Open call: Power to you(th) online training for youth workers

19 January 2022

If you are a youth worker interested in learning how to support youth-led activities and boost #youthparticipation join the online course Power to you(the)!

The programme runs from 7 March – 12 May, there will be self-managed individual tasks in between the live moments when participation is mandatory.

The general aim of Power to You(th) is to boost and expand the capacity of youth workers and youth leaders to support the empowerment of young people with fewer opportunities and to increase inclusive youth-led participation within their organisation on a long term basis by implementing the new Erasmus+ Youth/European Solidarity Corps projects.

The objectives of the online training course are:

  • To explore the concept of empowerment, its potential and relevance and the link between empowerment and inclusive youth-led participation
  •  To reflect on the role of youth workers/youth leaders and the organisations for empowerment of young people with fewer opportunities.
  •  To discover the value of the Erasmus+ Youth Programme/ European Solidarity Corps projects as a tool  for youth empowerment and inclusive youth-led participation.
  •  To experience, explore and share inspirational tools, methods and good practices on empowerment  which can be transferred to working reality (both face-to-face and online/digital activities).

The online training programme is composed of the following learning journey framework:

  • Phase 1: Introduction phase: get to know each other, introduce the training frame, a first introduction of Empowerment

Monday 7 March (10:30 – 13:00 CET)

Wednesday , 9 March (10:30 – 13:00 CET)

  • Phase 2: Exploration phase – further into Empowerment and how we can promote this within our work

Thursday 31 March (10:30 – 13:00 CET)

Friday 1 April (10:30 – 13:00 CET)

Saturday 2 April (10:30 – 13:00 CET)

  • Phase 3: Local implementation phase: self-managed phase
  • Phase 4: Impact of Empowerment activities & Closing programme-  evaluate, look back & forward.

Thursday 12 May 2022 (10:30-13:00 CET)