Training course: Empower You(th)!

Location: Villa Olanda, Luserna San Giovanni (TO), Italy

Dates: 16-17 November 2017

Number of participants: 21

Participating countries: Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme countries

Organizer: Diaconia Valdese

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Deadline to apply: 26 October 2017

Inquiries about this training course: Laura D’Apote:

Costs: Food and accommodation are funded by the project.
Travel reimbursement, only for foreign participants: 200 euros each participant (if needed, we can discuss raising the reimbursement budget after knowing the final travel expenses of all participants).

Empower You(th)!

Training organized by Diaconia Valdese within the Erasmus+KA2 project “Empower You(th)!” by Eurodiaconia. To promote&develop high quality youth work by equipping youth workers with methodological and practical tools to respond to current social challenges.


The Regional Workshops aims at providing comprehensive training for youth workers reaching from relevant background information on (1) societal challenges for their work with young people in their national/regional context, to (2) skills and methods that can be applied in their specific field of work, as well as on (3) the development of core competences needed for successful youth work.


WHEN: 16-17 November 2017
WHERE: Villa Olanda, Luserna San Giovanni (TO), Italy
WHO: 21 youth workers from Italy (11 participants) and from abroad (10 participants). Each participant represents a different organization.
It is open to all European ONG (each can bring 1 youth worker) that are not already partners of the KA2 project (meaning: all except for Diakonie Kosova-Kosovo, Västerås stift-Sweden, Slezska Diakonie-Czech Republic, Stiftelsen Kirkens Bymisjon Oslo-Norway).


The Regional Workshop foresee the active participation of the youth workers of Diaconia Valdese that have already attended the training of Empower You(th) project.
Innovative methods shall be built around the four core topics, but with a focus on each regional needs:
• Multicultural societies
• Youth Employment & Social Inclusion
• European Identity
• Digitalisation
We also ask the participants to bring an example of a project/activity with the youngsters on the four topics, and to present it during a specific session of local and international mapping of youth projects. If you are willing to share, please let us know.


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