Apply to the 2014 ‘Advanced Training On Quality’ for Youth Exchanges in Italy

Apply to the 2014 ‘Advanced Training On Quality’ for Youth Exchanges in Italy

Deadline: January 6, 2014

Are you a voluntary or professional Youth Worker, 18 years and above? The ‘Advanced Training On Quality’ (ATOQ) training course is for you. ATOQ aims at supporting experienced youth workers/leaders in increasing the quality of the European youth exchanges they will set up in the future. It will be taking place in Matera, Southern Italy from 11th to 16th February 2014.

ATOQ is a training course which has been developed to increase quality within youth exchanges. During 5 days, an international group of youth workers will look back to their past experience(s), focus on quality aspects and improve their management competences in order to improve quality for their future youth exchanges. The quality aspects, which will form the pillars of this course, are made in line with the standards promoted at international level.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • This training course is open for voluntary and professional youth workers from EU and EEA, Eastern Europe and Caucasus, Southeast Europe, working directly with young people, that organised and/or participated as a team-member in at least one international youth exchange (which is completed) and plan to organise another within the frame of European Youth Work.
  • Attention: Participants’ experience as team-members in Youth exchange projects will be used during the TC, therefore only those who actually have this experience should apply.
  • Participants should be at least 18 years old.
  • The training course will be conducted in English. Participants should be able to understand and to communicate in this language.

Programme Cost

Board, lodging and programme costs will be provided and paid for by the Italian and Greek Youth in Action National Agencies. The travel costs will be paid by the National Youth in Action Agency that will send you (in case you will be selected). In most cases National Agencies ask for a participant contribution. Check your National Agency.

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Contact your National Agency or contact the Italian Agency, Fabiana Di Carlo: [email protected]

For more information, download the Promotion-letter-ATOQ-Italy2014 and the Pack-Participants-ATOQ-IT-2014.