Apply now for the Erasmus+ Transnational Corporation Activities (TCA) seminar, 'Public libraries and their roles and work with inclusion and learning' by 10 March 2019. Applications will be accepted from UK based participants within the fields of Adult Education , particularly employees in libraries who are willing to learn and share practices on how public libraries can work as an inclusion and learning arena in the adult education sector.
Selected participants based in the UK will receive up to 100% reimbursement of their travel costs, up to a maximum of 500 euro. Accommodation and subsistence is usually provided for free by the event organisers or else covered by the UK National Agency.
- Starting date of the event: 06/05/2019
- Ending date of the event: 08/05/2019
- Event venue: Bergen, Norway
- Working language: English
Profile of participants
The seminar is open to participants within the fields of Adult Education. The seminar is mainly targeted at employees in libraries who are willing to learn and share practices on how public libraries can work as an inclusion and learning arena. Participants should also be willing to explore the idea of participating in Erasmus+.
Themes and goals of the event:
Presentation of “learning in Norwegian libraries”
Give inspiration and share new ideas about libraries as an arena for integration
Discussion of the situation in the participating countries.
Study-visits to libraries in the region working actively with inclusion and learning.
Discussions and knowledge about Libraries as an inclusion and learning arena
Networking and sharing experience
Inspiration for the future work and European projects on the topic
Programme of event
Participants are expected to arrive on Sunday evening.
09:00 Introductions and getting to know each other
10:30 The paradigm shift in Norwegian libraries
11:00 The role of libraries in Europe (group discussion)
12:00 Lunch at the Hotel
13:00 Walk to Bergen Public Library
13:30 Bergen Public Library’s mobility project
14:00 International opportunities for libraries
15:00 Bergen Public Library as a learning arena
15:45 A tour of Bergen Public Library
16:30 Free time (Voluntary, Red Cross, Homework)
18:30 Dinner with sweets from all over Europe
08:43 Departure for Voss
09:56 Arrival at Voss
10:15 Meeting at the Voss Public Library – Examples from around the County
12:45 How to fill out an Erasmus+ application form
13:45 Networking walk
14:37 Departure for Bergen
15:57 Arrival in Bergen
15:58 Free time (Voluntary - Red Cross, Language Training 17-19)
09:00 Visit from Hordaland County Library – Gjensidigestiftelsen.
10:00 Sharing practice from all over Europe
11:00 Where do we take it from here?
12:30 Lunch at the hotel
12:45-14:30 Language café at Bergen Public Library (Voluntary)
Travel information: Fly to Flesland Bergen airport (BGO)
Apply by 10 March 2019!