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Creativity Ventures - Advance Development of Creativity Competence of Trainers and Youthworkers

The training activity took place
in Belgrade, Serbia
organised by REACH Belgrade, YiA
July, 2010
Reference person

Strahinja Spasic

(director of organisation - project organiser)
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Aims & objectives

Increasing the quality and impact of trainings and trainers’ work in the European youth field through advance development of creative competences of trainers and experienced youthworkers.

o to link creative personality traits and key competences
o to gain understanding of levels of creativity in looking at phenomena
o to explore concept of creativity and its’ consequences in training/nonformal education
o to explore, experience and understand personal and group-team creativity
o to explore supporters and censors of creativity
o to increase emotional competences, capacity for play, risktaking, surrender and tolerance to ambiguity of trainers as special part of creative competences
o to link creativity with motivation and empowerment
o to link creativity with building of European society

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

Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Germany, Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.

Training methods used & main activities

Methodology is based on creativity concept in understanding human beings (Homo Ludens) and man’s capacities to create and re-create existing realities (inner or outer) through his creative thoughts and actions.
Various methods are used: experiential learning starting from the reality of every participant, visual art, photography and theatre, specific tools for creativity development, intuitive development tools, body-mind work, improvisation, outdoor actions/street interventions, play, reflection and inputs.

Outcomes of the activity

24 trainers/youthworkers educated
Magazine: Creativity Ventures

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Project author and trainer.

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

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