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Exploring Culture 2

Training Course

3-10 December 2006 | Viterbo, Italy

2nd edition of "Exploring Culture" (March 06) - explores concepts like culture, groups, values, identity, perception, - is a reflection and learning process to develop competences, skills, knowledge needed for YOUTH activities.
Aims of the project - to strengthen confidence and understanding of self (personal identity) in all participants; - to build awareness and recognition of differences between cultures and identities, at local, national, and international level, as well as to identify the existing common ground between the participants´ realities at these different levels; - to prepare the field for future collaboration including projects with a local impact or within the context of the YOUTH Programme; - to increase inter-generational dialogue and build bridges between seemingly contrasting cultural backgrounds, especially regarding the contrast between rural and urban areas and the people, who live in them; Objectives - Provide space for participants to explore and strengthen their confidence and understanding of self as the basis for learning and interaction. - Build awareness and recognition of differences between cultures and identities taking into consideration the dimensions of region, gender, race, social class, religion, nation. - Identify the existing common ground between the participants´ realities at different levels. - Provide the opportunity to develop new skills and competencies as well as to reinforce existing ones – especially those regarding personal communication, interaction, and intercultural comprehension. - Inspire fascination in and willingness to explore other cultures and aspects of identity providing an experience of intercultural learning in order to build a stronger understanding of the European dimension. - Propose an innovative approach to experiential learning, based on the perception of the different levels in each own´s personal identity.

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 25 participants

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers

Working language(s):



Europe Direct Lazio - Eurodesk Viterbo (SALTO Resource Centre)

Contact for questions:

Carmine Rodi Falanga

Fax: +39 0761 357296


Phone: +39 0761 357272


Board and lodging are provided and paid by the host organisation. Travel will be met firstly by the individual or sending organisation, and then 70% of the costs will be reimbursed following attendance at the training course.
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