This is a reference for Justina Garbauskaite-Jakimovska

Light Tomorrow with Today

The training activity took place
in Daugirdiškės, Lithuania
organised by Asociacija Kėdainių klubas
2018 08 14-22
Reference person

Giedrė Valčiukaitė

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Aims & objectives

Aim of the TC is to assist youth workers and youth leaders in facilitating personal development of young people by developing competencies.

• To develop understanding of personal development and it’s ties to employability;
• To contribute to the personal and professional development of youth workers and youth leaders by creating a space to reflect on their personal traits and work; give and receive feedback from peers;
• To improve participants’ competencies to plan, run and evaluate group workshops and individual consultations that empower young people to know themselves better and gain perspective on future development;
• Develop understanding of importance of reflection in youth work activities and improve participants with the competence of guiding reflection process of young people;
• Encourage international cooperation and networking in the field of youth.

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

The target group of the TC were 29 youth workers, youth leaders and educators from Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Cyprus, Czech Republic, United Kingdom.

Training methods used & main activities

The activities of the training course were based on non-formal education methodological principles - experiential learning, outdoor education activities, group discussions, input from the trainers, interactive presentations, simulation, practice, reflection, working in groups, sharing experiences and good practices and learning from each other.

Additionally, trainer team used meta-reflection, as a tool to explain principles of non-formal education.

Outcomes of the activity

Improved understanding of personal development and competencies to facilitate personal development process with young people. Improved understanding of the importance of reflection in educational activities. Improved understanding of groups role in personal development process.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Co-preparing the application, co-designing the workshops, co-implementing the programme with the group, co-writing the report.

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

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