Capacity Building Youth “WAYWARD”

Capacity Building Youth “WAYWARD”

Working to Approach Youth Workers as Agents of a Response to Disability

“Working to Approach Youth Workers as Agents of a Response to Disability” (WAYWARD) is a Capacity Building Youth project involving 7 partner organizations from Europe, Asia and Central America with the overarching am of empowering personal development, overcoming of stereotypes and social inclusion of young people (age 18-25) with mental disability in partner countries through the empowerment of youth workers and NGOs in terms of understanding and methodological toolset based on the ETS (Education Through Sport) methodology.

Project Title: Working to Approach Youth Workers as Agents of a Response to Disability
Duration: 01.09.2019 – 31.08.2021
Project reference: 608448-EPP-1-2019-1-EL-EPPKA2-CBY-ACPALA
Funding: 148.891,29 €
Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Capacity Building for youth in ACP countries, Latin America and Asia

Project Target:
Youth with mental disabilities (age between 18 – 25)

Project Objective

Training Format enabling operators active in the field of youth to foster motivation, skills and social inclusion potential at the level of mentally disabled young people through ETS.
– Manual, which will serve as a supporting material for youth organizations and operators in their work with the niche target of mentally disabled youngsters.
– Multilingual Web Platform whereby to provide visibility to project activities/materials, opportunities of e-learning to external operators by means of online educational modules

More info about the project: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/projects/eplus-project-details/#project/608448-EPP-1-2019-1-EL-EPPKA2-CBY-ACPALA