Project title: Project Kickstarter (2020-1-SK02-KA105-002405)
Duration of the project: 01.05.2020-31.12.2022
“Project Kickstarter” is a dual training designed to help participants prepare and implement international youth programs successfully. We want to achieve this through the following four main objectives:
• Capacity building in project planning, tender writing, basic budget management
• Improved team leader skills, teamwork competencies, remote work (e.g. contact with partners)
• Enhance intercultural awareness of participants, promote intercultural learning
• To help you understand how to build good partnerships in a project, how to maintain these relationships, and how networking from organizations of similar value is important as a first step.
In order to improve the quality of youth work in Europe, the training of new professionals is a must. However, young leaders of organizations in the field of youth work don’t have the knowledge to successfully implement their own international youth project solely based on their local knowledge. Thus, they will miss out on gathering new, improved practices and their professional advancement will be much slower. Solely as a sending organization, they may have some information about the implementation of an international project but they will not be able to design one that fits their own target group.
The project’s objectives concerning youth are to improve their key competences and skills, improve the quality of youth work, support youth workers in developing and sharing effective methods in order to reach the youth, including NEET young people; provide opportunity for groups of young people (via the participants) to put their ideas into practice and to include youth with fewer opportunities.