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Training Course

29 May - 4 June 2012 | Glasgow, United Kingdom

In this year of the Olympics we explore how to use sport as a tool towards intercultural dialogue & entrepreneurship. In this TC we bring community/social/youth workers & those that work within sport together to develop new ideas, strategies & projects.
The 3 Phases in the Training are: READY, STEADY and GO! The READY phase will be about getting to know each other, introducing the topics and exploring theory. The STEADY phase will be about examining best practice, sharing inspiration and building on each other's ideas. Finally, the GO phase will be about developing tools, collaborations and strategies for next steps. OBJECTIVES: To raise the principles and values of the Olympic Ideals and improve the understanding of the Olympic Ideals and their place in the world today. A better knowledge of the concept of social learning through sport - how sport enables cross-cultural, cross-linguistic and cross generational connections, understanding and opportunities. A better understanding of how to use Sports as an effective tool for job creation, entrepreneurship and economical development. New ideas and plans to take forward with participants on this course as well as to take back home in relation to all the things that have been learned. METHODS: - Simulation Exercises: Role play and simulation activities so the participants can feel the protagonists and to understand better the Olympic values. - Multimedia Presentations: Presentations creatively and carefully designed from the trainer's team. - Creative Workshops: Workshops to promote creativity and to help participants group to explore in a different way, the outcomes. Loesje creative writing workshop will be one of them. For more details of the workshop please visit www.loesje.org - Presentation of good practices ACTIVITIES FORESEEN: - Interactive workshops: Olympic Ideals and Values, Intercultural Dialogue, Globalisation, Strategic Planning, Youthpass, Loesje workshop, YIA. - Visiting Local Projects relevant to the topic. - Socialising Activities, sports, intercultural night, City rally, parties, games. After the TC all participants will have the opportunity to have in a a CD all the resources used throughout the course. All multimedia presentation will be there.

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Training overview


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This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Community/Social Workers and those that work within sport

Working language(s):



UK National Agency (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Jonathan Robertson


Phone: +44 (0)141 2374767

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.


This project is financed by the Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. Please contact your NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

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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