Presentation on theme: "Case Study 2- Russell Yates, European Strategy Adviser, St Peters Partnerships."— Presentation transcript:
Case Study 2- Russell Yates, European Strategy Adviser, St Peters Partnerships
A range of EU programmes to develop a comprehensive European strategy for St Peters Partnerships Not just about funding, but how SPP can operate in a European context
Russell Yates – European Officer for a number of Local Authorities in Greater Manchester Interested in helping bring Europe closer to residents, organisations and communities through Progressive European Solutions
For St Peters Partnerships Leonardo: paid work placements for people in the labour market Transversal: 5 managers to undertake study visits Progress: exchange of good practice and further development of social enterprise as a tool for youth employability with 8 countries Youth in Action: youth exchanges for 16 young people Youth in Action: youth forum to influence Council service delivery Grundtvig Senior Volunteers: exchange of 6 volunteers All based on SPP existing strategies and work streams
Development A willing organisation to work in a European context Some match funding (but not much) An understanding of the processes / previously funded projects / European aims Less paper work than you may think!! An EU partner
Partners Leonardo – EUCLID member in Ireland (The Wheel) to progress work experience exchanges Youth In Action – Serbian contact through EUCLID Progress – 8 EUCLID members involved in social enterprise development Grundtvig – twin town in France
Key Messages Aim High – think outside of the UK box We all have the same goals Partners want what you want Dont worry about language Enjoy the experience – Europe is amazing !!