Did you know that Erasmus+ can fund you to take part in training events that help you prepare, apply for and run Youth in Action projects? These events are managed by an organisation called SALTO. Each year Léargas chooses a number of particularly relevant training events that people working in the Irish youth sector can be funded to attend.
To apply to go to a training event, click on the SALTO link after the listing. You will need a SALTO account to see the details. If you don’t have one, follow the on-screen instructions to set one up. Léargas will then get in touch with you to let you know if your application has been successful.
If you’ve any questions, contact Carmel Walsh on our Client Services Team.
Here are the upcoming training events for the youth sector only. Check here for TCA opportunities in other sectors.
Aim: Real Deal offers newcomers (and slightly experienced) participants an opportunity to find partners to youth exchanges. The activity also supports the creation of initial project ideas and advises in programme planning.
Target Group: The partner building activity is open for voluntary and professional youth workers, working directly with young people, and plan to organise a youth exchange within the frame of the Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme.
Aim: The contact-making seminar is a space to learn about the realities of practices and challenges, and in response develop supports to increase the participation of the LGBTI+ community in Erasmus+ through partnership building.
Target group: youth workers working directly with LGBTI+ young people.
Aims: to contribute to the development of digital youth work in Europe by encouraging and helping youth organisations innovate their youth work services and add a digital dimension to them. InnoCamp is based on the Innobox toolkit developed by Verke and provides a structured approach and support for (re)developing operations and creating something new.
Target group: Youth workers and youth work practitioners who are:
Aims: The seminar will focus on intercultural competence, non-formal learning and international co-operation in youth work and higher education. The objective is to introduce non-formal education and international cooperation into higher education and to develop intercultural competence of future youth workers and teachers to improve the quality of youth work.
Target group: Trainers, university lecturers and students involved in the national project activities (of the “Among Others” project);Staff of higher education institutions and other providers of youth work education and training
Aim: Sport plays an important role in our societies. It can be a very powerful tool for education and fighting discrimination when working with young. This TCA will explore the different possibilities of Sport as a tool for education and inclusion.
Target group: Youth workers, youth work educators, experts on the digital dimension of youth work and competence models, as well as other stakeholders.
For more information, contact Carmel
Deadline for applications: 14 March
To apply: Sports as a tool for education and fighting discrimination
Aim: By using non-formal learning methods, this TCA will contribute to a better understanding of youth participation, the supporting role of the youth worker, and the many layers youth participation offers in the development of a sustainable democratic society.
Target group: Youth workers and young leaders over 18 years old involved in youth participation work and/or interested in the topics of human (and children’s) rights, active citizenship, community development, democracy and policy making.
Aim: Give participants an introduction to the topics of civic education. The training will give the space to get ideas and to develop concepts on how to bring the topic into your daily work with young people and to integrate it into youth exchanges.
Target group: youth workers interested in the topic of civic education. Previous experiences in this area are not necessary. You should have experience in the organisation of youth exchanges.
Aim: To equip participants with non-formal learning tools to foster inclusion within their work with young people with fewer opportunities.
Target group: Youth workers, youth leaders, youth project managers, volunteering mentors, youth coaches. This event is for both newcomers and experienced organisations who wish to expand their knowledge on inclusion and diversity and approach it more strategically in developing international and inclusive projects.
Aim: Youth work in schools – a dream to come true or already advanced profession? During this study visit we will explore a phenomenon called youth work in schools by getting familiar with the best practices.
Target group: Youth workers willing to enhance their competencies in the field of youth work in schools.
Aim: This training activity focuses on stimulating participants to feel and reflect about the power of non-formal education (NFE) by experimenting with different kind of non-formal educational methods.
Target group: Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers, Teachers
Aim: youth workers learn, practice and apply methods for inclusion, participation, creativity and sustainability in their work with youth, including NEETs and young people with fewer opportunities.
Target group: youth workers