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22 November 2019

Activity Details (ID# 43372)  

 
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Title Expert Group for Mapping Educational Paths of Youth Workers and Gathering Knowledge on Youth Work 
Description The mapping contributes to a better understanding and sharing information on the ways in which youth workers are educated and trained and the implications for the youth work quality, on the one hand, and to identifying examples and trends, if sufficient data allows such analysis, with regards to employment or volunteering and the social benefits youth workers bring. An expert group has outlined a more detailed scope of the mapping in accordance with the expectations of the partner institutions. Some elements of the mapping include:

competences the youth workers are expected to have,
educational offers addressed to youth workers in the framework of vocational or tertiary education,
non-formal educational paths available for youth leaders and youth workers and their status,
career paths/work opportunities open to youth workers depending on their educational achievements.
 
Status Completed 
Date 18/05/2017 - 31/12/2017 
Location Brussels - [Bureau of the Council of Europe], Belgium
Countries Organisations: Council of Europe / European Commission
Groups: All Council of Europe member states
  Multilateral
  Joint Programme Activity - Youth 2017
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Youth 2017 - Youth Partnership Framework Programme 2017    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2017/DG II/JP/3761   Partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth
Expected Result 1.2 - Promotion of Youth Work - advocacy regarding the contribution of youth work to youth participation and social inclusion, including innovative youth work, partnerships, outreach, learning mobility and recognition of youth work. Expected results: Advocacy inside the youth sector, furthering quality: - Sharing good practice and building expertise involving researchers, practitioners and policy-makers - Reach out to, involve and empower vulnerable groups - Support work on youth work from both institutions with guidance for the youth field Advocacy outside the youth sector promoting the value of youth work for participation, employment of young people and learning mobility.
 PoA
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy
Line of Action ⇒ III.2 – Promoting Participation & Diversity
Programme ☆ III.2.2  Youth for Democracy - European Youth Foundation - Youth Mobility through the Youth Card

Working Method

Expert Meeting / Expertise 
Directorate Directorate General of Democracy 
CoE Contact ,   email
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1 http://pjp-eu.coe.int/en/web/youth-partnership/expert-group-mapping-educational-paths  
Last Modified 17/08/2017 


Activity Synopsis (ID# 43372) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) An expert group outlined a more detailed scope of the mapping in accordance with the expectations of the partner institutions. Some elements of the future mapping include:
i.competences the youth workers are expected to have,
ii.educational offers addressed to youth workers in the framework of vocational or
tertiary education,
iii.non-formal educational paths available for youth leaders and youth workers and
their status,
iv.career paths/work opportunities open to youth workers depending on their
educational achievements. 
Output/Results The selected researchers will also develop a template for collecting relevant national and
local data on youth work, to be completed by EKCYP correspondents. The templates will
also include information required for the Europe Goes Local Erasmus + Strategic
Partnership project, focusing on municipal youth work. 
Conclusions/Follow Up the work of the selected researchers will be guided and supported by an expert group, including representatives of the partner institutions, of Europe Goes Local project, SALTO
Training and Cooperation, Council of Europe youth sector statutory bodies and experts involved in the drafting of the Recommendation on youth work. 
Participants researchers, European Commission representative, Salto Training and Cooperation, Statutory Bodies in the field of youth 
Consultants/Experts Madalena Sousa, David Cairns, Vesselina Valcheva, James Odonovan 
CoE Secretariat Tanya Basarab
Marta Medlinska
Antje Rothemund 
Total No. Participants 16 
Last Modified

17/08/2017 




 
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