Further reading

Useful reference websites

Name / Description (in alphabetical order)
Council of Europe - Youth Department www.coe.int/youth

Compass Resource Website

Resources for Human Rights Education with young people and value-based youth work
Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm
Erasmus+ Youth Programme http://ec.europa.eu/youth/programme/index_en.htm

Eurodesk Portal

The main provider of information on European policies and opportunities for young people and those who work with them

European Language Portfolio of the Council of Europe

Supporting the development of learner autonomy, pluri-lingualism, intercultural awareness and competence; helping people record their language learning achievements and experiences


The Eurydice Network provides information on and analyses of European education systems and policies. As at 2013 it consists of 40 national units based in all 36 countries participating in the EU's Life-long Learning programme


Not-for-profit resource site on informal education
National agencies of the Erasmus+ Youth Programme http://ec.europa.eu/youth/partners_networks/national_agencies_en.htm

Recognition resources website of the Partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of Youth

The Partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of Youth http://pjp-eu.coe.int/en/web/youth-partnership/home

The SALTO Youth Resource Centres Network

Support, Advanced Learning and Training Opportunities within the European YOUTH programme
Training Kits by the Partnership between the Council of Europe and the European Commission in the field of Youth http://pjp-eu.coe.int/en/web/youth-partnership/t-kits

Unique Learning Badges Project

Online visual recognition platform for providers and receivers of non-formal education


The Council of Europe Youth Work Portfolio is a tool to help those doing youth work, primarily youth workers and youth leaders, but also managers and administrators, to assess and further develop their youth work competence and that of the people under their supervision.

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