Malta UNESCO Youth Association is looking for participants for the below Training Course to be held in the United Kingdom.
Training course D.E.A.L. will be held in the city of Worcester (United Kingdom) from 13 to 19 September 2013 for the duration of 7 days and will gather 30 participants (trainers, support staff, experts) from 14 different countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Montenegro, Italy, Estonia, FYR of Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Poland, Malta, Turkey and the United Kingdom).
Employability is about having the capability to gain initial employment, maintain employment and obtain new employment if required.Inspired by the “Study on the impact of Non-Formal Education in youth organizations on young people’s employability” launched by the European Youth Forum on October 2012.and bearing in mind the increase in unemployment in Europe, - according to statistics from Eurostat (September 2012) 5.520 million young people (under 25) were unemployed in the EU-27- the proposed project offers methods, tools and practices, based on the principles of non-formal education, that people involved with the youth and their employability can use and being inspired by them. The participants will be encouraged to build on the experiences gained from the project and adapt them according to the demanded standards back in their countries.
AIM & OBJECTIVES
The aim of the project is to create a hub for employability and personal development tools, methods and practises to be used by those working with young people (in any capacity, formal, non-formal, vocational, etc.) to support them in pursing diverse career prospects.The aim will be achieved by means of a few objectives described below:
The methodology will be based on the principles of non-formal education such as experiential learning, cooperative learning, shared responsibility to name but a few and will be enriched with practical examples of projects that have brought about change and success in this area.
VENUE AND ACCOMMODATION
Training course will be held in the historical city of Worcester. It’s a small, yet very lively and colourful city that will offer a great venue for both daily activities and evening entertainment. Detailed information related to accommodation and training venue will be provided at a later stage.All food is included during the training course.
The main issues covered by the project relate to young people and their personal development. Nevertheless, the very training activity is aimed at those who see themselves as
potential multipliers of methods learnt and hence wish to act as the facilitators of change. In particular, the course is targeting those working (volunteers and/or employed staff) actively with young people, preferably unemployed, coming from rural or less developed areas. These could be youth workers, youth leaders, trainers, facilitators, etc.
70% of travel costs will be reimbursed
A 10 EUR administration fee to Malta UNESCO Youth Association applies
Ideally applicants that require vacation leave from their employer should try to ensure that this would be given if they are selected, prior to applying.
Fill in the application form in the link below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 27th June, 2013.