This is a reference for Jan Van Hove

Module International

The training activity took place
in Oostduinkerke (Belgium)
organised by MJA with the support of Jint
april 2004
Reference person

Tomas Pesek

(member of the team of trainers)
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Aims & objectives

(also organised in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009 in other countries)

Overall aim: To raise understanding and to enable participants to implement intercultural learning in a youth- exchange, based on action1 of the youth-programme


- To raise awareness about what is INTER CULTURAL LEARNING and what’s behind it
- To raise awareness about an ICL-dimension in a youth-exchange
- To raise awareness/understanding of values of intercultural learning on a youth-exchange
- to increase competences for facilitating the intercultural process on a youth-exchange
- to increase competences to bring this concept of ICL into the practice of youth exchanges
- to raise understanding how to use ICL-tools properly

- To raise awareness of the importance of team work in an action1-youth exchange
- To raise team work competencies of working in team
- To gain experience in how to deal with conflicts in international team

- To raise understanding of group dynamics in ICL-context

- to provide information about what is behind the youth programme & action1

- To provide hints (tips & trick) in order to increase the chances for successfully YE

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

Target group (version 2004):
starting organisers of action1 projects from Latvia, Poland, Italy and Belgium-FL

Team was composed by 1 Belgian trainer, 1 Italian trainer, 1 Polish trainer, and 1 Slovak trainer

Training methods used & main activities

We used instructionmethods, interactionmethods, methods with tasks, cooperationmethods, game-methods…
Sessions were developped with methods such as brainstorming, case studies, different types of discussions, facilitation, questionnaires, presentations, role-plays, simulation, and a lot other methods.

Outcomes of the activity

summary of the evaluation available at the NA-Belgium-FL

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

trainer & coordinator

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

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