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Value the Difference Training Course: Mediation

Training Course

12-17 October 2010 | Hungary

To reflect, explore and learn more about the field of Cultural Diversity in European youth work, with a focus on youth work as mediation between communities
Objectives To reflect critically about personal and cultural identity • To gain a greater understanding of cultural diversity in different local and national realities, • To gain awareness of Cultural Diversity in today's Europe by learning about the wider geographical and historical perspectives of migration and immigration To learn from cross community youth work, and raise awareness how that can lead to a more integrated society • To explore ways in which participants can generate and foster a more tolerant society • To better understand concepts which relate to the themes/topics of Cultural Diversity, such as stereotyping, prejudice, manipulation and limits of culture, structures and processes of immigration etc. • To develop intercultural skills and competences related to international youth projects, reflecting on learning using Youthpass • To get inspired to carry out future international youth projects through YiA programme and other resource possibilities Don't expect from this training • Programme space for contact making to create future projects. This may happen in informal moments. • To practise skills on delivering methods, but it could be possible to be inspired by the sessions which are given by the trainers and others. There will be an optional space to share practice with peers. Programme It is four full programme days. General overview: - Day One - group building, reflection on identity and self - Day Two - dealing with the topic of cultural diversity - norms & values, limits, discrimination, prejudice, inclusion/exclusion, etc. - Day Three - historical and local perspectives of diversity (experiencing local reality) - Day Four - planning action for change Youthpass will be a transversal element throughout the programme.

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This Training Course is

for 25 participants

from Erasmus+ Youth Programme countries , Western Balkan countries

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, NA staff as participants

Working language(s):



SALTO Cultural Diversity RC & Hungarian National Agency (SALTO Resource Centre)

Delivering training, co-operating with the National Agency network, providing resources and information to improve the quality and quantity of Cultural Diversity youth projects in Europe.

Contact for questions:

Marina Gautier

Fax: +44 - 20 - 7389 4033

Website: http://www.salto-youth.net/valuedifference


Phone: +44 - 20 - 7389 4527


The National Agencies will cover the travel costs of their participants. (see this link for their contacts: http://europa.eu.int/comm/youth/program/natage_en.html). SALTO Cultural Diversity will cover the travel of participants from South East Europe. The hosting Agency will be paying your accommodation and subsistence costs during the course.
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