Training Course: External Evaluators Training

Location: Malta

Dates: 13-15 May 2019

Participating countries: Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

Organizer: EUPA (National Agency)

Deadline to apply: 29 March 2019

Date of selection: 10 April 2019

Application Form: Click here.

Inquiries about this training course: David Pace @ 



Participation fee:

This project is financed by the participating NAs of the European Solidarity Corps Programme. The participation fee varies from country to country. Please contact your NA to learn more about the participation fee for participants from your country.

Accommodation and food:

The hosting National Agency of this offer will organize the accommodation and covers the costs for acco-mmodation and food.

Travel reimbursement:

Your sending National Agency will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA to learn more about how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

External Evaluators Training

The aim of this NET Activity is to increase the competences of external evaluators of European Solidarity Corps
projects with the aim of enhancing the assessment & the quality level of the applications submitted under the
Solidarity Corps programme.

What is the aim of the Activity?

The main aim of the course is to facilitate the competences of the Evaluators when it comes to the assessment of applications under the New European Solidarity Corps programme. The Training aims to address certain key issues such as the differences to be found between the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Programmes.


How these differences affect the evaluation of the respective applications?

Evaluators will also get the opportunity to express any issues that they have come across in their past experience in order for them to be addressed.

What are the specific objectives of the Activity?

Developing a common baseline/understanding for evaluating Corps applications based on the award criteria of EC. Exchange of challenges/problems faced so far by the evaluators during their work. External evaluators’ needs that should be communicated to the NAS in order for the NAs to facilitate their work.Space for networking among the trainers so that they can communicate with each other for an exchange of opinion when faced with a situation during the evaluation of Corps’ applications.

Understanding the funding rules: What costs are eligible?

Understanding the meaning of Solidarity Projects and participants’ involvement how do they differ from youth exchanges or normal volunteering projects. Understanding the role and position of the coach described in the Programme Guide. Identifying the impact on the participant, community and the EU. Understanding the differences between programmes.

Who are the target groups of the Activity?

We are looking for External Evaluators for European Solidarity Corps Projects who are interested in developing their skills and knowledge when it comes to the process of assessing applications under the European Solidarity Corps


Number of Participants:

This Activity will cater for 20 participants.