Deadline:

October 11, 2019.

Location:

Online.

(Fully Funded)

Description

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Training for Youth Organisations (Winter Call).

This training programme provides participants with an introduction to Transnational Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Projects through a learning-by-doing approach.

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Over 6 weeks participants engage in some of the activities that characterize this type of project such as asynchronous discussions and synchronous facilitated video sessions while learning about what it takes to implement a successful project. The training requires no previous experience with Virtual Exchange.

How is it delivered?

On a Moodle platform and with synchronous video conferences.

What topics are covered?

  • What is Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange
  • Digital Literacies.
  • Online Presence.
  • Challenges in VE.
  • Tools for online activities.
  • Learning Goals.
  • Designing for Intercultural Learning.
  • Task Design.
  • Facilitated Synchronous Discussions.
  • Assessment.
  • Open Badges.

What are the benefits for participants?

  • Understanding of what VE is and what is required to successfully implement VE.
  • Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Badge upon completion (YouthPass are not issued for this training).
  • Technical support for Facilitated Synchronous Discussions.
  • Moodle Platform which can be used for your TEP.
  • Mentoring from Virtual Exchange experts during implementation.
  • Recognition of Virtual Exchange project with Erasmus+ Virtual Badge awarded to youth workers and non formal educators upon completion of training and successful implementation, and an Erasmus+ Virtual Badge for youth participants on completion of your  Transnational Exchange Project (TEP).

This course is for 6 weeks and includes a blend of 3 synchronous facilitated dialogue sessions (4.5 hours) and weekly asynchronous activities on Moodle platform (5.5 hours), so 10 hours spread over the 6 weeks. The course has been designed this way to meet the needs of youth workers for flexibility.

After enrolling, you will receive options of synchronous facilitated dialogue sessions to choose from and the asynchronous work is managed at your own pace each week.

By the end of the course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge necessary to begin planning your own virtual exchange project.

Number of Participants: max.100.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Education.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, LIBYA, Cyprus,TURKEY, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

10-12 hours over 6 weeks.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 18 and above.
  • This course is for Youth workers and non formal educators in Erasmus + Programme Countries and Southern Mediterranean Countries that are interested in learning more about Virtual Exchange and developing Virtual Transnational Exchange Projects or implementing virtual exchange as part of KA1 youth exchanges and training courses and KA2/KA3 projects.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • This course is fully funded by the European Commision.

How to Apply

First Step: Submit the online application from here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hesham Galal / Egypt
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