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Youthpass flower

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-Getting to know the concept of key competencies and the definitions of 8 key competencies.

Description of the tool

1/Youthpass flower
Presentation made by trainer and discussed with participants:
1st step to do a self – assessment.
2nd step to give and receive feedback.
3rd step is to establish a dialogue space as having conversation which consists of self – assessment and feedback.
4th step: dialogue space could be used to assess 8 key competences concerning learning outcomes within a youth project. Introduce the names of the 8 key competences.
5th step: each group/pair gets short description of one key competence. In small groups or pairs share stories from the participants’ life when they use a certain key competences. They should make a 1 minute sketch about the certain situation.
6th step: play the sketch and the others have to find out which key competence is shown within the sketch.
7th step: explanation of the meaning of the certain key competence.

2/Introduction of PETE as Competence.
Pete has skills, knowledge and attitude which are the elements of competence.
Pete has knowledge in his head.
Pete has skills in his hands.
Pete has attitude in his heart.
Participants collected the similarities and used the metaphor.
Explanation of competence development: if one part of the body is missing, we need to improve it further.

3/Small input from the trainers about Youthpass.

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Tool overview

This tool is for

Min. 12 people max. 40 people

and addresses

YOUTH in ACTION (YiA) programme, Project Management, Personal Development

It is recommended for use in:

Action 1.1 (Youth Exchanges)
Action 4.3 (Training and Networking)

Materials needed:

Colourful papers, scissors, glues, flipchart board, flipchart, handouts on short description of key competences.


Between 60 min. and 90 min.

Behind the tool

The tool was created by

Mara Árvai

The tool has been experimented in

Trainings, youth exchanges, EVS pre departure, on arrival and mid term meeting.

The tool was published to the Toolbox by

Mara Arvai (on 14 October 2010)

and last modified

14 October 2010

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