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Slovakia

6. Education and Training

6.9 Awareness-raising about non-formal and informal learning and quality youth work

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  1. Information providers / counselling structures
  2. Awareness raising initiatives

Information providers / counselling structures

  1. IUVENTA – Slovak Youth Institute
  2. Association of the Information and Counselling Youth Centres in the Slovak Republic 
  3. Youth Council of Slovakia (RMS) and Association of regional youth councils (AKRAM)

IUVENTA – Slovak Youth Institute

Association of the Information and Counselling Youth Centres in the Slovak Republic (ZIPCeM

  • provides a wide range of information services from various areas (part-time jobs, counselling, education, leisure, etc.)
  • an overview of active youth organizations providing opportunities for non-formal learning as part of the project "In Good Hands - Learning Non-Formally".
  • network of Information Youth Centres provides information on current opportunities for non-formal education at national as well as regional level, as for example Information centre for youth in Topoľčany or in Martin.  

Youth Council of Slovakia (RMS) and Association of Regional Youth Councils (AKRAM)

  • RMS and AKRAM promote the activities of its member organizations, including education activities.

Awareness raising initiatives

  1. Declaration on the Recognition of Non-Formal Education
  2. Activities resulting from strategic documents
  3. Other initiatives

Declaration on the Recognition of Non-Formal Education

Project “Komprax - Competence for Practice”:

  • It has defined quality standards for youth work.
  • 8,000 graduates of non-formal education in the field of quality youth work,
  • administration IUVENTA – Slovak Youth Institute.

Activities resulting from strategic documents

National Youth Conference 2014 (Národná konferencia o mládeži 2014):

  • Mid-term evaluation of the Implementation of the Strategy of the Slovak Republic for Youth for the Years 2014 – 2020 halfway through its existence;
  • Special attention paid to the discussion, in particular, to support flexibility, accessibility of systems and partnerships of all providers of education, including youth work.

Conception of Youth Work Development for years 2016 – 2021

Other initiatives

2017 Event: “Non-formally to the Success of Young People” (Neformálne k úspechu mladých ľudí)