Training course on Social Inclusion.
Ferrara, Sicily, Italy.
The main theme of the training was raising European awareness of the realities and possibilities for a more inclusive society and in the creation of anti-discrimination youth projects with marginalised groups.
The course was designed as an open non-formal education and learning process based on participants’ experience and exchange. 28 participants from 15 countries worked together for seven days.
- Exchange of good practices among youth workers from different countries on various aspects and perceptions of marginalisation and inclusion, insights and values about youth work with marginalised groups.
- Motivate and empower youth workers for active promotion of combating social exclusion in their activities by respecting values and principles of European youth work for inclusion and proposed solutions and recommendations for challenges in their project management and fundraising.
- Empower youth workers in understanding and using new Erasmus PLUS, Europe for citizens and Daphne III programmes for their youth work for inclusion and developing their skills in grant application writing for working with marginalised groups within the programmes.
- Develop new local and European projects for inclusion aiming at raising young people’s awareness of everyone’s responsibility in tackling poverty and marginalisation as well as at promoting the inclusion of groups with fewer opportunities.
Project title: Inclusion Plus
Programme: Youth in Action
Project identification/ contract number: 2013-5484 (Agency in charge EACEA-Unit P6)
Dates of the activity: 4- 12 April 2014
Place: Ferrara, Sicily, ITALY
Coordinator: Informagiovani – IG
Number of participants from Cyprus: 2