Training opportunity for adult educators and migrant support workers

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Are you…

…a youth worker, educator, trainer or volunteer working with vulnerable groups?

…interested in fostering intergenerational dialogue between young migrants and senior citizens supporting both groups to be active citizens?


Do you…

…wish to learn how to use innovative non-formal learning methods and online tools addressing young migrants and senior citizens’ needs?

…aspire to contribute to young migrants’ successful integration and to encourage a constructive intergenerational exchange between young migrants and senior citizens making use of an online learning environment?

…want to motivate and support senior citizens to share their stories and experiences about the 20th century?


Then, Jugend- & Kulturprojekt e.V. a non-profit association that designs and implements learning and training activities based on non-formal learning methods, digital tools and online platforms gives you the unique opportunity through the 2-year Erasmus+ project PAST-TIMES funded by the European Commission to join an innovative and intensive online training for trainers focused on the empowerment of young migrants and senior citizens and on developing your skills as a trainer/educator.

This in-service training provides you with practical insights in order to support your target group to build key transversal, high-value skill sets to achieve social and cultural integration by building civic awareness.


The topics on which you are going to get trained, are the following:

  • Module 1: Digital Media Competencies for Educators
  • Online Learning and working in a dynamic online environment
  • Storytelling and film production
  • Teaching in multi-ethnic environments and overcoming cultural and linguistic barriers


  • Module 2: Developing WebQuests
  • Definition of the WebQuest
  • Structuring a WebQuest
  • Producing a WebQuest


The  PAST-TIMES in-service training programme is divided into:


– 12 hours in a 4-day online instructed training programme on the 26th, 27th, 28th of May and on the 1st of June (3 hours/day)

– 9 hours in a 2-day assignment (individual or group work producing a video interview) on the 29th and 30th May (4-5 hours/day)


-25 hours of self-directed learning supported by the project’s e-learning platform


Wednesday, 26.05, from 17:00-20:00
Thursday, 27.05 from 17:00-20:00
Friday, 28.05 from 17:00-20:00
Saturday, 29.05 and Sunday 30.05: 9 hours individual work on interviews

Tuesday, 01.06: 17:00-19:00 presentations of the participants’ work, summing up the training



This online in-service training is free of charge as it is part of the Erasmus+ strategic partnership project PAST-TIMES funded by the European Commission.



The number of participants is limited. Only 10 selected front-line adult and community education staff have the unique opportunity to join this training.


Location & Time of the online training:

The in-service training will be implemented online by deploying the Zoom platform on the 26th, 27th, 28th of May and on the 2nd of June (online instructed training, 3h/day) incl. the 29th and 30th of May (working independently on an assignment). The final programme will be sent to you after you register online.

What is the PAST-TIMES Project about?

The project PAST-TIMES “Past-times Stories, Tales and Customs to Raise Intercultural Awareness” is a two-year Erasmus+ strategic partnership project aiming to train local migrants in each country to work with senior citizens in their host country to record and document the oral history of Europe’s older generations and to develop an understanding and appreciation of Europe’s cultural heritage.

What do we expect from you?

  • Commitment and active participation during the on-line training
  • Devote time to studying the self-directed learning resources available on the project’s e-learning platform


CHALLENGE! Upon the completion of the in-service training (online training & self-directed learning), the participants who wish to put into practice their skills, are heartily welcome to join JKPeV’s Team of Trainers and co-facilitate face-to-face and online workshops addressing young migrants and senior citizens.




For further information, you can contact: or contact us by phone: +49 351 899 605 45


If you are interested to participate, please apply here!

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