Newly Published – Ten Steps to Implement the COMANITY Programme

The Toolkit provides guidelines, procedures, tools and practice examples to support the successful transferability and implementation of the COMANITY programme within local environments. It also provides policy recommendations to support the sustainability of COMANITY in the wider EU long-term youth and social work sectors. This Toolkit explains in 10 STEPS how to implement the programme. … Read moreNewly Published – Ten Steps to Implement the COMANITY Programme

The Comanity Animateur at work: Community Action-Research Experiments

One of COMANITY’s main objectives is to develop a new youth work and volunteering role –the Community Animateur (CA). A new role that enables youth workers to “step into the shoes” of marginalised young people, understand their needs, and provide a credible and trusted source of support to help them realise their potential and play … Read moreThe Comanity Animateur at work: Community Action-Research Experiments

COMANITY FINAL CONFERENCE – Skills for the Future of Youth Work

On November 13th, COMANITY project partners organised an EU Round Table on the very timely topic of ‘Skills for the Future of Youth work‘ in Brussels (agenda). It was the project’s final conference. The event was therefore also a celebration of two years of fruitful collaborative work between the nine organisations that composed the partnership. … Read moreCOMANITY FINAL CONFERENCE – Skills for the Future of Youth Work

Final conference: EU Round table – Skills for the Future of Youth work – 13 November 2019

Save the date! The project’s final conference will take place in Brussels on the 13th of November 2019, organised by the Lifelong Learning Platform with the support of the project partners. It will tackle the European common challenge of building youth workers’ competences to better reach out and engage disadvantaged youth in local communities. Where? … Read moreFinal conference: EU Round table – Skills for the Future of Youth work – 13 November 2019

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