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Estonia

Estonia

Glossary

H

Hobby activities: short-term with no demand for curriculum systematic and supervised engagements with one’s hobbies at one’s will outside formal education or job for acquiring intensive knowledge and skills in the selected hobby.

Hobby educationlong-term and curricula-based systematic and supervised engagements with one’s hobbies at one’s will outside formal education or job for acquiring intensive knowledge and skills in the selected hobby.

Hobby school: an educational establishment operating in the area of youth work which creates an opportunity for the acquisition of hobby education and for the diverse development of the personality, including cultivation of one’s own language and culture, in different areas of hobby education (Hobby Schools Act).

J

Juvenile committeean institution that coordinates work in the field of crime prevention carried out with minors within its administrative territory (Juvenile Sanctions Act).

W

Work camp: the camp of work training, which aims to enhance the situation of young people in the labor market and to increase their employment readiness (Estonian Youth Work Strategy).

Y

Youth camp: a general term for two types of camps – a youth project camp and a youth permanent camp (Youth Work Act).

Youth permanent camp: a camp of a person entered in the commercial register, the non-profit associations and foundations register or the register of religious associations, or a camp of an agency entered in state register of state and local government agencies, or a camp of a legal person in public law, which is conducted on the basis of youth camp statutes and activity license issued by the minister responsible for the area and the duration of one camp period of which is at least six twenty-four hour periods and which operates more than sixty days in a year (Youth Work Act).

Youth participation council: an advisory participation council consisting of young people who operate in rural municipality or city council (Youth Work Act).

Youth project camp: a camp of a person entered in the commercial register, the non-profit associations and foundations register or the register of religious associations, or a camp of an agency entered in state register of state and local government agencies, or a camp of a legal person in public law, which is conducted with the permission of rural municipality or city government and the duration of one camp period of which is at least six twenty-four hour periods and which operates up to sixty days in a year (Youth Work Act).