TEP Training for Youth Organisations

Since the needs of Youth Organisations differ from those of Higher Education Institutions, we offer training courses and customised support for organisations interested in setting up Transnational Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Projects

This training programme provides participants with an introduction to Virtual Exchange and Transnational Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Projects through a project based learning approach.

  • Programme Length: 6 weeks
  • Number of Participants: max. 100 
  • Target Audience: Youth workers and non formal educators. 

Over 6 weeks participants engage in some of the activities that characterise this type of project such as asynchronous discussions and synchronous facilitated video sessions while learning about what it takes to implement a successful project. The training requires no previous experience with Virtual Exchange.

  • Who is this for?

Youth workers and non formal educators interested in learning more about Virtual Exchange and developing Virtual Transnational Exchange Projects or implementing Virtual Exchange as part of KA1 youth exchanges and training courses and KA2/KA3 projects.

  • How is it delivered?

On a Moodle platform and with synchronous video conferences

  • How long does it last and what is the time commitment?

10-12 hours over 6 weeks

  • What topics are covered?

What is Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange;

Digital Literacies

Online Presence

Challenges in VE

Tools for online activities

Learning Goals

Designing for Intercultural Learning

Task Design

Facilitated Synchronous Discussions


Open Badges

  • What are the benefits for participants?

Understanding of what Virtual Exchange is and what is required to successfully implement Virtual Exchange.

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Badge upon completion

Technical support for Facilitated Synchronous Discussions

Moodle Platform which can be used for your TEP 

Mentoring from Virtual Exchange experts during implementation.

Recognition of Virtual Exchange project with Erasmus+ Virtual Badge awarded to youth workers and non formal educators upon completion of training and successful implementation, and an Erasmus+ Virtual Badge for youth participants on completion of your  Transnational Exchange Project (TEP).

This course is for 6 weeks and includes:

  •  2 simulated virtual dialogue synchronous facilitated dialogue sessions (2 x 1.5 hour sessions)
  • Weekly asynchronous activities on Moodle platform (7 hours), so 10 hours spread over the 6 weeks. 
  • Weekly tutoring drop in sessions (The time for you to come along to ask questions, clarify points, meet the trainers and others on the course) 
The course has been designed this way to meet the needs of youth workers for flexibility. 

After enrolling, you will receive options for the simulated synchronous facilitated dialogue sessions to choose from.

The asynchronous work is managed at your own pace each week. 

By the end of the course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge necessary to begin planning your own virtual exchange project, will have met other youth workers interested in creating a virtual exchange project and