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The Power of Non Formal Education

Training Course

15-20 April 2014 | Sigulda, Latvia

Improving the impact of Non Formal Education (NFE), principles and methods in empowering young people as real actors of the society (from local to Europe).
Why this Training Course? - To stimulate the participants to feel and reflect about the power of non-formal education (NFE) by experimenting different kind of non-formal educational methods. - To analyze the role and reception of NFE in our different countries within a common Europe. - To discover and debate the European strategy of NFE. - To fight against the growing consuming approaches towards young people in the non-formal education field. - To explore meanings, roles and complementarities of different educational approaches and methods (formal, non-formal, informal). - To reconsider daily youth work practices. - To understand the principles of program building and NFE within European programmes for youth. The pedagogical process: A fundamental flow during the training is based upon: - Experiencing: different educational settings, different non formal education methods (role play, simulation game, exercise...) - Reflecting: on the methods and its impacts, on the power and limits of NFE, on building a pedagogical process... - Transferring: to the own reality of participants, in order to improve ways of working with young people - Sharing: different perceptions, current situations and experiences. - Developing: the building capacity of the participants, by including them in the decision process of the project designing (participants will decide some sessions they feel they need to have) but also in the implementation of the program (power to people moments). The program lasts for four full days with arrival day on 15th of April and departure day on 20st of April. The program of the training course is available below in the Downloads section. In the same section there is available the Participants' Information Pack. Participants should be at least 18 years old and should have a good level of English. (Note for NAs- This activity is funded by Erasmus+ programme.)

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Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/4038

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This Training Course is

for 30 participants

from Erasmus+: Youth in Action Programme countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Youth project managers, Youth policy makers

Working language(s):

English

Organiser:

The National Agency of Latvia (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Vladislava Skele

E-Mail:

Phone: +37167358069

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.

Costs

Hosting (accommodation and food) and training related costs are covered by Latvian National Agency. Travel costs of the participants from Program Countries can be covered by the sending National Agency (before applying, please check with your NA if they accept to cover these costs). Note for NAs- This activity is funded by Erasmus+ programme.

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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