Start date: Aug 1, 2014,
End date: Mar 1, 2015
The "U18" project is a KA1 mobility of youth workers under the Erasmus+ program, revolving around a Contact Making Event for organizations with a strong focus on youngsters of under 18 years of age. "U18" aims to ensure the proper environment for building solid partnerships for future youth projects in Erasmus+, mainly focused on enhancing competencies of youngsters under 18. Encoding concepts of European citizenship, Inclusion and Youth work, the project has the following objectives:
- to develop strong youth exchanges focused at enhancing competences of under 18 youngsters
- to ensure the proper environment for kick-starting long term partnerships amongst youth organizations and youth workers
- to provide the adequate setting for sharing experience and ideas of common interest
- to explore common needs and solutions offered by Erasmus+ for youth projects
During the 5 days of activities 22 youth workers, youth leaders and project managers from various countries(IT, SE, GR, RO, EE, SI, DK, CZ, PT, ES, PL) will be part of a common setting for building strong partnerships, take part in various workshops, presentations, round-table discussions and establish grounds for future youth projects of high positive impact on the personal development of young people. Based on non formal education tools and methods, participants will undergo a complete process of identifying potential partners, establishing common grounds for future projects and add quality to their youth work.
Through this project, establishing a collaboration platform, it is expected to have concrete partnerships on several Erasmus+ projects focused on youngsters under 18 years of age. But also, on a long term to create a proper network of organizations active mainly in the under 18 sector. Having this Contact Making Event at it's basis, future projects will already have a strong basis for quality projects with deep impact and correct competences development of youngsters.
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