This is a reference for AdriĆ  Sonet

ESC On-Arrival Training

The training activity took place
in Vic, Spain
organised by Spanish National Agency
02/03/2020 - 07/03/2020
Reference person

Melanie Canal Morath

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Aims & objectives

The goal of the training was to give newly arrived ESC volunteers information and tools needed to have a successful ESC experience in Spain. Topics covered included rights and responsibilities, communication, conflict resolution, team-building, providing a background in Spanish culture, benefits of volunteering, learning to learn and goal setting for their ESC experience.

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

The training team consisted of 3 trainers from Spain and and 28 participants from programme and partner countries.

Training methods used & main activities

The training aimed to provide a balance between content (input) and active participation and therefore included a variety of methods such as discussions in large and small groups, role play, reflection and assessment individually as well as in pairs or groups, theoretical input and simulations.

Outcomes of the activity

The training achieved the objectives stated above resulting in better ESC experiences, more visible impact on the local communities and the personal development of the volunteers.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team


I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

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