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Quality in learning mobility in the youth field: a new handbook in the works

Learning mobility is increasingly being employed as an educational tool both in formal and non-formal contexts, so issues of quality have become a more pressing concern than before. For a good reason: good quality in learning mobility will ensure that outcomes are optimised and that processes of recognition are facilitated. The European Platform for Learning Mobility can point the way forward.

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Improving youth work – your guide to quality development

Are you engaged in youth work? Then this guide is for you! It provides readers with a step-by-step guidance on how to engage in quality development in youth work and how to develop indicators and the tools needed to follow them up.

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Learning a language in youth projects

Too tired to take evening language classes, but want to enhance your language skills? Take part in an exciting youth exchange or European Voluntary Service project abroad and learn a language from zero! We have proof that it works.

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Enhance your sports event with an EVS volunteer!

Did you know that sport organisations can apply for Erasmus+ European Voluntary Service (EVS) funding? Volunteering in sport is a rather common concept but not all sport organisations take advantage of the opportunity to have EVS volunteers help them out. Read how EVS took part in the UEFA European Championship (Euro 2016).

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New study published on youth work and entrepreneurial learning

This report and its annexes present the findings of a major study mapping, describing and analysing the contribution that youth work makes to supporting young people in achieving competences that will help them to fulfil personal aspirations and become active citizens in Europe.

Joining hands in solidarity - watch our new video

We invited young people during European Youth Week 2017 to join hands for solidarity. The European Solidarity Corps gives a a life-changing opportunity to young people to volunteer or work in places where their passion, commitment and enthusiasm are needed the most. Become part of it and keep lending a hand!

Youth Creating Solutions for Meaningful Participation

Empowering young people to make positive changes

Across the world, the EU is taking steps to encourage young people to get involved in maintaining and building up participatory societies. To mark International Youth Day, we are highlighting an Erasmus+ project that travelled to Asia to work on empowering young people to bring positive changes into their countries.