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Event Invitation: Conference on Networking among Youth Workers – road to greater Recognition of Youth Work at European level

Considering this, some visibility events in five EU participatory countries of the project have been organized to give an answer to its goals, to create this tool properly according to the needs of the youth workers and to enhance the advocacy process inherent to the needs of the field/project.

Networking among Youth Workers – road to greater Recognition at European level

Therefore this event pretend to present to present the project and its tools, to share the European priorities for Youth Work – Recognition and certification of Skills and Competences through different current projects/ processes on EU level, what are the challenges for the youth field in this context, what is the strategic pathway for recognition on policy level, actions for the future and also to gather relevant stakeholders working in the same field for a strongest discussion and debate reinforcing the purpose, efficiency and collaboration within the database.

According with the main goal of advocating for a strong recognition we believe that organizing it during Lifelong Learning Week will bring an added value on the political impact. We believe that the outcomes of this event will contribute positively for the modernization of education and training systems in Europe.

A recognized educational provider is a guarantee of a success individual and collectively development.

Organizers: AEGEE-Europe with the support of YEU
Date: 21st January 2014 (2pm-5pm)

The event will take place under the Lifelong Learning Week. For more information please click on the link: http://www.eucis-lll.eu/events/lifelong-learning-week/)

Local: European Parliament (Room to be confirmed), Hosted by ALDE Group: MEP Marian Harkin
Expected Participants: Experts in Youth Work and Youth Workers, NGO’s working in the field of recognition and certifications of competences acquired through Non Formal Learning contexts and other interested stakeholders
Agenda: Draft Agenda_ Participants