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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more