This is a reference for Sophie Breuker

Life Love Youthpass

The training activity took place
in New Market on Fergus, Ireland
organised by Fishbowl Youth
25 - 30 May 2014

Aims & objectives

Aims & objectives

Enhancing the quality of the Youthpass process within the EVS experience.

- To understand the concept of EVS as an educational programme and to discover the philosophy behind Youthpass.
- To explore the dimension of learning within EVS project and to connect it with non formal/informal and self-directed learning
- To develop competences on facilitating the learning process and on the self-assessment of learning outcomes in EVS
- To develop competences on the implementation of the Youthpass as a process, learning how to use it as tool for learning recognition
- To provide a clear understanding of the key competence within Youthpass and ability to facilitate recognition of these competences.
- To reflect on the role of the Youthpass support person regarding the learning of the EVS volunteer

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

Profile of the participants:
EVS mentors, coordinator and all the people involved in the learning process of EVS

Countries involved: Spain, Ireland, UK, Poland, Germany, France and Hungary

Training methods used & main activities

The training we will use experiential and interactive non-formal methods

Outcomes of the activity

As a results of the training, the participant’s organisations have gained professional development of their staff in the role of a mentor: participants are now able to coordinate and/or support EVS projects with higher quality regarding the learning impact on the EVS volunteers and learning outcomes analysis in the format of the Youthpass process. Their learning will be carried on within this role.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

There was a total of three full time trainers, one from Italy, Spain and myself from Ireland.

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

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