Capacity Building in the field of youth – Eastern Partnership – Civil Society Fellowships for youth

NAME: International Youth Studies: Curricula, Distance learning course and open educational materials

Project Summary This project is developed by Federation of Youth Clubs of Armenia and its partners. The project will ameliorate the recognition of youth work and non-formal education through development of certified “International youth studies” curricula (and organizing a distance-learning course for youth workers) and open educational materials for European Higher Education Institutions. Activity details, outcomes and products

1. Conference Yerevan Armenia Host Organization: Federation of Youth Clubs of Armenia The Conference aims to compare non-formal youth work and formal youth studies taking into account different approaches, bringing together youth and university teachers, researchers and practical youth workers, decision makers, leaders of youth clubs. 2. Mobility of youth workers Training Course Georgia Hosting Orgaization: Umbrella The training course will enlarge partners' skills with giving certain frameworks how to work with young people on local, national and international levels, what is the quality in youth work and what is recognition of non-formal education? 3. Youth Exchange Czech Republic Hosting organization: GEMS By implementing this youth exchange the young people will develop and practice methods and exercises to run non-formal learning activities on local and/or national level. The first youth exchange will answer the question – Why to promote the youth work. 4. Youth Exchange, Ukraine Hosting Organization: Liberty Forum The second youth exchange will answer the question – How to promote the youth work. The practical outcomes of these youth exchanges will be used for the further development of educational materials and the final version of the International youth studies curricula. 5. Evaluation Meeting Brussels, Belgium Host Organization: European Confederation of Youth Clubs

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