Project place Novi Sad –Serbia

Project dates 4 – 12 October 2016

Application deadline 10 August 2016


About the training course

Focus of the training course (TC) is to empower youth workers for quality youth empowerment in order to combat youth unemployment and exclusion. TC is developed for those willing to organise and improve the quality of inclusion/employability impact in their activities. This project aims to increase quality of partners’ activities for raising necessary competences of young people with fewer opportunities who were never employed or have recently lost employment.
The core activity of the project is 8 days long training course. It will be organised in the youth hostel in Novi Sad, from 4 till 12 October 2016. Project will gather 26 participants from 13 organisations and countries (Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Turkey, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Greece, Romania and Montenegro).



  • Reflecting and exchanging opinions about the inclusion/exclusion and unemployment and entrepreneurship of youth with fewer opportunities in different European countries
  • Defining our target groups of youth with fewer opportunities and exploring the needs and consequences of socially excluded groups around us, in order to be able to improve situations towards more inclusive society
  • Achieving common understanding of different aspects, concepts and values of youth work and/for inclusion
  • Discussing and understanding how EU social inclusion/employment policies influence our countries being members of EU or having (potential) candidate status to EU
  • Mapping inclusion/employability related issues in our local youth work, but also in our European youth work and within Erasmus+ YiA projects
  • Discussing criteria and indicators of quality inclusion/employability/entrepreneurship activities
  • Analysing different levels of quality and criteria – influence of (quality) inclusion/employability projects on personal, organisational and communities’ level
  • Developing recommendations for quality criteria and indicators for quality inclusion/employability projects that are further influencing personal competences development, possible behavioural changes and changes in local communities
  • Further developing participants’ competences in defining, planning and coordinating quality youth work projects which contribute to youth inclusion/employment
  • Introducing the E+-YiA and developing new projects and future European level cooperation among partners with the topic of inclusion and youth employment with the target groups of unemployed youngsters with fewer opportunities


The participants should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Age above 18
  • To be active youth workers willing to apply and multiply the knowledge received on this training course
  • Willing to take action in the field of inclusion, employability and entrepreneurship of youth with fewer opportunities, setting up the international and local projects
  • Willing to enter into partnerships with participants from different organizations/countries on behalf of their sending organizations
  • Able to work in English
  • Able to attend the entire duration of the course


Financial aspect of the project


Accommodation and food will be covered 100% by the hosting organization
Travel reimbursement will be covered up to 180 EUR  (after received  all the original tickets and ways of travel that are plane, bus, train or ferry, NOT taxi and NOT car).


Participation fee NONE

Sending fee 500 MKD