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The Art of Facilitating

Training Course

21-29 May 2019 | Adamov, Czech Republic

The Art of Facilitating training – an interresting opportunity for youth workers to develop Experiential Learning facilitation in order to create and facilitate meaningful learning experiences for others using Experiential Learning as a tool.

This training course is based on non-formal education and experiential learning, being highly participatory and interactive. In the training you will be the creator of your own experience - the more you put into it, the more you will get out of it - guided by the facilitators and supported by the group. Your self-directed individual learning process will take place in a safe space and in a team-oriented and group-supported environment.

The flow of the program is inspired in the Kolb cycle of Experiential Learning: experience, reflection, conceptualization and applicability.

The Experiential Learning methods that we will use are along individual and group reflection and conceptualization processes are:

-Challenge-based learning: using challenges as learning opportunities

-Game-based learning: using games with a pedagogical purpose

-Body Expression and Movement: connecting with oneself and others in an embodied way

In “The Art of Facilitating” training you will have the chance to:

-Get familiar with the ETS Competence Model for Trainers and Facilitators developed by SALTO T&C RC

-Set your own learning objectives for the training and direct your learning towards it

-Experience embodied openness and vulnerability when standing in front of a group

-Identify and practice how to make your presentations more engaging and creative

-Distinguish between facts and assumptions in your communication

-Learn how to give and receive factual feedback

-Identify the elements of a game and learn how to gamify your workshops

-Connect with yourself and connect with others through your body in movement

-Identify your own principles to facilitate Experiential Learning

-Plan how to create your own Experiential Learning workshops and projects after the training

... and much more :)

This learning process is going to be facilitated by two experienced Salto trainers Bob Sonet and Jordan Herreros:

This unique experience is going to happen in an ecocentre Svycarna ( about 3km from the town of Adamov. The area is called Moravian Karst, which is one of the most important karst area of Central Europe. It´s a remote area in a beautiful nature which provides peace and perfect conditions for calming one´s mind, concentrating and creating connections with others.

For more details please check the INFOPACK and feel free to ask Eva, the project coordinator (

You can apply HERE till 15 March.

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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 15 March 2019.

Date of selection: 22 March 2019

Training overview

This Training Course is

for 24 participants

from Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Hungary, Romania, Slovak Republic, Spain

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Volunteering mentors

Working language(s):



Hnutí Brontosaurus (Youth NGO)

Contact for questions:

Eva Pavelova


Phone: +420774976407


Participation fee

We expect a participation fee 50€.

Accommodation and food

This training course is co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme. Accommodation, food, programme and travel costs up to the maximum amount are fully covered.

Travel reimbursement

Travel costs will be fully reimbursed according to the distance of travelling (for travel distance determination please use 

Maximum travel costs reimbursment per country:

Czech Republic up to 20€

Slovakia up to 180€

Hungary 180€

Estonia 275€

Bulgaria 275€

France 275€

Romania 275€

Spain 275€

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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