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IBB: Intercultural Bridge Builders

The training activity took place
in Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary
organised by YOPA - Youth for Participation Association
Reference person

Vojislava Tomic

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Aims & objectives

- How to lead and facilitate youth projects on intercultural dialogue
- Learning about the different methods and methodology behind Non-formal education
- Development of Non – Formal education and Non-formal Learning by practice
- Raising participants awareness of how to use Non-formal education as a tool to engage young people in activities
- Gaining an understanding of intercultural dialogue, cultural diversity on a professional and private level.

Overall Aim:
The overall aim of the training course is to support participants in improving their youth leader competences within the frame work of projects on intercultural communication through dialogue.

- To explore definitions , approaches, method and tool:
- To raise awareness on quality aspects of international youth projects;
- To raise awareness and learn possible ways for ensuring active involvement of young people during the preparation, implementation and evaluation of youth projects;
- To reflect on participants‟ experiences and create guide-lines to be considered within the framework of youth projects and youth activities at local, regional and international level:
- To promote youth in action and the European Youth foundation programme for exploring intercultural communication.
- To offer the opportunity to meet potential projects partners;

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

35 participants, from 12 different countries as Hungary, Malta, The Netherlands, Romania, Turkey, Lithuania, Italy, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Macedonia.
Profile of the participants:
Youth leaders, youth workers directly working with young people.

Training methods used & main activities

The entire course is designed as a mutual learning situation, using several diverse methods. Trainers will establish a theoretical framework and common reference points for learning and communication in this course, and they will also provide a framework where participants will be able to experience how to prepare, run and evaluate non-formal education methods. The course programme and contents are organised to allow for the maximum participation of the group using active and participatory methods.
Some of the methods that we used for this target group are:
- Theoretical inputs
- Individual / group activities
- Group exercises
- Small group work
- Case Studies
- Life stories
- Practical exercises

Outcomes of the activity

The outcomes of the activity were a resource pack made from the methods of the training course.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

My role was to prepare, run and evaluate the whole training course with my trainer colleagues.

I worked on this training for 6 days as a full time trainer.

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