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Navigators on creative seas - 2nd edition

Training Course

7-13 September 2021 | Calarasi, Romania

Youth workers from 15 countries explore during a TC how to help young people solve community and individual problems through creativity and decision-making techniques.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 disease has posed great challenges to the worldwide economy and people’s daily lives and will have far-reaching consequences beyond the spread of the disease. At the same time, the crisis is also a strong driver of creativity and innovation. One can already observe abundant creativity and innovation emerging at the national, institutional, organizational, and individual levels. The involvement of youth workers as the frontline staff is essential to help young people solve community and individual problems through creativity and decision-making techniques. Creativity plays an essential role in helping youth deal with stress, fear, and uncertainty in times of crisis; express and regulate emotions in times of crisis; solve problems for fighting COVID-19; cope with stress and threats; fight with boredom installed during city lockdown. Creativity and resilience can help not only individual young people, as well as organisations can learn creative processes to solve problems and challenges posed by COVID-19 and adapt to the current and upcoming changes. Moreover, creativity is valued as the most important business skill in all sectors and industries (according to the 2019 Linkedin research).

Creativity, innovation, and design thinking will be the main pillars of the second edition of the project Navigators on Creative Seas. Monomyths team joined forces with 14 Youth NGOs to create during a training course 1 design thinking youth map for Youth NGOs, interested to learn step-by-step how to facilitate creative problem-solving “incubators” with the young people from their communities to find solutions to a variety of challenges.

TC agenda & objectives

The 7 days training course focuses on delivering a practical curriculum on creativity, design thinking, and innovation and training 30 youth workers to develop their competencies, find creative solutions to crisis situations and expand their working horizons, encouraging the exchange of best practices.

The specific objectives of the training course:

O1: To create 7 days learning playground for 30 youth workers from 15 partner countries to test a collection of creative methods that can ultimately lead to innovation.

O2: To create by the end of the TC 5 interventions prototypes that answer to local challenges to be implemented in the local communities.

O3: To explore practical ways to mentor and facilitate design-thinking processes that empower youth to take action.

O4: 30 youth workers will develop a set of essential skills: creative, critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Info-pack: https://sites.google.com/view/navigatorsoncreativeseas2/home

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/9536

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This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from Albania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Jordan, Lithuania, Moldova, Morocco, Poland, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Ukraine

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth coaches

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

Monomyths (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Emilia Radu

E-Mail:

Phone: +40755935588

Costs

Participation fee

The participants should cover 1 PCR test as a contribution, while the host organisation will cover the costs of the second one.

Accommodation and food

Accommodation, meals, materials, transportation (based on distance bands), visa costs are covered 100% through the grant.

Travel reimbursement

Belarus – 255 EUR

Lithuania – 255 EUR

Greece – 255 EUR

Estonia – 255 EUR

Republic of Moldova – 160 EUR

Jordan – 255 EUR

Bulgaria – 160 EUR

Poland – 255 EUR

Ukraine – 255 EUR

Albania – 255 EUR

Georgia – 255 EUR

Spain – 340 EUR

Republic of North Macedonia – 255 EUR

Morocco - 340 EUR

(Out of the eligible costs, 20 euro from each participant was allocated already for the transport from Bucharest to Călărași)

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme

Participants are entitled to receive a Youthpass certificate from the organiser, for recognition of their competence development during the activity. Read more about Youthpass:

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