KA1 - Training Course "Open Up To Learn"


  1. (A). Give to youth workers, tools and methods to increase youth self-awareness and self-development;
  2. (B) Support organizations and youth workers to increase capacity in youth education about healthy lifestyle, healthy food and healthy behaviors;
  3. (C) Increase the youth leaders communication techniques to help them to develop soft skills of youngsters with fewer opportunities;
  4. (D) Develop a long lasting partnership for implementing future Erasmus + projects, to fight youth unemployment and its consequences towards youth;
  5. (E) Develop an adequate approach to entrepreneurship for youth workers and youngsters to fight youth unemployment.


  1. (A1) Explain the importance of concentration techniques in youth work;
  2. (A2) Knowing how to implement two concentration exercises;
  3. (B1) Identifying the key elements of a healthy meal and healthy lifestyle;
  4. (B2) Establishing the 5 next steps for having a healthier life and integrate that practice future youth work;
  5. (C1) Assimilate the concept of active listening;
  6. (C2) Identify public speaking techniques and knowing how to develop them;
  7. (C3) Identify the difference of internal and external communication;
  8. (D1) Assimilate the importance of a sustainable impact and dissemination of the project results;
  9. (D2) Identify the Erasmus + possibilities regarding non-formal education and its priorities;
  10. (E1) Describe the first steps for developing an idea into practice using entrepreneurship skills;
  11. (E2) Create and implement an activity for the local community regarding the themes of the project.


The project in a general form, intends the participants to acquire:

  • a positive awareness and understanding to other cultures and backgrounds;
  • knowledge that will allow them to develop their personal and professional life;
  • new perspectives and opinions upon the subjects of the project;
  • inspiration to involve youth in projects regarding healthy life-styles;
  • practical knowledge to engage youth to entrepreneurship;
  • new skills regarding communication.


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  1. The project covers all expenses regarding travel (maximum lump sum per country, as mentioned in the info-pack), accommodation and food during the activity;
  2. Eligible participants must have legal residence in the participating countries;
  3. The activities will be conducted in English;
  4. Participants should be highly motivated to participate in the follow up activities;
  5. The participants must have high interest towards the topic, motivation to learn, and willing to engage an active role during and after the activity. 


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The project is supported by European Commission Erasmus+ Programme. These materials contain beneficiary opinions and views and neither the Portuguese National Agency or the European Commission may be held responsible for content.