The principles of non-formal learning

This competence model is specifically adapted to European youth work and the principles of non-formal learning.

The following principles are applicable to every competence. The principles of non-formal learning behind this competence model are:

  • • Young person centredness (a focus on young persons and their development)
  • • Agreed on learning objectives between youth workers and young persons
  • • Transparency
  • • Confidentiality
  • • Attention to content and methodology
  • • Voluntariness
  • • Participation
  • • Ownership of the development process
  • • Empowerment
  • • Democratic values and practices

With the support and the contribution of:

With the support and the contribution of: