Time to Move Event – Northwest Region

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 2 Oct 2018
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Sligo Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Sligo’s Northwest Time to Move event will be on Tuesday 2nd October 2018 in the Glasshouse hotel, Sligo.

  • Half day event (afternoon) 1.30pm – 4pm
  • Starting with a light lunch and informal networking followed by an official opening and presentations (3 sessions a 25/30 minutes each), finishing with Q&A
  • Information stands at the beginning of the event

There will be speakers from Léargas, the National Council of Guidance Counsellors and our special guest speaker is Mr Ruairí McKiernan co-founder of spunout.ie.


 Target group:

–     Guidance counsellors in second level schools, AEGI adult guidance counsellors,  youth information workers, Europe Direct Information Centres, EURES, DSP, ETB’s, , organisations working with migrants and refugees, librarians, TY coordinators, ETB youth officers,  Youth reach, INTREO offices, LES, Leader Partnership companies, disability services, National Learning Network, partnerships

Aims and objectives:

–     To bring guidance counsellors, youth information workers and other professionals working with young people at local/regional level together to enable/enhance  personal contacts and encourage/plan future cooperation at local level  for the benefit of young people.

–     To explore the impact of a period of mobility (volunteering, education/ training, work) on personal and professional development, using an evidence based approach.

–     To provide information on opportunities for mobility for all young people ( including those with less opportunities).

–     To share inspirational testimonies and personal stories by returned EVS volunteers, students who have studied in Europe and those who have worked abroad.