Training Course: Present Learner, Future Leader

Location: Hollókő, Hungary

Dates: 26 April – 2 May 2019

Number of participants: 24

Participating countries: Estonia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Turkey, United Kingdom

Organizer: Tudatos Ifjúságért Alapítvány/Foundation for Youth Awareness (Youth NGO)

Apply here: Application form

Deadline to apply: 17 March 2019

Date Of Selection: 24 March 2019

Inquiries about this training course: Zita Szalai at:


Participation fee

A participation fee of €50 per participant is expected to be paid as contribution.

Accommodation and food

Accomodation, food and programme costs are fully covered by the organisers.

Travel reimbursement

Travel costs are determined by standards set strictly by Erasmus+ Programme.

The maximum possible travel contribution for each person is 275 Euro.

Travel costs for Hungarian participants is fully covered.


Present learner, future leader training course is focusing on developing the skills and competences of youth workers to empower them to take up leadership positions and to equip them with tools to lead a youth organisation.
Present learner – Future leader is a training course focusing on the development of skills and competences of youth workers in organisational management. The main aim of the training course is to develop the competences of youth workers to engage and empower them to take up leadership positions and to equip them with tools to lead a youth organisation.

The training course is build up on the idea of understanding and applying organizational management techniques such as planning and organizing, leadership skills development, people, time and budget management. During the training course youth worker will develop their skills and competences in such important topics as assertive communication, effective team-work and strategic planning while understanding the importance of youth work and the role they play in the development of their communities.

With this training course we seek to improve the level of key competences and skills of youth workers, such as sense of initiative and entrepreneurship and multilingualism, in order to improve the quality of their work and the activities they organise, and to reach further into the European dimension of their youth work.

Taking under consideration the needs of the organizations involved the content of this training course will be based on the following objectives:
– To identify the role of youth work in our societies and to understand the importance of youth workers
– To provide participants with different tools to acquire knowledge and to develop skills and competencies in organizational management
– To introduce effective communication, leadership and team-work techniques
– To develop competences to implement tools, non-formal and informal educational methods of decision making and strategic thinking
– To provide space for participants for discussion and sharing best practices and to develop their leadership skills and competences
– To improve knowledge about Erasmus+ Programme as a tool for enhancing the international dimension of youth work through capacity building activities

At the end of the training course, our participants will be motivated to participate more actively in the lives of their organisations, develop more projects with and for young people and will be better equipped to provide a higher quality of youth work delivery due to their experience, skills and knowledge.

During the activities of the training course we will use different kinds of non-formal and informal educational methods, such as small and large group work, individual time for reflection, simulation and situation activities, role plays, energizers, case studies, interactive presentations etc. We can offer a wide range of methods to the participants including indoor and outdoor training elements.

The venue place of the project is Hollókő, Hungary. It is an 8-day long training course with 24 participants and 4 trainers/facilitators/experts/logistic assistants from the following countries: Hungary, United Kingdom, Italy, Estonia, Latvia and Turkey.