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Christian Herrmann

Youth BarCamp: International youth work needs visibility and recognition

Young people who participated in international projects financed by the Federal Government's Child and Youth Plan innovation fund and provided media coverage of these projects came together for a BarCamp in Berlin to take stock. They call for greater recognition in politics and society and a more positive image for young people. [read more]

Mehrere Personen sitzen in einer Reihe und hören aufmerksam zu.
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Christian Herrmann

Aktionsbündnis Anerkennung International: The first step has been taken

International youth work “works” – however, there is no mechanism in place for recognising what young people learn during their stay abroad and allowing them to sell their achievements in formal education contexts. Could an Action Alliance for Recognition change that? If so, what would it have to do? On 1 and 2 March 2016, around 50 experts in formal and non-formal education met in Berlin to find answers to these questions. [read more]

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Maria Schwille

A PLAN FOR INTERNATIONAL YOUTH WORK: New Project for Municipalities Has Started

The aim is to use youth service planning as a device to support municipalities in embedding international youth work and cross-border mobility within their structure. This is intended to integrate international youth work into the content-related and financial planning and decision-making that provides direction for local child and youth services. [read more]

The participants divided into working groups to discuss the issue of stronger recognition of non-formal education.
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Dr. Dirk Hänisch

On Their Way: 13 International Youth Work Innovation Fund Projects – Launch Event Offered First Orientation

By invitation of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ), some 30 representatives of international projects to be supported over the next two years by the Innovation Fund within the Child and Youth Plan of the Federation (KJP) met on 29 September 2014. Under discussion were general conditions and support programmes as well as a mutual professional concern: greater recognition of international youth work as a provider of non-formal education. [read more]

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