COMANITY’s final conference: EU Roundtable on youth workers’ skills

Save the date! The project’s final conference will take place in Brussels on the 13th of November 2019. It will tackle the European common challenge of building youth workers’ competences to better reach out and engage disadvantaged youth in local communities. Draft Agenda 14h00-15h30 Policy Panel European Commission, DG EAC Newly elected MEP: Mr. Kostas … Read moreCOMANITY’s final conference: EU Roundtable on youth workers’ skills

The Comanity Hub – a knowledge space for Community Animateurs

Article written by Stefania Aceto (Unir) The Comanity project aims to support the rise of a new profile in youth work related to social inclusion of marginalized youth – the Community Animateur – foresees an integrated set of actions to reach such an ambitious objective. Among these, the planned and implemented online activities and tools … Read moreThe Comanity Hub – a knowledge space for Community Animateurs

COMANITY training programme ready to be launched

As COMANITY reaches its second year of activity, its nine partners gathered in Perugia (Italy) on April 8-9 to discuss in detail the final stages of this ambitious project. COMANITY partners met in Perugia to wrap up the extensive work of the past few months and plan the launch of the “Community Animateur” training programme and pilots. The pilot phase will be conducted … Read moreCOMANITY training programme ready to be launched

Meet the next generation of youth workers

Why COMANITY? Severe cuts to youth services Europe-wide have led to a reduction in the level and quality of help offered to young people at the very moment when demand for support for the complex issues faced by young people is itself increasing and diversifying. Meanwhile, the evidence suggests that young people who are left … Read moreMeet the next generation of youth workers

Partners meet in Athens, Greece on 20-21st of September 2018 to plan the Community Animateur Programme

The recent meeting brought partners together to discuss the development and structure around the Community Animateur Training programme as well as Programme Delivery and Action Research. The technical Platform and Learning Village combine OER resources with user-generated knowledge to support and maximise learning and the Training programme combines self-directed learning on-line with collaborative learning involving the … Read morePartners meet in Athens, Greece on 20-21st of September 2018 to plan the Community Animateur Programme

LLLP interviewed young people at the European Youth Festival

On 1-2 June 2018, the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) took part in Strasbourg to the biggest youth festival in the European Union called the YOFEST. More than 8000 young people came from all over Europe and even beyond, to discuss worldwide challenges and find the best way for building safe, fair and sustainable economies and societies. LLLP was … Read moreLLLP interviewed young people at the European Youth Festival

Current status of Project – June 2018

COMANITY is just completing its first ‘set up’ phase. In this phase, we have set up the project structures (including this website) and management systems; done some research – on how young people see their world and what they need form youth services, and on the ‘competence needs’ of youth workers and volunteers; developed a … Read moreCurrent status of Project – June 2018

Comanity kicks off in London on 26-27 February 2018

The project partner took part in the kick-off meeting of the newly-awarded Erasmus+ KA3 ‘Support for Policy Reform’ project ‘COMANITY’ on February 26-27. The two-year project (2017-2019) involving 9 partners from 5 EU countries will develop a new ‘Community Animateur’ role and training programme, which aim is to bridge the existing gap between marginalised young people and public institutions … Read moreComanity kicks off in London on 26-27 February 2018