Know how: Fit for international youth work

Know how: Fit for international youth work

From the 14th to the 19th of June 2017, representatives of 42 youth work institutions from 18 European countries meet for their shared training in Hattingen/Ruhr. Their shared goal: This summer, they will lead a total of 14 international youth work camps in 13 European countries. The training is part of the support and qualification programme of the funding programmes ewoca³ and ewoca – young perspectives. Whether it its street art against discrimination in Finland, creating organic fields in Spain, or repairing hiking paths in Scotland: In each of the

Article: International youth work for everyone!

Article: International youth work for everyone!

In the current issue of the journal “Europäische Erziehung”, ewoca³ project officer Katharina Teiting writes about the funding programmes ewoca³ and ewoca³(+). How do the ewoca³ partnerships work? How is funding and financing organised in this major project of European youth cooperation ? How do the programmes and the project partners put the goal into practice to reach young people who otherwise rarely have the opportunity to gain international experience? The journal is published by the German section of the European Association for Education (AEDE), a federation of teachers of all educational and professional areas

Interview: International Youth Work during the Crisis? Now more than ever!

Interview: International Youth Work during the Crisis? Now more than ever!

In early June, a high-level delegation from Germany visited Athens and Thessaloniki. The German experts of international youth work were seeking information about the political and social situation in Greece and talked to Greek project partners of international youth work. In one of the meetings the delegation met Kelly Manoudi from our ewoca³(+) project partner Hellenic Youth Participation. We talked to Kelly about the visit and the situation of international youth work in Greece.   Kelly, you have been meeting the German delegation in Athens – how was that for

Conveying Know-How, professionalise youth work

Conveying Know-How, professionalise youth work

International youth work needs qualified professionals. From the 3rd to the 7th of June 2015 the youth group leaders of 45 youth work organisations from 17 European countries participated in a shared qualification event in Hattingen/NRW. This summer and autumn, they will lead a total of 15 international youth work camps in Germany, Italy, Hungary, Denmark and Turkey. The five day workcamp leader training is part of the support and qualification programme of the ewoca³ and ewoca³(+) funding programmes. How is it possible to actively fashion group processes? How does

45 Youth work institutions for European understanding

45 Youth work institutions for European understanding

From Spain to Russia, and from Finland to Turkey: All across Europe, a new, larger network of collaboration in international youth work develops. From the 26th to 30th of March, representatives of 45 youth work institutions from 17 European countries met in Hattingen. Their common goal: To realise sustainable projects in international youth workcamps, and building a Europe of civil society. Albert Klein-Reinhardt, Officer for European and International youth politics at the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, welcomed the active professionals. In the coming three