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LOUDSPEAKER! Promotion and Recognition of value-based youth work!

The training activity took place
in Dilijan, Armenia
organised by Franki 52 (LV) / YCCD (AR)
July 2012

Aims & objectives


 exploring and discussing the concepts of values in our work (eg inclusion, participation, volunteerism, diversity, …) and to compare the local realities

 building up competences (skills, knowledge and attitudes) of the participants in the areas of:
- social marketing
- image building
- debating and persuading
- advertisement and promotion
- media strategy
- working with journalists
- web 2.0 and video-blogging
- campaigning and public actions

 to apply these competences and tools directly to the specific cases of the represented organisations, and to develop respective long-term strategies and working plans

 assessment of best practices and common pitfalls

 to explore how to strengthen impact, visibility, multiplying effects, and exploitation & dissemination of results in Youth in Action projects

 to ensure and support action planning for future projects and co-operations with a focus on the promotion and recognition of our value-based youth work and East-West co-operation

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

24 participants from 15 different countries (Eu + EECA)
Team: 3 trainers (HU, IT, AT), 2 support persons (LV, AR)

Training methods used & main activities

The whole toolbox of non-formal education: energizers, working groups, plenary debates, simulations, lab-phases, various tools for assessment, reflection and evaluation, drama methods, ...

Outcomes of the activity

- raised competences of the participants in the area of promotion and PR
- various blogs and videos
- follow-up projects

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

- concept development
- facilitation
- assurane of pedagogic quality
- reporting

I worked on this training for 8 days as a full time trainer.

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