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facilitating intercultural learning in work with youth groups

The training activity took place
in Daugidiskes, Lithuania
organised by Youth Epicenter
23-29 July 2018

Aims & objectives

AIM of the TC is to support and empower youth workers and youth leaders through developing competencies needed to facilitate learning process of intercultural groups of young people. OBJECTIVES: • Develop understanding of group processes and their effect on learning; • To improve professional competences of participants which will help them to facilitate activities with young people with learning oriented approach; • To improve participants’ competencies to plan, run and evaluate exercises on intercultural learning; • Develop understanding of importance of reflection in educational activities and provide participants with the competence of guiding reflection process of youngsters: designing reflection questions and running the process; • To improve participants’ competencies to adjust, adapt and create new methods based on non-formal education methodology that are in line with the current stage of the group dynamics; • To introduce focus groups as a tool for investigating intercultural learning process and its impact with young people; • To create space for future Erasmus+ projects development and ensuring the quality of the projects through developing common understanding of Youth project quality criteria: non-formal education, intercultural learning, and impact.

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

Participant profile: - Directly working with young people – youth workers, youth leaders, cultural workers, and educators; - Having no or little experience learning on international level; - Able to participate in whole duration of the learning process; - Committed to do the follow-up activities in their organizations (implement workshops with groups, organize a focus group) - Committed to disseminate project results in their local realities at local (city, municipality) and institutional level (organization)
31 participants from Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland

Training methods used & main activities

Based on Non Formal Education and Outdoor activietis

Outcomes of the activity

Based on NFE principles, participants experienced different approaches to learning in an intercultural context. So they learned hot to adapt different methods to specific topics.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Trainer junior

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

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