Training course: Participation out of office

Location: Slovak Republic

Dates: 5-9 December 2018

Number of participants: 25 participants

Participating countries: Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries 

Organizer: IUVENTA- Slovak Youth Institute, Slovak NA E+

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 7 November 2018

Date Of Selection: 14 November  2018

Inquiries about this training course: Lenka Babicová at


Participation fee

This project is financed by the participating NAs of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action 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 organise the accommodation and covers the costs for accommodation 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.

Participation out of office

The aim of the TC is inform about Structured Dialogue (SD) and what can be achieved through KA3 projects in practice, exchange of good practice, and while developing a common strategy on the implementation of the SD at national, regional and local level.

The training course “Participation out of office” is a 5 full days training course, where participants will experience an intense learning process that will develop their competences to better understand the concept of youth participation and use it in their work with young people, while gaining new tools and methods for working together with public authorities.

Specific objectives:

– To give strong impression of knowledge, what participation means and different kind of youth active participation.

– To prepare participants for creating and implementing their own Key Action 3 project.

– To increase the importance of the Structured Dialogue as a tool for youth participation.

The TC offers to obtain international learning experience for youth workers, youth leaders and representants of municipalities responsible for youth policy/youth field and allows them to develop their competencies in the introduction and applying of new methods and forms of active participation of young people at local, national and international levels within the Structured dialogue projects of the programme Erasmus+ Youth in action. At the same time they will improve the quality in planning, implementing and evaluating a project under KA3 (support to Policy Reform) within Erasmus+ Youth in Action programme.

Participants will have an opportunity to evaluate how can a national and international project of Structured dialogue contribute to solving their local issues.

The training course is aimed for participants who:

– are youth workers, youth leaders, representants of municipalities responsible for youth policy/youth field; representatives of youth parliaments, youth councils, unsuccessful KA3 applicants;

– who want to develop international youth participation project;

– are able to communicate and work in English;

– are over 18 years old.