This is a reference for Mateusz Górecki

Dictionary of youth

The training activity took place
in Poronin, Poland
organised by Fundacja Innowacyjnej Edukacji

Aims & objectives

The project "Dictionary of Youth" was a mobility of Youth workers, that is taking place in Poronin (Poland) (18-26.10.2019). The aim of this training course was to provide practical tools to participants to improve their communication competences, both- verbal and non-verbal (skills, attitudes and knowledge) in English for social inclusion of refugees, migrants as well as youth from intercultural background (ethnical/ religious minorities).

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

Poland, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Lithuania, Ukraine, Italy, Greece. 32 participants

Training methods used & main activities

Theatre, NFE methods, drama, improvisation. We used the methods based on the principles of non-formal education, non-frontal and highly participative fitting different learning styles.
Some of the methods: simulations, experiential learning activities,role-plays, discussions, buzz-groups, debriefing after experiential learning activities, individual and group reflection, feedback sessions, preparation of the workshops etc

Outcomes of the activity

The main desired impact of the project was raising awareness on how to use cohesive communication tools (English and non-verbal) in youth work and daily life especially working with the topics of inclusion, participation and human rights, anti-discrimination and anti-radicalisation as well as promoting intercultural dialogue and international development, to address global social problems, improve the status of people with fewer opportunities, promote cohesion and work towards a more harmonious society.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Preparation of the program, implementation of activities, evaluation and supervision.

I worked on this training for 9 days as a full time trainer.

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