The project aims at establishing concrete resources for increasing the social impact of youth work on the international platform, supporting institutions and experts working in this field with quality management and innovative methods and for sustainable studies in the field.

Aims and Objectives

To develop a scientific approach to intercultural communication and understanding

including general findings on the skills needed by young people and youth workers in particular, and the development of guidelines for training. At the same time, transnational information on good practice will be collected, in order to integrate different cultural, generational and gender aspects in this field.

A train-the-trainer handbook

A train-the-trainer handbook providing information on how to develop the competences needed to be able to encourage and motivate young people in exploring diversity as important value and foster their intercultural understanding and skills in communication and conflict resolution;

Videos

The videos will offer a special possibility for training institutions involving blended learning concepts in their curricula. They target youth workers and shall provide them a possibility to include this approach to their repertoire by self-learning;

A learning platform for Youth workers

A distance learning platform for Youth workers to promote the learning outputs and tools to a broader audience, especially to targets living in communities apart for which f2f trainings might not be that easily accessible.

Results

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IO1

Comparative research and assessment of current needs, study report on youth work.

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IO2

Designing training modules in youth work and piloting.

IO3

Training videos for blended learning implementation.

IO4

Designing a distance education programme and LEVEL5 programme in the field of youth work.

IO5

Guidelines for inclusion of the methodology in settings for youth.

EVENTS

Short-term joint staff training events (in Palermo, Innsbruck and Malaga): from each country 5 youth workers (90 youth workers in total).