Training date

09/05/2023 - 13/05/2023
(9:00 - 12:30 - CET, Brussels time)

The training is specifically tailored to enhance individual training skills of trainers from member organisations, who meet a defined profile as an investment in the future of their organisation’s educational strategies. This course aims to expand the scope of the learning programmes beyond the national level and provide a European dimension, focusing on cultivating a European trade union identity. It covers a range of topics related to multicultural and transnational environments, integrating them into the training design process and pedagogical methodology commonly used at the European level.


  • Examine and compare Trade Union structures and their adult education processes within Europe.
  • Develop and incorporate a multicultural dimension in trade union education by exploring the influence of cultural differences, gender, and Trade Union cultures in a training environment;
  • Build and present training sessions combining various methodological approaches used in Trade Union training
  • Analyse acquired training skills by using a set of specific tools (self-assessment and portfolio) so as to lead to a validation of competences.

Working languages: English, French

Participants: The participants will be trainers who have completed a national basic training programme and have gained experience in union training accredited by their organisation. Participants should:

  • Have at least 3 years experience in organising, developing, delivering and evaluating learner-centred Trade Union Training on a national program for Trade Union members or professional officials;
  • Interest in participating in and promoting Trade Union training on European issues at both national and EU level;
  • Be able to communicate fluently in one of the following languages: French, English. 

The enclosed draft programme will give you an overview of the course contents.