Non-formal Learning in Higher Education: Developing Intercultural Competence

Határidő: 2018.02.22.

Seminar / Conference
16-21 April 2018 | Istanbul , Turkey

for 30 participants
from Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Poland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

and recommended for
Youth workers, Trainers, Lecturers and HE staff involved with youth work and teaching programmes within higher education

Working language(s): English

Organizer:
Turkish National Agency (National Agency)


This seminar will be held within the long-term TCA project ‘Among Others’, aimed at exploring how non-formal methods can help develop intercultural competence in higher education.
The seminar is the fourth transnational event held within the Among Others Project (the first seminar took place in Konstancin, Poland in 2015, second in Birmingham, UK, in 2016, third in Prague, Czech Republic, in 2017).

The seminar is an opportunity to review the project’s progress, notably in the 2017-2018 academic year, and to review its framework considering newest developments in the field of Intercultural Competence (ICC) and current European Union policy priorities.

Among Others project objectives are:

  • To develop intercultural competence of future youth workers and teachers to improve the quality of youth work
  • To introduce non-formal education and international co-operation into higher education
  • To encourage the use of Erasmus+ Youth Programme in working with young people

The seminar objectives are:

  • To share the context, ideas, resources and outcomes of national project activities.
  • To identify ways of improving the recognition of Intercultural Competence (ICC) and NFL (Non-formal learning) within Higher Education.
  • To develop the project’s sustainability notably through the establishment of a network/community of practice. 
  • To review the concept of ICC within the European Training Strategy (ETS). 
  • To evaluate the 2017-2018 phase of the project.

Target groups of the seminar:
Trainers involved in the national project activities. 
Staff and students of Higher Education Institutions and other providers of youth work education and training, interested in the development of Intercultural Competence and use of non-formal methods. 
Trainers and facilitators involved in developing Intercultural Competence in non-formal education NA representatives/Coordinators.

Participants should be available to actively attend the full duration of the seminar, motivated to prepare themselves before the seminar, aged 18+ and able to communicate and work in English.

This seminar is open to residents of the Erasmus+ Programme Countries participating in the project: Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Turkey, Latvia, Sweden and the UK.

The seminar will take place in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants should arrive by lunchtime on April 16 and depart on April 21 (any time). 

Training overview

Costs
This project is financed by the Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country.
Please contact your National Agency to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses. The practices vary from country to country.

Note: Hungarian applicants are expected to apply on a Hungarian and on an English application form, too.

Jelentkezési lap
Kódszám a jelentkezéshez: 2017-1-HU01-KA218-000070

Application form in English

Application deadline: 22 February 2018
Date of selection: 12 March 2018

Contact for questions:
Pável Luca / Ms. Luca Pável
Junior pályázati referens / Junior Programme Officer
luca.pavel@tpf.hu

ERASMUS+ IFJÚSÁG / ERASMUS+ YOUTH
Tempus Közalapítvány / Tempus Public Foundation 
1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1.
1438 Budapest 70, Pf. 508.
T: (+36 1) 237 1300 |  F: (+36 1) 239 1329
www.tka.hu  |  www.eplusifjusag.hu

Tempus Közalapítvány
Erasmus+ ifjúsági csoport:
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