J4

You will be redirected to Canvas online platform to register for the course. There is no selection process required.

 

Course Objectives:

  • To discover what a competence-based approach is and its applicability in the context of international youth work.
  • To introduce the ETS competence model for youth workers working internationally and to link it to your personal youth work practice.
  • To explore competence self-assessment tools.
  • To reflect and develop youth work professional attitudes and behaviours
  • To discover ways and tools for professional development.

 

Structure of the course

The course is in progress and you are welcomed to join now. Two modules are open to begging with:

Orientation module:

  • Introduction to the course
  • Module 1: A competence-based approach in international youth work
  • Module 2: The ETS Competence Model for Youth Workers to Work Internationally (opened on 21st Nov, 18.00 CET Brussels)
  • Module 3: Tools for competence self-assessment (opened on 21st Nov, 18.00 CET Brussels)

Modules to come:

  • Module 4: Attitudes in youth work (opens on 28th Nov, 18.00 CET Brussels)
  • Module 5: The process of change (opens on 28th Nov, 18.00 CET Brussels)
  • Module 6: Ways to develop attitudes and behaviours (opens on 5th Dec, 18.00 CET Brussels)
  • Module 7: Using the competence model for professional development (opens on 5th Dec, 18.00 CET Brussels)
  • Closing module: Learning and Evaluation (opens on 12th Dec, 18.00 CET Brussels)

Learning in this course is a bit similar to how you are used to learning elsewhere. There is material to read, videos to watch and forums to discuss. Each module is structured into 5-6 sessions offering different interactive learning content online, which is uploaded to the Canvas MOOC hosting platform. Participants learn through animated videos, pre-recorded video interviews and some educational texts.

Each module will require 1-4 hours to complete the activities.

 

Webinars

In this course, you will be able to join four webinars and interactive online sessions on specific themes related to the course content.

Here are the known dates and times for specific webinars:

  • 25th November 2022, 14.00-15.00 CET Brussels time - a webinar on taking a holistic and systemic approach to the ETS competence model. 
  • 1st December 2022, 14.00-15.00 CET Brussels time - a webinar on how to use the ETS competence self-assessment tool.
  • 5th December 2022, 14.00-15.00 CET Brussels time - a webinar on how to talk about the ETS competence model to others: youth workers, and policymakers.

 

Facilitators

Laimonas Ragauskas : Laimonas lives in Vilnius, Lithuania and works as a facilitator in the field of non-formal learning and training for various youth work organisations as well as local and European institutions.

Nerijus Kriauciunas : Nerijus lives in Vilnius, Lithuania and works as a freelancer delivering international training activities in the youth work field at local and European levels.

Snežana Bačlija Knoch : Snežana is an educational consultant in the non-formal education and youth work field at local and European levels, as well as a certified youth worker. 

Disclaimer!

Information about training activities reaches SALTO from the most different directions. SALTO cannot be held responsible for incorrect information or changes in the training activities. However, please inform SALTO, whenever you should come upon incorrect data in the European Training Calender. Always contact the organisers of the training activities themselves for the latest information.

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/10798

This E-learning is

for Open participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Other countries in the world , Partner Countries Neighbouring the EU

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth coaches

Working language(s):

English with the possibility of contributing translations

Organiser:

SALTO Training and Cooperation (SALTO Resource Centre)

Contact for questions:

Gisele Evrard Markovic

E-Mail:

Phone: x

Costs

Participation fee

No requirements, and free of charge.

Accommodation and food

No requirements, and free of charge.

Travel reimbursement

N/A (online)

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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