NFIL

The EUG 2016 Volunteers Programme

  • Organisation: European Universities Games Zagreb - Rijeka 2016
  • Theme: Non Formal and Informal Learning
  • When: July 2016
  • Scope: -

Topic: Validation of non-formal and informal learning / Awareness raising campaign / Guidance towards recognition & assessment of skills

Sector: Generic / Youth / Sport oriented

Funding: -

Context: -

Brief description of the initiative (aim and activities): The EUG 2016 Volunteers Programme is developed to equip young people with knowledge, skills and competences that will improve their employability and career prospects, learning performance, increase self-esteem and self-confidence, leave positive and long lasting effects on volunteers and organizations involved and create long lasting legacy.
On the basis of the Recommendation for the recognition of extracurricular activities, together with University of Rijeka, one of the main project partners, a document entitled “Planning, Organizing and Recognition of extracurricular activities through ECTS: How to identify, valorize and quantify results of informal and non-formal learning through ECTS” has been prepared. Following above mentioned, University of Rijeka and EUG 2016 are launching open course for students who will take part in Games as volunteers. The engagement of volunteers-students from the University of Rijeka during the EUG2016 will be evaluated by ECTS credits within the scope of the open course.

Target: Volunteers at the European Universities Games.

Main results: The guideline ““Planning, Organizing and Recognition of extracurricular activities through ECTS: How to identify, valorize and quantify results of informal and non-formal learning through ECTS”, An open course for volunteers at the University of Rijeka + Volunteers will be awarded with ECTS credits for their participation in EUG 2016.

Factors of success: Cooperation between a University and a sport organisation + concrete approach to validate the learnings acquired through volunteer experience at an event.

Barriers overcome: -

Website/contact: www.eug2016.com

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