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Be Enterprising: Promoting Transnational Youth Initiatives Through Youth Entrepreneurship

The training activity took place
in Viimsi, Estonia
organised by Estonian NA & Shokkin Group
8-13 June 2014

Aims & objectives

Project "Be enterprising: Promoting Transnational Youth Initiatives Through Youth Entrepreneurship" is a 6 day training course for youth workers and youth leaders. The main aim of the project is to promote entrepreneurial attitude, that can be applied and developed by creating transnational youth initiatives. During the training course participants who work directly with young people will learn how to foster entrepreneurial attitude in young people, how to motivate them and help to create and execute transnational youth initiatives by supporting and monitoring them.

- introduce the idea of a transnational youth initiative to a young person;
- help a young person to identify it's interests and present skills that could be used as a starting point of the transnational youth initiative;
- coach a young person during the process of defining needs of further learning/development;
- be able to use a variety of tools to foster creative and enterprising thinking;
- be able to use a variety of tools to raise the level of initiative that a young person is willing to take up;
- have enough information to support and mentor a young person interested in creating and cooperating under transnational youth initiative sub-action;
- understand how Erasmus+ programme tools can be used for further exploration of youth initiative and enterprising attitude.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

25 youth workers from Estonia, Malta, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Italy, Greece.

Training methods used & main activities

mapping own interest matrix; project pith; organization date request; group evaluation; personal evaluation and various other methods were used.

Outcomes of the activity

The training achieved 6 project applications of which 5 are transnational youth initiatives. Also several bonds and partnerships were created during the short training course. Project workbook is being finalized with additional information and soon will be uploaded to SALTO

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

full time trainer

I worked on this training for 4 days as a full time trainer.

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