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Every year, European Youth For Understanding (YFU) organisations host exchange participants in over 1000 volunteer host families who are a main target group for YFU to increase tolerance and intercultural understanding. Today, most host families are identified through networking with the parents of the exchange students who are sent abroad from each country. Whilst YFU has many programmes to give ...
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The long-term youth exchanges organised by national Youth For Understanding (YFU) organisations are made possible by networks of young volunteers who prepare and support the exchanges. It is part of both the mission and values of the organisation of YFU organisations to promote active citizenship by reaching out to young people and involving them in volunteer work. However, reaching out proves to ...
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F!rst

Start date: Feb 1, 2013,

In Europe, each year over 2,500 teenagers participate in yearlong youth exchanges organised by YFU. Their experience abroad, integrating into a new family and school, making new friends and learning a new language, is a profound one where they are challenged to develop intercultural competences. Dedicated volunteers and youth workers shape this experience. The ‘F!rst’ training course will bring to ...
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Approaching education

Start date: Nov 1, 2012,

A holistic approach to educationThe mission of YFU organisations worldwide is to foster intercultural learning through long term youth exchanges. In Europe, each year over 2,500 teenagers participate in yearlong youth exchanges organised by YFU. Their experience abroad, integrating into a new family and school, making new friends and learning a new language, is a profound one where they are challe ...
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Get ready!

Start date: Dec 1, 2011,

Annually, 2500 European youth prepare to go abroad on a long-term school exchanges organised by YFU and one of the most important steps before this is to take part in a Pre-Departure Orientation that helps students prepare for the intercultural experience that they will take part in during the coming year. While pre-departure orientations are a basic part of YFU youth mobility programmes, their co ...
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Open Networking and Synergy Meeting

Start date: Dec 1, 2010,

... he outcomes of several consultations and work on organisational priorities, it has become clear that EEE-YFU should become a greater facilitator of horizontal co-operation between its European member youth organisations, specifically in the form of projects. At the same time YFU is faced with the challenge of integrating new social networking and web 2.0 technologies into its field of work. So, du ...
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As boarders within Europe turn from barriers to opportunities and as intercultural competences become a necessity both within communities and at the workplace, the youth of. Europe are also becoming more mobile. They are not just going on holidays, they are increasingly becoming participants of long term youth exchanges. And yet, these youth are faced with the challenge of the inevitable return to ...
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