SET training Social Inclusion and Youth Participation In and Through Large-Scale Sports Festivals
International Training Seminar by ISCA and UMFI
5th – 12th July 2009 Akureyri – IcelandObjectives of the training course:
The International Training Course SET (Sport, Education and Training) gives young people the opportunity to meet in an international environment and:
• Demonstrate how large-scale sport festivals can be used to overcome political, social and cultural barriers and promote social inclusion
• Explore how large-scale sport events can operate as tools for promoting social inclusion and youth participation
• Exchange experience among youth leaders from different European Sport, Youth and Culture associations, active in the field of non-formal education, working directly with young people
• Develop knowledge, attitudes and competences for the positive use of sports-events in an intercultural context
• Work in groups, taking on different roles such as leader or organiser, taking responsibility for carrying through tasks with others, facing up to challenges and taking decisions democratically
• Work on concrete follow-up activities from local to international levels and hereby multiplying the effects of the training
Participants’ age should be between 18-30. Applications can come from all Council of Europe members’ states (http://www.coe.int/T/e/com/about_coe/member_states/default.asp)
Financial conditions of participation:
Participation fee is 50 euro along with a contribution towards travel expenses. The organizers will provide accommodation and food. The participants should arrange their own travel to and from Copenhagen. Organizers will refund up to 80 % of participants´ total travel expenses (home country – Copenhagen – Iceland and return way.) Refunding will however not exceed 450 euros. The organizers will need to see all original tickets and receipts to be able to enable a refund. We encourage participants to make use of the cheapest methods of travel possible.
Travel details will be specified, when participants are chosen.
The working language will be English. Applicants are requested to have good knowledge of English.
|Read more information in official invitation here. (PDF, 1.05 MB)|