Deadline to Apply: 
Sun, 15/06/2014
Event Date: 
Mon, 13/10/2014 - Sun, 19/10/2014
Working Language: 
English
Activity Organised by: 
YiA National Agency France (National Agency)
For Participants from: 
Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, EASTERN EUROPE AND CAUCASUS Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE
Location: 
France

This TC will encourage the development of critical and democratic European Citizenship and support youth workers in the development and implementation of youth projects with a European Citizenship dimension; and it will introduce Erasmus+ Youth in Action.
The training course explores European Citizenship, one of the key themes of the youth programmes at European level, by aiming to support the professional development of youth workers and youth leaders by extending their critical understanding of European Citizenship, exploring and experiencing its potential and by enabling them to recognise and integrate European Citizenship in their youth work.

Objectives
The training course puts into practice the priority European Citizenship of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme, by aiming to:
• To critically explore the meaning, relevance and implications of European citizenship in youth work in all its dimensions;
• To promote and facilitate the active use of programmes and structures in support of youth work on European Citizenship, including Erasmus+ Youth in Action;
• To experiment and explore the potential of European Citizenship for active democratic change in society;
• To associate the participants with the current discourse on European Citizenship (its concepts, formal meanings and expressions)
• To exemplify the connection between European Citizenship, Human Rights, Democracy and ICL and the underlying values.
• To update participants on how European Citizenship will be addressed in Erasmus+ Youth in Action.

Further information on the content of the European Citizenship training courses can be found on the European Citizenship website at http://www.european-citizenship.org/courses/ .

The network of National Agencies for Youth in Action Programme organises a series of ECTCs each year. You'll find an overview on the upcoming training courses at http://www.salto-youth.net/EuropeanCitizenship/.

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