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Erasmus+ Mastery

The training activity took place
in Tbilisi, Georgia
organised by ProActive Group Georgia

Aims & objectives

TC “Erasmus+ Mastery”: empowered youth workers, (facilitators, coordinators, managers, members of NGO’s, etc.) from 9 different countries and equip them with quality project proposal writing and management skills to take actions and develop initiatives by themselves at local and international level. To achieve desirable goals, we have developed following objectives:
- To explore the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme with a special focus on quality activities and international cooperation;
- To understand the role of the Erasmus+/YiA Programme within a long term local strategy;
- To develop participant’s competences in planning Non Formal Education and Intercultural Learning processes;
- To empower participants with quality project writing and management skills to take actions and develop initiatives by themselves at local and international level.
- To develop key competences of skillful project writer, managers, coordinators by means of sharing knowledge and best practices, tips and tricks for filling Erasmus+ application.

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

The Training Course “Erasmus+ Mastery” gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia 29 representatives of youth organizations: youth workers, young leaders, project managers from 9 countries: Germany, Poland, Georgia, Armenia, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria and Croatia.

Training methods used & main activities

The training course based on the principles of non-formal learning and the main education methods used: getting started with energizers, brainstorming sessions, active discussion and experience sharing, work in small groups and interactive presentations of the work results, role-plays and etc. Training course took place in Tbilisi/Georgia and most of the activities done there. We had a team reflections in different ways after sessions in the evening and final evaluation.

Outcomes of the activity

This project created space for sharing practices, learning from each others experience, participants get to know more about best practices related to projects implemented by partner promoter organizations and their voluntary activities on local and international level.
They got familiar with Erasmus+ funding opportunities and different methods, tools to adopt in their daily work while planning or preparing new local or international proposals in the field of youth.
The project also influenced the creation of partnership networks for the partners’ future cooperation.
- Participants Developed skills, knowledge and the right attitudes allowing participants to prepare meaningful project proposal and implement high quality project in the future accordingly;
- Improved confidence while developing youth project ideas to undertake local/regional/national and international projects;
- Greater awareness developed as to the issues that may arise when managing a project (e.g. Importance of having a dedicated team with well-defined tasks, importance of planning each step before jumping into work, problems/conflicts and resolving them, etc.)
Moreover, partner organizations benefited from:
*Having their staff members and coordinators trained
*New ideas and examples of best practices in quality project management brought to the organisations and work at the local level
*Stronger international partnerships developed between EU & Partner countries.
All the outcomes are inline with Erasmus+ key objectives, building more inclusive European society with equal opportunities for youth empowerment and development.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I worked at this training course for 7 days as a full time trainer. Prepared, Designed and Delivered the Erasmus+ TC program.

I worked on this training for 7 days as a full time trainer.

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