European Solidarity Corps Project

21st Century Skills Academy

21st Century Skills Academy aims to connect the youth with critical thinking, teamwork, and digital innovation skills and equip them with crucial tools to understand digital transformation. In an ongoing and rapidly changing digital society, soft skills have primary importance as prerequisites for the progress and development of people and their communities. COVID-19 has made it clear that we entered a Digital World, and young people must adapt to this new living and working environment.

The training seminars under this programme are:

In this webinar, the participants are introduced to the most fundamental 21st-Century Skills, and emphasis is given to why they are of utmost importance in the modern, ever-evolving society. The training consists of skills such as analytic reasoning, complex problem-solving, adaptability, decision-making, leadership, media literacy, critical thinking, and teamwork. Case studies and practical examples of successful people who embody such skills are also showcased to cultivate inspiration among the participants. 

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This seminar’s interactive activities include play, simulation, networking, team bonding, pitching, practical use of social media, and transmedia navigation. The activities are based on a non-formal education methodology, including interactive activities among the participants. 

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Skill it up! transmits dialogue and knowledge on a local level. The teams find solutions to challenges connected with SDGs. Participants are divided into groups according to their topic preferences and challenged to find answers. For 2 days, the participants work in teams and have to deliver their ideas by the end of the Hackathon. They present their ideas to an evaluation committee and win the prize of Skill it up! 

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This training seminar provides participants with guidance concerning their preparation of applications for submission. It is an online activity through an accessible platform. The participants are divided into teams according to their skills and preferred topics for submitting projects for the Call Round 3 of ESC in October 2021.

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1/3/2021 – 28/2/2022


€ 7.644

National Agency

Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation – INEDIVIM


Youthmakers Hub (YMH)