Up Rural! (Let’s Green, Digital and animate Rural Inclusive Territories) is an Erasmus+ funded collaboration project between 7 Partners across 6 countries – Ireland, Romania, Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain.

Let’s green, digital and animate rural inclusive territories!


This project has been funded by the European Union.

Learn, Teach & Train Activities 
Cluj- Napoca & Targu Mures, Romania
October 16th - October 20th 2023

In October 2023, 30 participants, from across the partner territories, engaged in the work-based learning for future employment in Romania.

Asociația GAL Napoca Porolissum (Romania), recently hosted the LTTA, Work Based Learning for Future Employment - Romania, based in Cluj-Napoca and surrounding rural communities. Thirty participants, from across the partner territories of Asociația GAL Napoca Porolissum (Romania), Ballyhoura Development CLG (Ireland), GEInnova (Spain), Synthesis (Cyprus), Exeo Lab (Italy) and Innovation Hive (Greece), engaged in the initiative.

Participants engaged in practical activities, relating to the role of community development officer, in the following areas:

  • Development of sustainability documents to include sustainability reports.
  • Carry out green activities with local communities.
  • Work with and for disadvantaged people.
  • Produce digital communications e.g. share work on social networks.
  • Highlight and make community problems visible.

Community Development Skills included:

  • Sustainability & Green
  • Teamwork & leadership
  • Digital & traditional communication
  • Networking & relationship building
  • Promotion & animation
  • Time management
  • Project management
  • Presentation

Find out more about the Up-Rural! project

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