Léargas is a not-for-profit organisation that operates under the aegis of the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Léargas manages European, national and international exchange and cooperation programmes in education, training and youth and community work and has been managing such programmes for over 30 years.
Léargas currently has 40 staff based in our Dublin office. Our staff come from Ireland, Poland, France, Croatia, Denmark and Spain and have wide-ranging experience in education, training, community, youth and development work; and in IT and finance.
The National Centre for Guidance in Education operates under the aegis of Léargas.
We're busy researching and working with our European colleagues to plan training opportunities for the Youth sector in 2018/19. We need your insight to inform this process so that the training opportunities offered will respond to your needs. We want to hear what kinds of themes are emerging from your work with young people? What kinds of methodologies/tools would you like to develop to enhance your practice? Do you know how to find partners? What kind of training would support your capacity to develop Erasmus+ opportunities in the Youth sector?
Please take 10-15 minutes of your time to respond to our survey. Your insight and input will play an invaluable role in shaping Youth training opportunities over the next couple of years.
Do you work with young people? Check out 'SOAP III' taking place in Luxembourg in July! This training course explores the power of sport and outdoor education in youth work and the possibilities they bring to young people in terms of education and social inclusion. Apply by 29 May here: http://bit.ly/2rY2RN8
Volunteer Engagement Worker Grainne O`Neill discusses Volunteering for the Future, a European project to reflect the "huge potential for lifelong learning" for people returning from volunteering abroad. Comhlámh
Léargas shared Cavan Institute's post.Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 1:20am
Best wishes to Jason McNally, Kevin J Traynor and Jason Reilly on their Erasmus+ placement in Valencia, Spain. Jason, Kevin and Jason are Motor Vehicle Maintenance students in Cavan Institute. If you'd like your vocational education and training students to benefit from European placements find out more at: http://www.leargas.ie/programmes/erasmusplus/vet/about/