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Change Places Change Lives

The training activity took place
in Taevaskoja – Estonia
organised by Noored Ühiskonna Heaks
12th – 19th April 2016

Aims & objectives

“Changing places, changing lives” was a training
course designed to explain and develop deeper
understanding about migration in nowadays
world. The Training Course was designed to confront the challenges and opportunities related to migration in Europe. By using different non-formal methods, causes and effects of migration was analyzed.

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

Team was formed by 2 senior trainers, one media developer and 1 coordinator. The target group was youth workers and leaders involved in inclusion of migrants in their communities. There was 27 participants from Spain, Estonia, Italy, Germany, Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece and Hungary.

Training methods used & main activities

By using different non-formal methods, causes and effects of migration was analyzed. All aspects were supported by the latest findings and developments around migration,
pointing to various facets of migration: the main
roads, the highways of migration, both in geographical terms and concepts, causes and effects of brain drain, labor migration, study and experience, migration driven by poverty and infringement of fundamental and social rights.

Outcomes of the activity

The main outcome of the activity, besides 27 youth workers/Leaders being more aware of migration terms, updates and challenges, the creation of a tool to approach migration topics to young people using dynamic learning process. Also it was created a booklet with the main info and links about migration topics and institutions supporting migrants in Europe.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team


I worked on this training for 7 days as a full time trainer.

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