Training for project leaders
Youth in Action also provides funds and training for those working on international youth projects using non-formal learning. This includes workshops, training and seminars for those who are new to the Youth in Action programme. It aims to:
encourage the development of international youth projects
support the personal and professional development of youth workers.
This tailored training, both close to home and elsewhere in Europe:
- helps you to build relationships with new partner organisations and link up with like-minded leaders across Europe
- increases your awareness and confidence in topics such as risk awareness, cultural competence, youth participation and inclusion, employability, entrepreneurship, European Citizenship etc.
- provides you with a valuable opportunity to develop personally and professionally in your youth work
- guides you through the programme’s Actions and application process – including some handy hints and tips.
Here are some examples of the courses:
Why international work can make a difference.
How to develop a youth exchange.
How to develop a youth democracy project.
How to get involved in the European Voluntary Service (EVS).
How to develop your own training for other youth workers.
How to apply
A number of National Agencies run training courses, which can all be found on the SALTO – Youth website. There you can:
access a wealth of youth training resources and training activities
browse a training calendar
The training selection process
Your application is sent through to the British Council.
We put together a list of eligible candidates based on selection criteria.
Each course provider makes the final decision and lets you know that you have been accepted on the course.
You contact the British Council so that we can arrange to reimburse your travel expenses.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out what training is available and what support we can offer.