YOUTHPASS EXPANDED 


Τraining course on the validation and certification of non-formal learning.

Programme: Erasmus+ Key Action 1: Mobility of Youth Workers.
Training Course.
Project identification/ contract number: 2017-2-CY02-KA105-001016
Project duration: 01/10/2017- 31/03/2017
Dates of the training course: 19/11/2017- 25/11/2017
Number of participants: 24

Partnership

SEAL CYPRUS, Cyprus (Coordinator)
PRAXIS, Greece, www.praxisgreece.com
Association “WalkTogether”, Bulgaria, http://associationwalktogether.eu/
ADEL Slovakia, Slovakia, www.adelslovakia.org
Asociacija “Aktyvus Jaunimas” (Active Youth), Lithuania, www.activeyouth.lt
Asociatia Centrul de Excelenta in Dezvoltare Personala SOLOMON, Romania, https://www.facebook.com/AsociatiaSolomon/
ENNEA Cultura Territorio Società, Italy, https://www.facebook.com/associazioneennea/
EVROPSKE CENTRUM MLADEZE BRECLAV/EUROPEAN YOUTH CENTRE BRECLAV Z.S., Czech Republic, www.eycb.eu

MAIN THEME OF THE PROJECT

Validation of non-formal learning and its value for the employment of the youth. Today, the young people can obtain a YOUTHPASS certificate only with their participation in Erasmus+/ Youth activities such as Youth Exchanges, Mobility of Youth Workers and European Voluntary Service.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

The overall aim is to promote the recognition of non-formal and informal learning.

Specific objectives:

(A) Promotion of better use of the EU transparency and recognition tool YOUTHPASS
(B) Improvement of the level of key competences and skills of youth professionals
(C) Dissemination of good practices in the use of YOUTHPASS

BACKGROUND

YOUTHPASS is the strategy of the European Commission for the recognition of the competences gained by the participants in the different activities granted in the frame of Erasmus+/ Youth in Action Programme.  Since 2007, more than 631.000 young people and youth workers or leaders have received a Youthpass certificate, after their participation in more than 45.000 projects implemented by 20.140 different organisations in Europe.  Recognition of non-formal learning in the youth field is about recognising the work and learning achievements of young people and those active in youth work and youth organisations. As a recognition instrument, YOUTHPASS can be particularly beneficial for young people with fewer opportunities.

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The project was financed with the support of the European Commission. The content of this publication is the sole responsibility of the publisher and the European Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information.

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