A Youth Exchange needs content – behind the content are tools. Tools for
Youth Exchanges is a training that enables participants to explore
tools around group processes, (intercultural) learning, the involvement
of young people and how to facilitate
these tools during a youth exchange.
The overall aim of TYE - Tools for Youth Exchanges - is for youth
leaders and youth workers to explore, share and adapt tools that can be
used to improve their youth exchange projects.
Special features of this course:
Interactive, diverse and engaging online learning experiences, tools and activities that can be easily adapted to face to face opportunities;
Practical preparation for a new generation of Erasmus+, especially Youth Exchanges;
Content about Erasmus+ accreditation and strategic approach to international youth work;
Individual and group coaching to support participants in applying learning to practice.
What can you expect from this course:
To increase awareness of group processes and experience tools that facilitate group development online and offline;
To develop competences in designing and facilitating educational workshops online and offline;
To explore digital and non-digital tools that support the learning process, including debriefing and recognition of learning;
To explore tools and models that promote intercultural learning and dialogue;
To explore and experience online methodologies and approaches in support of realising a youth exchange project - virtual or in-person;
To develop strategic approaches to international youth work, including an understanding of Erasmus+ accreditation;
To prepare for the new generation of Erasmus+, especially Youth Exchanges.
Team of facilitators
A team of international youth work trainers develops and facilitates this training course: Nerijus Kriauciunas, Elisabet Pétursdóttir and Buzz Bury.