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TOTEM: Training of Trainers in EuroMed: skills and competences for training in EuroMed

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Appendix 1: PROJECTS AND PARTICIPANTS REVIEWS AND EVALUATIONS 

Participant Numbers

Spring it EuroMed

Training Name:

Spring It Euromed! Training Course (for youth NGOs Leaders in Volunteer Management Programmes as a tool for civil society development)

The Team:

Inbal Shtivi (Isreal), Asiye Duman (Turkey), Bruno Antonio (Portugal), Ania Cebula (Poland)

 

Introduction: TC introduced the importance of VMP as a methodology for improving the learning process of young people, as a tool for engaging young people in NGOs, adaptable to the cultural diversity and realities in the EuroMed context.

 

Aim:

The main aim of the Training Course was to provide our participants with the necessary competences to ensure high quality standards in designing, implementing and evaluating Volunteer Management Programme as a tool to support the continuous learning and commitment of young people to civil society.

Objectives:

- To raise the awareness of participants on how youth organisations and volunteering contributes to and supports the development of a better and more participatory democracy culture in our society;

- To create an opportunity for learning from each other organisations, e.g. by sharing different existing approaches and tools being used by youth organisations to motivate and engage their clients

- To improve the quality of organisations’ work, giving a framework of methods and practices to assist young leaders in dealing with the management of human resources in the organisation.

- To develop the competences of the participants to use strategic planning methods to support the design and implementation of members and volunteer management programmes (recruitment, volunteer needs assessment, motivation, coaching, monitoring and evaluation);

- To improve participants’ competences and motivate them  to introduce  intercultural learning into their work;

-To create a tool box with different and innovative approaches and ideas being used by partner organisations to increase and sustain the participation and motivation of members and volunteers in our organisations;

Location: Rybnik, Poland

When: 2nd July – 8th July 2012

 

Number of Participants: 16

Countries represented:

Israel, Turkey, Portugal, Poland, Egypt, Morocco

 

Impact of TC:

Short-term impact: Change in perception of VMP content among participants

 

Social Aspect: better understanding of different cultures among participants

 

How TC changed the culture of work of participants (not yet assessed) . We asked participants to share in a  Facebook group.

 

DEOR:

Tool Kit about Volunteer Management Programme created by participants

Movie about Training course created by participants

Information about the project on Internet – partners website

Visit in Kraków – NGO SzlachetnaPaczka and online FB transmission

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- our own work balance and management; concepts of jargon and difference; difference of experience; organisational challenges; availability and task division

- to be overcome:- missing support staff; DEOR issues

- things we still need to learn:- DEOR strategy on international context; creation of cooperation  code of rules, questioning our understanding

- things we learnt:- challenging experience; importance of previous acquaintance; importance of Euro-Med balance

Let’s Make it Happen

Training Name:

Let´s make it happen

The Team: Antonio Benaches Bodi (Spain), Esra Karliova Soysal (Turkey), Sofia Jagbrant (Sweden), Adib Lrhoul (Morocco)

Introduction: The project was about active youth participation at local level, youth unemployment and volunteerism.

 

Aim:

That participants would gain a better knowledge of how they can promote active citizenship and volunteerism in a local context.

 

Objectives:

  • To improve competences, knowledge and skills of participants in terms of youth participation, active citizenship, employability and volunteering
  • To compare youth unemployment and volunteering in each country
  • To discover different EuroMed cultures and positively enhance the differences in order to fight against racism
  • To analyse the Youthpass tool and evaluate competences, explore the application of Youthpass in Euromed Youth programme projects

Location: Valencia, Spain

When: 9th -17th July 2012

Number of Participants: 23

 

Countries represented: Egypt, Spain, Morocco, Sweden, Turkey

Impact of TC: We had an open activity for the public in a park. We shared information about our project, gave balloons to children and organized other activities (200 people).

 

We contacted different organizations in Valencia and visited the youth council.

 

DEOR: Public fair impact, USB stick with all materials, movie

 

 

Youth Participation on Global Issues

Training Name: Youth participation on global issues

 

The Team: Antonio Benaches Bodi (Spain), Esra Karliova Soysal (Turkey), Sofia Jagbrant (Sweden), Adib Lrhoul (Morocco)

Introduction:

The project was about active youth participation on global issues as well as methods on how to generate curiosity and awareness about it.

 

Aim:

That participants would gain a better knowledge and motivation about how to improve youth participation on global issues in their local context.

Objectives:

  • To improve knowledge about global issues (economic, social and environmental)
  • To draw participants’  attention to  the importance of participation in global issues
  • To empower participation for more participation
  • To promote the Youth in Action programme
  • To develop dialogue between young people from different cultural backgrounds

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

 

When: 20th-26th August 2012

 

Number of Participants: 20

 

Countries represented: Egypt, Spain, Morocco, Sweden, Turkey

 

Impact of TC: Participants were better informed on global issues in general and shared knowledge about them

 

DEOR: Shared files and methods online. Facebook group.

 

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- lack of transparency with one of the trainers; visa issues; rejection of first application; improving teamwork within the delivery team

- to be overcome:- applying in Morocco

- things we still need to learn:- decision making processes; time management;  improve communication between trainers and participants in national groups; task division

- things we learnt:- Intercultural understanding; planning strategies together on-line; new training tools and methods

Religion as a cross cutting issue in Youth Work

Training Name: Hiwar… Religion as a cross-cutting issue in youth work within EuroMed context

The Team:  Ieva Grundsteine (Latvia), Joke Van Dooren (Belgium), Iyad Aljaber (Jordan)

Introduction:

Starting with the idea that religion occupies an inherent and inevitable dimension in all EuroMed youth activities, this training course aims at developing participants’ competences to tackle this issue with confidence ‘regardless of the main theme of the intended activity (e.g. gender, environment, etc…).

Aim:

To promote intercultural dialogue through deeper understanding of the inherent cross-cutting religious dimension and by  providing tools to tackle this critical issue in youth work in the EuroMed context more effectively

Objectives:

  1. Raise awareness about different beliefs & their impact on EuroMed work
  2. Provide youth workers with the pedagogical tools they require to approach the EuroMed religious dimension
  3. Give participants the confidence  & motivate them to tackle this dimension within their work

Location: Madaba, Jordan (Jordanian capital of culture 2012)

When: 27th September – 5th October 2012

Number of Participants : 21 (9 MEDA, 10 EU, and 2 EU-MEDA)

Countries represented: Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Bulgaria, Germany, Latvia, Belgium, and Sweden (4 MEDA and 5 EU)

Impact of TC:

  • Enhanced participants’ level of understanding of issues related to different beliefs, stereotypes and attitudes particularly for different cultures within EuroMed context
  • Improved participant  knowledge of  the different religions/ beliefs within EuroMed context
  • Improved participants’ awareness of ‘religion’ as a crosscutting dimension in their youth work
  • Creation of pedagogical tools to deal with possible belief/religion-related challenges in local, national and EuroMed youth work
  • More confident and motivated participants able  to tackle the issue of religion in their youth work contexts
  • Improved relationships with national organizations and networks

 

DEOR:

  • 4-5 potential projects
  • 2 tools
  • 2 Movies
  • 4 Performances that could be used as tools
  • FB Page , YouTube channel
  • RIIFS’s new EuroMed project touching on different youth-related social components
  • Anna Lindh Foundation

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- dealing with the consequences of a forced partnership; integration of all team members equally; losing a partner just before the implementation

- to be overcome:- long EMYU evaluation process

- things we still need to learn:- to communicate effectively about task division between the training and the logistics team

- things we learnt:-  being consciously aware of and keeping in mind the objectives and achieving them; adaption and making full use of the training styles and resources available in the trainer team

Can YaMakan (I and II)

Training Name: Can YaMakan ... Human Rights (I)

The Team:  Elena Diez Villagrasa (Spain), Angie Haddad (Jordan), Ognian Gadoularov (Bulgaria), Haythem Kamel (Egypt)

Introduction:

"Can YaMakan ... Human Rights" unites Arabic and English to reflect the intercultural concept behind the training course. It also clearly reflects the main topic – Human Rights from a Euro Mediterranean perspective.

Aim:

The general aim of the training course is to promote Human Rights Education through the utilisation and adaptation of stories (tales, myths, fables, etc.) as an integral part of heritage within the EuroMed region.

 

Objectives:

  1. To increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of Human Rights and Human Rights Education
  2. To develop skills in storytelling, using voice and language.
  3. To identify relationships between stories from different EuroMed regions and Human Rights values.
  4. To identify the possibilities of using stories as a pedagogical tool for Human Rights Education.
  5. To create tools for Human Rights Education which participants can implement in their local contexts.

Location: Coma-Ruga, Catalunya, Spain

When: 29 March – 6 April 2012

Number of Participants : 21

Countries represented: Jordan, Spain, Bulgaria, Egypt, Poland , Portugal

Impact of TC:

  • Public performance for local people in Coma-Ruga
  • Relationships with local organizations
  • Workshops implemented by the participants in their local communities (implementing the CHRE tools) – more than 200 children participated.
  • New projects developed in local communities inspired by TC

DEOR:

  • 7 tools for HRE/CHRE
  • 2 Movies / Performance
  • 5 Video tutorials on tools
  • FB Page, YouTube channel, Blog.

 Training Name: Can YaMakan .. Human Rights (II)

The Team:  Elena Diez Villagrasa (Spain), Angie Haddad (Jordan), Ognian Gadoularov (Bulgaria), Haythem Kamel (Egypt)

Introduction: "Can YaMakan ... Human Rights" unites  Arabic and English to reflect the intercultural concept behind the training course. It also clearly reflects the main topic – Human Rights from a Euro Mediterranean perspective.

Aim:

 

To evaluate the results of using tools for Human Rights Education through the stories and storytelling created in Phase I in Spain and implemented in participants’ local contexts. Furthermore, it aims to expand the usage of different types of art as pedagogical tools (theatre, puppetry & illustration) in order to create ready-to-use methods for Human Rights Education for children.

 

Objectives:

  1. To evaluate the results of using the tools created in Phase I.
  2. To expand usage of different types of art as pedagogical tools (theatre, puppetry & illustration).
  3. To create ready-to-use methods for Human Rights Education for children
  4. To develop practical guidelines and descriptions of stories and how they can be implemented
  5. To create highly motivated and trained team of educators/youth workers.

Location: Amman , Jordan

When: 21- 29 August 2012

Number of Participants: 18

Countries represented: Jordan, Spain, Bulgaria, Egypt, Poland , Portugal

Impact of TC:

  • Workshop for local children in “The House of tales and music”.
  • Relationships with local organizations
  • New projects were started after the TC – project to translate and publish the tools in Bulgarian
  • Common commitments by participants were agreed for future implementation of workshops

DEOR:

  • 5 Tools for HRE/CHRE using illustration, theatre, puppetry
  • 2 Movies , 1 Workshop
  • 5 Video Tutorials on tools
  • Face book Page, YouTube channel , Blog, Live stream channel, Twitter Hash tag, 1 public performance at a festival (Amman fi Ramadan)
     

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- Overcoming challenges: - involving new participants (who did not participate in Phase I) in the second phase of LTTC (engaging and supporting them to actively participate); finalising Session Outlines on time; collecting all tenable results during the training; following up of the process (coaching and mentoring of participants after the TC)

- To be overcome: - managing deadlines; reporting on time; time management, changing parts of the programme without consulting the participants

- Things we still need to learn: - is it possible for everyone to work with each other (especially in terms of quality); to identify specific learning needs for international groups and adapt and apply an appropriate methodology; meeting deadlines; planning and managing structure in the projects

- Things we learnt: - ability to adapt to and accept differences with each partner in the team; how to improve our own learning process; to trust and work efficiently with support staff.

Motivation for Activation

Training Name:

Motivation for Activation

The Team:

Silvia Crocitta (Italy), Genar Ersoy (Turkey), Ibrahim AbdelAty (Egypt), Saad Selmadji (Algeria), Fairouz Elham Daovi (Morocco)

 

Introduction: The project was divided into 3 phases (prep-analysis and materials/trainer contact; implementation; follow-up and dissemination).

 

Aim:

Raise awareness and sensitivity about active participation through refining each participant soft skill and addressing it to the volunteering system.

 

Objectives:

  • Improvement of soft skills and new tools in the EuroMed area;
  • Active participation in the EuroMed area;
  • Volunteering as  promotion of a positive attitude towards and awareness of the different cultures of the Mediterranean area;
  • Acquisition of competences and social skills for the social development of young people in the active participation and volunteering framework.

 

Location: Reggio Calabria, Italy

When:21st – 29th April 2012

Number of Participants:

11 participants + 4 supporters + 2 helpers.

Countries represented:

Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco

Impact of TC:

- Intercultural learning on themes of citizenship, soft skills exploration of active volunteering

- Building partnerships between the participants

- Activation and improved involvement in NGOs

- Meeting with stakeholders/local actors

- Obtaining the support of local actors (Municipality, University, etc.)

DEOR:

Creating a network of new volunteers and trainers

Creating a diary/booklet

Creating new tools/best practices for future trainers in the topics explored

 

Activation 4 Participation

Training Name:

Activation 4 Participation

The Team:

Silvia Crocitta (Italy), Genar Ersoy (Turkey), Ibrahim Abdel Aty (Egypt), Saad Selmadji (Algeria), Fairouz Elham Daovi (Morocco) 

Introduction: The project is about active citizenship in the EuroMed area; volunteering as promotion of a positive attitude and awareness, making them different in the active participation and volunteering framework.

Aim:

Participation and Active Citizenship for Youth Workers and Youth Leaders

Objectives:

Raise awareness of the related topic

Build future youth workers’ competences

Provide youth workers with soft skills

Support youth workers’ motivation to be Active Citizens

 

 

 

 

Location: Izmir, Turkey

 

When:23-30 August 2012

Number of Participants:

16

 

Countries represented:

Algeria-Egypt-Morocco-Poland-Turkey

 

Impact of TC:

Relationship with local organisation

New project ideas by participants

Workshops

DEOR:

Videos

Interviews

FB page

New Tools

 

 

 

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- loss of participants; changing timetable; group separation

- to be overcome:- division of tasks; managing deadlines; mutual understanding

- things we still need to learn:- internal problem solving; cohesion of team work; communication management

- things we learnt:- money management; aspects of taking responsibility; how to deal with integrations.  

Between Two Margins    

Training Name:

Between 2 Margins – Training Course on Social Activism in Euromed

The Team:

Angie Haddad (Jordan), Elena Diez Villagrasa (Spain), Nuno Carvalho (Portugal)

Introduction:

Between 2 Margins - Training course on Social Activism in EuroMed” is a training course for youth leaders from the Euro Mediterranean region aimed at understanding and reflecting on the new forms of social and political activism in this region for the XXI century.

 

Its objectives focus on identifying, understanding and reflecting on the impact of the Information Society and Human Rights on the social and political processes in the Euro-Mediterranean region. As a final product of this training course, participants will develop a toolkit with activities in the field of social and political activism for use in youth work.

Aim:

 Understand and reflect on the new forms of social and political activism for this region in the XXI century

Objectives:

Strategic objectives

  • Promote cooperation between youth organizations within the framework
    of Youth in Action and EuroMed programmes;
  • Share practices in the field of youth participation and active
    citizenship between youth organizations in the EuroMed region;
  • Disseminate tools/activities in the field of social activism to promote youth empowerment in the political and social processes in the EuroMed region.

Learning objectives

  • Identify globally the main trends and social issues in the Euro-Mediterranean region;
  • Reflect on political and social processes in the Euro-Mediterranean region;
  • Gain a global understanding of the aims, methodologies and procedures of Youth in Action and EuroMed Youth Programmes;
  • Create activities and tools in the field of social activism of in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Location:

Quinta Valenciana – Seixal [Portugal]

When:

27.06 - 05.07.2012

Number of Participants:

18

Countries represented:

PT, ES, IT, RO, GR, JO, PS and EG

Impact of TC:

  • Development of key participant competences
  • Organizational change and use of the results of the project
  • Replication and adaptation of the tools developed in the project

DEOR:

  • Participation in Tool Fair
  • EVE platform
  • Presentation of the results of the project

Evaluation of Partnership:

- overcoming challenges:- the compromise between process and results; the administrative process when working with MEDA countries; more efficient use of IC tools

- to be overcome:-; the administrative process and price of tickets and travel

- things we still need to learn:- managing stress in the training group

- things we learnt:- attitude and tools to communicate in trainer teaching modules

Active Volunteering in EuroMed

Training Name:

Active Volunteering in EUROMED

The Team: Nouha, Sandrine d’Halluiun (France), Saad Selmadji (Algeria), Aytac Uzunlas (Turkey), Mouad Zagdoud (Netherlands)

Introduction: The project is about traınıng young people from NGOs to ımplement EVS projects between MEDA and European countrıes and learn about the value of thıs experıence and its positive impact on both the youngster’s lıfe and the work of the NGOs.

Aim:

-Prepare NGO leaders, youth workers and potential volunteers and EVS projects EMVS.

- Encouraging partnerships between Europe and MEDA countries for EVS partnerships in order to give young people a valuable and respected experience of travelling, living and working abroad as an alternative to illegal immigration.

-Improving the skills of youth associations working in the EUROMED region by creating projects and EMVS EVS.

-Increasing measures to support youth employability by NGOs

-Increasing the roles and responsibilities in matters of active youth citizenship through voluntary service associations.

Objectives:

-Introduction and training of youth workers on EVS and EMVS projects.

-Provide documents, information and tools to understand and properly conduct EVS and EMVS projects by participants so that they can become multipliers.

-Learn to manage EVS and EMVS projects as HO, SO, project manager, mentor, volunteer.

- Work on the talents and skills of communication, personality development, positive attitude and creative thinking and giving youth workers the space and opportunity to practise and improve themselves so that they are effective and able to develop these skills in their young people, community and NGOs.

-Train participants to manage and resolve problems and difficult situations in EMVS EVS projects

- Learn and understand about the EVS culture and how to live and work in it.

-Improve knowledge and awareness of participants in intercultural learning and interreligious dialogue by facilitating discussion on the situation in each country and the exchange of different cultures to ensure a good understanding between participants and the construction of a solid partnership for future projects in EUROMED youth and youth in Action programs.

-Highlight the themes of European citizenship versus euro Mediterranean citizenship to promote a balance of knowledge and life skills among MEDA NGOs and European NGOs.

-Develop and use EVS and EMVS projects in the work of NGOs to build active youth citizenship.

-Create working partnerships between European and Mediterranean participants to facilitate future EVS EMVS projects.

-Explore and develop techniques and tools of motivation, reinforcement and promotion of youth participation in voluntary work.

-Share expertise and experiences of community work between representatives of European and Mediterranean countries.

-Identify measures and criteria needed to support NGOs in youth employability in the Euro-Mediterranean space through the actions of voluntary service of EUROMED Youth and Youth in Action 4 programs.

Location: Sousse, Tunisia

When: 03 – 11 September 2012,

Number of Participants: 24 - 3 per partner

Countries represented: Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, France, Spain, Netherlands, Italy

Impact of TC:

- Intercultural learning on themes of citizenship, culture and employability of active volunteering.

- Building partnerships between the participating countries for EMVS EVS projects.

- Activation and better involvement of NGOs in voluntary work with young people.

- Learning and sharing best practices and methods of non-formal education.

DEOR:

Creating the training blog: collecting outcomes of the meeting, tools and learning tips and evaluation outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- managing time for discussing meeting online (doodle); managing money and training fees

- to be overcome:- agreeing dates of project

- things we still need to learn:- division of tasks; tools to be implemented

- things we learnt:- use of doodles; guidelines of EUROMED youth programme

Active8, Motiv8, Cultiv8

Training Name: Activ8 in Euro-Med

The Team: Angela Edwards (UK), Aytac Uzunlas (Turkey), Annan Ibrahim Mohamed (Egypt),

Introduction:

Working with young people on the topics of sports using non formal education methods

 

Aim:

Building capacity and competences of youth workers

Improving the quality of youth workers through sports.

 

Objectives:

Using non- formal educational tools

Fan Coaching

Positive cheering

International learning

Peer education through sports

Learning to learn

Location: Ankara Turkey

When: 27th February – 6th March 2012

Number of Participants: 38

Countries represented:  Turkey, UK, Egypt, Lebanon, Spain, Jordan

Impact of TC:

Growing partnerships

Euro-med awareness

New experiences for young people

Lifetime friendships

Local community involvement

Media involvement

 

DEOR:

Broadcast and printed media

Face Book

Euro-med Magazine (15) page 30

 

Training Name: Motiv8 in Euro-Med

The Team: Angela Edwards (UK), Annan Ibrahim Mohamed (Egypt), Antonio Benaches Bodi (Spain) , Samer Al-Kasih (Jordan), LamaTabet (Lebanon), Ayodejl Olofintila (UK)

Introduction:

A training course to explore how sports can be used to engage young people and highlight Olympic values.

 

Aim:

Using sports as a tool for social inclusion

Developing employability skills through sports

 

Objectives:

Using workshops and active participation

Visiting the Olympic village and local youth centres

Developing and implementing a community event in collaboration with young people.

Exploring  Olympic values and spirit

Transferring new skills to trainees to be used in their local communities and also for the creation of new jobs and better employability.

Location: London and Dudley (UK)

When: 9th -17th June 2012

Number of Participants: 34

Countries represented: Turkey, UK, Egypt, Lebanon, Spain, Jordan

Impact of TC:

New jobs for young people

More youth participation (motivated youth).

Knowledge of Motiv8

New Projects 1.2 YIA + 3 Euro -Med projects

Intercultural awareness

Involvement and awareness of local community

Involvement of media in partner countries

 

DEOR:

Face Book

Twitter

You Tube

Newsletter

Media Coverage

Scrap Book

Community Events

Local activities

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- budget management; weather; transport; time management; rejection and re-application

- to be overcome:- visa issues; communication; age of participation

- things we still need to learn:- working in an international environment; managing cultural differences; cooperation in general

- things we learnt:- allowing the host to focus on one task; communication; support team

EuroMed Path 2 Active Citizenship

Training Name:

EuroMed Path to Active Citizenship - EPAC

The Team:

Abbas Sibai (Lebanon), Abdullah Khazein (Algeria), Ayodejl Olofintila (UK),Shadi Zatara (Palestine), Aytac Uzunlas(Turkey)

Introduction:

The project puts “Thinking Global, Acting Local” into practice in terms of Active Citizenship.

It provides participants with practical knowledge, enhances their skills, and equips them with suitable tools to meet the different needs of 5 countries in terms of Active Citizenship and implementation.

 

Aim:
Inspire a sense of active citizenship among young people and youth workers by involving them in the process of shaping their future.

Objectives:

1-     to promote young people’s active citizenship in general and their European citizenship in particular

2-     to develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young people, in order to foster social cohesion in the European Union

3-     to foster mutual understanding between young people in different countries

4-     to contribute to developing the quality of support systems for youth activities and the capabilities of civil society organisations in the youth field

5-     to promote European cooperation in the youth field

Location:

Manchester, UK

 

When:

April 2013

Number of Participants:

25 participants

Countries represented:

UK, Algeria, Turkey, Lebanon, Palestine

Impact of TC:

Learning how to overcome obstacles in international teams, improve and adapt projects.
Learning to design a project that suits the different backgrounds of participants from different countries within the EuroMed region.

DEOR:

Conference closing, CD of produced materials/tools, press releases in media, documentary video, Newsletters, social media, promotional items

 

 

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- communication challenges in setting objectives; allocating target group and including others; meeting deadlines; adapting content to suit UK’s priority; application, stress, waiting for approval  and reapplication

- to be overcome:- applying to MEDA countries; losing Turkish partner

- things we still need to learn:- to be patient; staying focused and calm; ability to unite and face challenges and overcome them

- things we learnt:- nothing works unless the whole group and partners agree; to keep up the momentum and motivation; understanding differences, diversity and attitudes

I Are We Am

Training Name:

I are We am

The Team:

Sandrine d’Halluiun (France), Nuno Carvalho (Portugal), Naim, Mouad Zagdoud (Netherlands),  Chokri

Introduction: A TC based on the book entitled « The 7 habits of highly effective people » written by Stephen R. Covey.  The approach encourages people to free themselves and do their own thing, moving from a dependent to independent and from an independent to interdependent reality while notching up private and public victories at every stage.

Aim:

1. To empower youth workers by improving their personal and organizational change skills, in order to consolidate their contribution to EuroMed projects/programmes

2. To develop quality partnerships and projects in the following key EuroMed areas : cultural diversity & minority cultures, active youth participation, inclusion of disadvantaged & migrant youth

Objectives :

1. To get a good understanding of the I-D approach in day-to-day youth work

2. To be able to transfer the I-D approach to one's personal & professional context

3. To acquire advanced tools and key competences in : stress management, time management, conflict  management and intercultural communication

4. To be able to find one's way out of personal and professional problem situations

Location:

Ashdod –Israel

Groot-Amsterdam

When:

10-16 June 2012 Israel

19-25 August 2012 Netherlands

Number of Participants:

20 participants (4 per country)

 

Countries represented:

Israel, Portugal, France, Netherlands and Tunisia

Impact of TC:

 

None recorded

DEOR:

 

None recorded

Evaluation of Partnership:    

- overcoming challenges:- 4 experienced mature people starting from 0 in an innovative project; was it appropriate as it was the idea of a team member no longer in the team; working in a peaceful way

- to be overcome:- administrative rules of application process; confirming understanding of basic agreement; losing a team member

- things we still need to learn:- new strategies for dealing with administrative process; more cooperative digital tools; GMT and managing time

- things we learnt:- to play new roles; use media tools such as doodle and Google

Appendix 2 - Trainer Competences Cards

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