This is a reference for Elena Díez-Villagrasa

Education as Activism: European Citizenship through Human Rights Education

The training activity took place
in Wroclaw, Poland
organised by Incontro / Angelus Silesius House
13th – 20th December 2009

Aims & objectives

The main objective of the course was to provide a space for young people to develop their competences in Human Rights Education with younger peers in order to empower them to contribute to and co-create a local, regional and European community with a culture of Human Rights.

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

The group of participants was composed by youth leaders, youth workers and young
people, who work with peers or children, wanting to develop their competences in Human Rights Education, coming from different countries in Europe.

Training methods used & main activities

The methods used were all based on non-formal learning approach. The main focus was on activities from Compasito, based on the experiential learning cycle.

Outcomes of the activity

The main outcomes of the activity were the implementation on different Human Rights Education activities facilitated by the participants and feed-backe by the team of trainers (from Poland, Germany and Spain).

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

My role was to collaboratively develop the programme, prepare session outlines and facilitate several sessions, among others Youth Pass and Long-life learning.

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

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