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Project Lab E+ I

The training activity took place
in Viana do Castelo, Portugal
organised by Portuguese National Agency
14-18 March 2017

Aims & objectives

Project Lab E+ results from the transnational Strategic Partnership on Inclusion between the national agencies from Belgium (FR), Estonia, Portugal, Romania and Slovenia, with the aim to contribute to the implementation of the Erasmus+ Inclusion and Diversity Strategy in the field of Youth.

Project Lab E+ objectives were:
- To increase participation of young people and organisations from disadvantaged areas in the Erasmus+: Youth in Action programme;
- To encourage and support the strategic use of Erasmus+ as a tool for inclusion & capacity building of organisations;
- To increase the capacity of organisations for international youth work;
- To support establishment of long-term quality partnerships;
- To gather and promote results & good practices on national and transnational level.

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

The team was composed by the 3 facilitators Andrei Popescu (RO), Henk Persyn (SLO) and Sara Serrão (PT), with the support of Angela Santos from the Portuguese NA. The group had 40 participants coming from Slovenia, Estonia, Romania and Portugal, working with youth in disadvantaged areas and new-comers to E+ program.

Training methods used & main activities

The event developed around the needs of the participants, through an open and interactive process based on Non Formal education principles. Activities focused on sharing and learning from one another in an environment based on interaction, discussion and workshops. The facilitators role was to create the right framework and offer the necessary support.

Outcomes of the activity

The activity achieved it objectives and resulted in the creation of 10 project ideas, with international partners and aimed at including youth from the disadvantaged areas. Support materials and project tools were created by trainers and are an outcome of the event.
The event was published on the website of the Portuguese NA

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I have been a full-time trainer during the Project Lab E+ event and have prepared graphic material, such as the Project Lab E+ Booklet.

I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

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