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  • SALTO-YOUTH Support, Advanced Learning and Training Opportunities within the Youth in Action Programme 1RESOURCE • SUPPORT • PUBLICATIONS • TRAINING
  • What isSALTO-YOUTH?SALTO-YOUTH – Support, Advanced Learning andTraining Opportunities within the Youth in Action Programmeof the European Commission.SALTO-YOUTH is a network of 8 Resource Centres working on Europeanpriority areas within the youth field. It provides youth work and trainingresources and organises training and contact-making activities to supportorganisations, youth workers and National Agencies responsible for theimplementation of the European Youth in Action Programme. The networkis part of the European Commission’s Training Strategy within the Youthin Action Programme. It works in synergy with other partners in the field.In 2010 SALTO-YOUTH celebrates it’s 10th anniversary. 2
  • What do we do?SALTO-YOUTH looks from a European perspective. We support theProgramme’s objectives and Actions to ensure the learning reaches thosewho have need of it. We give added value to the stakeholders of theYouth in Action Programme, develop and implement European solutionsfor challenges.SALTO-YOUTH gathers many forms of We provide spaces and events for stake-documentation, resources and information, holders to debate, share practice, developas the name ‘Resource Centres’ suggests, policy, evaluate and plan for the future.and disseminates them to the appropriate These can be described as seminars,clients and users that have need of them. partner-finding activities and conferences. SALTO-YOUTH organises European wide We provide tools and services through theevents that bring together many actors SALTO-YOUTH website that werefrom the field to discuss and exchange, to demanded directly by the target audience,be updated of latest developments, to and currently appreciated andinspire and inform political developments, implemented, shown by the figure of moreto motivate and to create more visibility. than a million visitors in 2008. DatabasesSALTO-YOUTH also collaborates with other which are interactive, searchable and user-agencies and institutions to work in friendly provide contact and knowledge inpartnership as participants in European areas such as Tools and Methods, Trainerslevel discussions relevant to the themes in and the Training Calendar.which we work. Our privileged position between all the We organise residential training activities actors in the Youth in Action Programmein different locations in Europe, and ensures a neutral platform for gatheringbeyond, in cooperation with other agencies needs and proposing innovative andand local partners. A training activity aims constructive initiatives within consideredto develop the skills, knowledge and strategies and objectives.attitudes of the participants, who in turnwill proliferate the learning to a wideraudience in the field of international youthwork. 3
  • Some of the youth work toolsdeveloped by SALTO-YOUTH:European Training CalendarLook for training opportunities in youth work all over Europe ORoffer your training course or seminar online to find 2Toolbox for TrainingFind methods and resources for training in European youth workOR share your training materials with the rest of Online for Youth in ActionFind experienced trainers for your youth training course via ouronline TOY database OR international youth trainers can promotethemselves online. learning outcomes gained in Youth in Action 4
  • 8 SALTO Resource Centres in Europe1 The SALTO Cultural Diversity Resource Centre provides training, learning and resources for youth leaders across Europe looking at culture, identity, faith, ethnicity etc. Learning l ultura how to live and work with differences, taking intercultural learning Interc ue that one step further. Dialog Phone: +44 20-73 89 40 28, fax: + 44 20-73 89 40 33 E-mail: • The SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre aims at raising visibility and awareness of the YiA Programme oppor- re tunities in Eastern Europe and Caucasus (EECA) and at promoting Explo ration and developing cooperation between youth organisations from Coope ast to the E Programme and EECA Neighbouring Partner Countries (i.e. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine). Phone: +48 22-621 62 67, +48 22-46 31 460, fax: +48 22-621 62 67 E-mail: • The SALTO Euromed Resource Centre aims to enhance cooperation in youth work between the two sides of the Mediterranean area. Accordingly we run specific international training courses and events, produce educational materials as well as dissemi- ith ate w nate good practices in youth work. Cooper an rrane Phone: +33 1-39 17 27 55 (25 55/25 94), fax: +33 1-39 17 27 57 Medite er E-mail: • Partn ries Count 5
  • 4The SALTO Inclusion Resource Centretrains youth workers and National Agencies to set up or coach internationalInclusion projects involving young people with fewer opportunities.Our practical publications and methods make it easier to includeALL young people in the Youth in Action Programme.SALTO Inclusion actively promotes inclusive approaches in youth bodywork and projects in Europe. Every ble to d be a !Phone: +32 2-209 07 20, fax: +32 2-209 07 49 shoul ipateE-mail:, 5The SALTO Information Resource Centreaims to develop and facilitate communication among the National Agenciesand the SALTO centres, and with the Commission (DG EAC). The main toolfor doing this is Youthnet, an intranet website. We also organise an annualstaff seminar for information officers from each National +46 (0)8 566 219 00, fax: +46 (0)8 566 219 98 alE-mail: Intern ion t unica CommHungaryPhone: +36 1 374 90 76, fax: +36 1 374 90 70E-mail: 6The SALTO Participation Resource Centrestrives to ensure that participation of young people in democratic life isenhanced. We provide information, tools and training to sustain YouthInitiatives and Democracy projects. It also operates actively to enhancea transnational partnership under this theme.Phone: +32 (0)2-219 09 06, +32 (0)2-227 52 75, fax: +32 (0)2-548 38 89E-mail: Make Right Your ard be He 6
  • 7 The SALTO South East Europe Resource Centre aims to facilitate and increase the participation of partners from South East Europe in the Youth in Action Programme through training and partner-finding activities and various other tools. Its office in Ljubljana, Slovenia, works with the help of networks of trainers and with accreditors as well as Contact Points located in all countries of SEE. Work om ers fr Phone: +38 6 1-430 47 47, fax: +38 6 1-430 47 49 Partn East E-mail:; South e Europ8 The SALTO Training and Cooperation Resource Centre Training and Cooperation supports the National Agencies for Youth in Action in developing the quality of their training strategies and courses. Youthpass To foster the recognition of non-formal learning within Youth in Action, we develop and implement Youthpass a European level validation instrument. Phone: +49 228 9506-271, fax: +49 228 9506-222 E-mail: Your Value es etenc Comp 7
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