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NA Staff training about the European Solidarity Corps

The training activity took place
in Bonn
organised by German NA in cooperation with EC DG EAC

Aims & objectives


1) to create a space for the start of the development and discussion of a common understanding of
a. the Mission and Vision of ESC
b. implementation of ESC next to Erasmus+

2) to (re)establish a positive and supporting community of ESC officers

This means:

1. A commonly understood vision and mission
a. on solidarity
b. and the European Solidarity Corps in general.

2. To get clarity and common understanding about ESC information and implementation

3. … on which to build a positive, happy, inspired ESC community among the colleagues and the EC

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

• co-trainer: Alenka Oblak
• Report coordinator: Evi Koutsospirou

Other members of the prep-team:
• Andrej Troha, Salto-SEE
• Roberta Cotar, Slovenian NA
• Lian Verberckt, Belgian-Flanders NA
• Vanessa Rötzel, German NA
• Heike Zimmerman, German NA
• Karin Schultz, German NA
• Andrei Popescu, European Commission DG EAC

Training methods used & main activities

variation of non formal learning methods

Outcomes of the activity

an online evaluation was made and results are analysed.

a report for the NA's and the DG EAC with the outcomes of all discussions, recommendations and to-do's

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

• preparation of the event (face-to-face prepmeeting in Bonn and Brussels, 3 online prepmeetings)
• preparation & facilitation of the sessions
• evaluation of the sessions and the whole event as such
• contributing to the report

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

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