Capacity Building for Youth Workers to bring touri..
Capacity Building for Youth Workers to bring tourism bridges between Africa and Europe
Start date: Mar 1, 2015,
End date: Oct 31, 2016
The TBridges project is aiming to promote the cooperation between Europe and Africa in the field of youth and explore the potential of youth work in order to increase the employability of the young people in the field of tourism which is one of the most promising industries both in Europe and in Africa. In order to promote this objective, TBridges is going to organise 1 transnational seminar, 2 capacity building training courses and 1 e-learning course in order to train the youth workers from the Partner Countries in the organisation of non formal and informal learning activities for the development of the skills of young people related to tourism and the development of the entrepreneurial spirit of the young people related with the industry. It is expected that 138 youth workers from all the partner countries are going to be involved in the activities of the project both through the participation in the transnational training events and through their participation in the e-learning course that the project is going to develop. The main emphasis is going to be given to the youth workers from the Partner Countries (Cape Verde and Ghana). 50 youth workers are going to participate from each of the Partner Countries (30 youth workers through the participation in the transnational training events and 20 youth workers through the participation in the e-learning course). These youth workers are then going to implement practically the knowledge obtained through their participation in the training events with their activities with the young people. It is expected that at least 300 young people are going to benefit indirectly from the activities of the project through their youth workers. The project, in order to achieve its objectives, is going to involve also significant multipliers and stakeholders from the tourism sector. The consortium of the project is multi-actor, it has a great experience in the field and it has complementary competencies. It is constituted from 6 partners from 5 countries (Greece, Spain, Romania, Cape Verde and Ghana). The partners from the Partner Countries (Cape Verde and Ghana) are youth organisations that are willing to build their capacity to support youth exchanges and also to support the youth in their local community. The European partners include organisations experts in entrepreneurial related training, experts in youth exchanges, experts in e-learning courses and experts in the field of tourism. The transnational seminar is going to be organised in Greece and the two capacity building training courses are going to be organised in Ghana and Cape Verde. The last training course in Ghana is going to be combined with a final conference. The organisation of an e-learning course will increase significantly both the time that a youth worker could dedicate in the training course and the number of people that will be able to attend the course.
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