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European Youth Meeting 2010

The training activity took place
in Bologna, Italy
organised by REPLAY / Emilia Romagna Region
23-28 November 2010

Aims & objectives

To promote a sense of European identity
and its values among the youth;
- To promote youth participation in democratic life
- To promote the young generation’s active
citizenship, in general, and European citizenship, in particular;
- To promote youth mobility in Europe;
- To develop a feeling of solidarity among the youth for strengthening the European Union’s social cohesion;
- To favour mutual understanding between the European nations through its youth;

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

250 students and 50 teachers from all the 27 EU member states plus Turkey and Norway.

Training methods used & main activities

Non formal learning methodology; Simulations, peer education, presentations, group work, interactive methods.

Outcomes of the activity

The training course resulted to the development of one project per group of students, under the Youth in Action programme. In parallel their teachers trained to be coaches in order to support the projects.
All projects were presented to the European assessement bodies and to the public in the end of the Meeting.

The development of a micro-project is therefore
the action which allows young people, assisted
by trained teachers during the Meeting to
the role of Coach, to increase their awareness
about the reality of social problems at both local
and European levels, to mature the expertise
needed to make more project proposals of European
importance and to aspire to obtain resources
for their projects developed during the
Meeting by presenting them to European assessment
bodies under the EU Program "Youth in
Action".

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Full time trainer

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

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