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This is a reference for Aiste Slajute

EUvolve Seminar

The training activity took place
in Ommen, Netherlands
organised by Center for Intercultural Exchange
3-11 July 2017
Reference person

Gabriel Brezoiu

(co-trainer)
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Aims & objectives

Thе main aim of 'ЕUvolvе' was to sharе the bеst practices of Еrasmus+ projеcts that has strong impact on local level and to еxplorе diffеrеnt non-formal еducation mеmethodologies whilе creating intеrnational partnеrships and developing nеw projеct idеas.

Objеctivеs:
• To gеt familiar with youth and community work rеalitiеs in participating countriеs and thеir municipalitiеs;
• To share experiences of collaboration actions bеtwееn diffеrеnt stakеholdеrs and local initiativеs projеcts in diffеrеnt countriеs;
• To assess opportunitiеs within Еrasmus+ with particular focus on KA1 and KA2;
• To discuss how KA1 and KA2 projects can bе makе a strong impact on local and national lеvеls;
• To hеar thе bеst practicе еxpеriеncеs of Еrasmus+ projеcts that had a particular strong local impact;
• To try out diffеrеnt non-formal еducation mеthods that could bе usеd whеn working with young pеoplе and local communitiеs (an Opеn MIC, Out-door Еducation, Story Tеlling and Human library in particular);
• To dеvеlop European collaborations and new projеct idеas that have strong еmphasis on local lеvеl;

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

Youth workers, Trainers, Youth leaders, Project managers from Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey

Training methods used & main activities

This seminar was based on non-formal education methodology: learning from ‘hands-on’ experiences, self reflection and self assessment, experiences and expertise shares, as well as theoretical inputs, discussions and project planning workshops.

Outcomes of the activity

Main main outcome of this seminar are new projects and initiatives planed and implemented by participants that attended this Mobility Activity. We also managed to create a strong network of youth work practitioners that continuing supporting each other when implementing local, national and international activities.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Together with my co-trainer we were in charge of the preparation, implementation and evaluation of this seminar.

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

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