"Dual Career in COVID Environment (DCCE)". YE in Sofia, Bulgaria| 22 to 30 of September 2022

Updated: Aug 30

Project Name: Youth Exchange “Dual Career in COVID Environment" (DCCE)”

Activity: Youth Exchange in Bulgaria. The "Dual Career in COVID Environment" (DCCE) project will involve 21 participants from Bulgaria, Turkey and Cyprus in Montana, Bulgaria in August 2022.

Youth Exchange: 22 to 30 of September (including travelling days)

Accommodation: The accommodation for the participants will be announced later

Food: The venue of the training will serve the participants with 3- times-a-day meals and snacks and beverages for the coffee breaks.

Travelling food and accommodation all are paid from the program (For an application you must be member of our organization, if you want to apply for membership you can go for the application to the link: https://www.acpelia.org/be-a-member

6 youngsters and one leader will be selected from our organisation. The profile of the participants is youth 15-29 years old who are active in the field of sports, semi-professional or professional athletes as well as participants with fewer opportunities who are facing social, economical, cultural and geographical challenges.

Project summary:

The "Dual Career in COVID Environment" (DCCE) is a 7-month Youth Exchange initiated from SPORTSROOM (Bulgaria) with the support of Active Cypriot Programs and European Learning Into Acceptance (Cyprus) and IZMIR PERFORMANCE YOUTH AND SPORTS CLUB ASSOCIATION (Turkey) with the mission to help solve the 21 young people from 3 countries who are actively involved in the sports activities, semi-professional and professional athletes the three main problems that are of great importance to us and that we are currently going through. The first one is about the lack of knowledge about Dual Career, which leads to the second problem which is the high youth unemployment rate in Europe and the third one is the negative impact of COVID-19 and how we can turn it into an opportunity.

The "DCCE" activity will take place in 22 to 30 of September 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The project objectives are:

- Provide the participants ’understanding of the key principles of dual career planning and help to find a balance between sports and educational careers.

- Developing a common understanding of dual-career implementation already at a young age.

- To raise awareness about the real-time opportunities to have a good place to implement dual-career even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

- Educate athletes to have more than one action plan adapted if there will be another or something similar like the COVID-19 pandemic situation in the world.

Aplication for Interest of Participation: https://forms.gle/ZzhNdY5NMAMbaRzA9

If you want to be a candidate of our program please complete the application form and don't forget to complete the membership form if you are not a member of our organisation. Link for completing the application of membership: https://www.acpelia.org/be-a-member

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