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A Different Know How, Cyprus

The training activity took place
in Lefkosia, Cyprus
organised by Politistiko Ergastiri, Cyprus
Nov 28 – Dec 05, 2013
Reference person

Salvi Greco

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Aims & objectives

“A different Know How - non-formal education methodology from idea to good practice” is a training course created from a need to offer participants a practical experience to improve on getting from an idea to the full implementation of non-formal educational methods when organising intercultural learning activities.
In specific, exploring concepts of Non-Formal Education and Intercultural Learning, Learning through Workshops, Experiential Learning, Role of a Facilitator/Trainer, Role of a Group, Structure and Techniques of Workshops, Concrete steps in Designing / Implementing / Evaluating Workshops and all the other aspects that are relevant when organising activities in the scope of Non-formal Education and International Youth Field.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

24 youth workers and facilitators coming from Italy, Cyprus, Serbia, Greece, Egypt, Jordan, Palestine

Team of Trainers
Panayiotis Theodorou - Cyprus
Salvi Greco - Italy
Milena (Lazic) Nikolic – Serbia

Training methods used & main activities

The main methodological approach of the training was based on non‐formal education and learning, both individual and group methods, taking into consideration participants’ learning needs with a creative approach. A relevant time and space of the training was created together with the participants, in order to give them the opportunity to design and practice workshops, activities, methods, tools, as well as to personal reflection for the sake of keeping the track of the personal (learning) process and raising awareness about it.

Outcomes of the activity

Participants had:
-Created 4 workshops in international teams based on non-formal educational methods and implemented them with the international group of participants in a duration of 1.30h;
-Been introduced with the approaches of experiential, experimental and intercultural learning and possibilities to adapt it to their local contexts and realities;
-Reflected about the importance of cultural diversity when organizing international youth projects;
-Received information about existing possibilities and conditions for the development of European youth co-operation projects, with special focus on the Erasmus + Programme;
-Exchanged best practices on non-formal education when working within multicultural groups;
-Developed an informal network of youth workers and youth leaders from Europe and Euromed countries.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I had a role of a trainer, meaning that I was responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of the training program. The training program was reviewed and evaluated every day and adjusted according to the learning needs of participants.

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Testimonial of the reference person

If i confirmed in previous years why should i not confirm this year? Anyway, for Milena with great pleasure

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