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Group Building Activity

TC Unemployment: Mission Possible

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to build a group with a link to the topic on youth (un)employment.

Description of the tool

Forming 4 groups: Participants are asked to form circle, then triangle and later - a square. The people standing in the line of a square become a group.

Each group gets a list of tasks (60’):
• Draw a map of Europe
• Find out from local people what they think about the reasons on Unemployment in Portugal and Europe
• Create a human sculpture representing Employment
• Translate to Portuguese and as many languages as you can : "I don’t have a job but I am working on it"
• Write and sing a song containing the following words: fish, job, sun, young, Portugal, training, tram-pam-pam
• Find out weather forecast for a Wednesday afternoon

20 minutes for presentation of group results and linking it with the teamwork during the training and the content.

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Tool overview

This tool is for


and addresses

Social Inclusion, Group Dynamics

Materials needed:

printed description of tasks per group, large room for presentations, preferably good weather if you intend to use it outdoor.


it can take up to 90-120 minutes

Behind the tool

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The tool was published to the Toolbox by

Marius Ulozas (on 26 June 2009)

and last modified

26 June 2009

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