Open call: Dive into Youth Participation Training Course, Germany

14 June 2023

The training course “Dive into Youth Participation” is an excellent opportunity for youth leaders & youth workers interested in learning more about what quality youth participation means and how it can be embedded in the organisational life or new projects. It will provide a unique insight into the opportunities of the Erasmus+ Key Action 154 “Youth Participation Activities”. The activity will take place in Bonn, Germany, between 23-26 October 2023 (arrival 22 Oct, departure 27 Oct).

The call is open for youth leaders and youth workers who fit the following criteria:

  • Representatives of youth/youth work organisations or informal groups of young people
  • Have experience with youth participation or civic engagement
  • Are interested in developing projects within the Erasmus+ Key Action 154 “Youth Participation Activities” (no prior experience is required)
  • Are interested in developing/improving youth participation practices/projects at any level (local, national, European or international)
  • Are capable of communicating effectively in English
  • Are at least 18 years old.

The four-day programme of activities will consist of:

  • Thematic inputs and exercises on the topic of youth participation and participatory approaches in the youth sector 
  • Thematic sessions exploring the possibilities within the Erasmus+ Key Action 154 “Youth Participation Activities”
  • Opportunities to learn about quality youth participation at different levels and in different contexts, and how to create impact through youth participation projects
  • Spaces to share best practices among participants
  • Spaces to discover new resources and tools for youth participation
  • Spaces to build international partnerships and new cooperations.

Before the activity in Germany, the participants will have a chance to connect and learn about each other during a first initial meeting (mandatory for all selected participants). Please save the date for 26 September 2023 (16:00-18:00 CET). 

The Training Course “Dive into Youth Participation” is part of the Strategic Partnership New Power in Youth, between several Erasmus+ National Agencies in the field of youth and SALTO Resource Centres. The event will be hosted by the German National Agency for Erasmus+ & European Solidarity Corps (JUGEND fur Europa).