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“More opportunities” International training for youth workers who work with youth with fewer opportunities

The training activity took place
in Zadar, Croatia
organised by Udruga IGRA
13-20 of May, 2012
Reference person

Suncana Kusturin

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Aims & objectives

Deepen the understanding of (obstacles and challenges that) youth with fewer opportunities face;
Competence development of youth workers that work with youth with fewer opportunities;

to improve knowledge on youth psychology (challenges of youth age and particularly of youth with fewer opportunities);
to promote self-directed learning as a youth worker to develop learning to learn competence of youth workers to provide youth workers tools for further personal and professional development;
to develop competences of youth workers and provide them tools in working with youth with fewer opportunities to exchange tools and approaches in working with youth with fewer opportunities;
to promote Youth in Action as tool in working with youth with fewer opportunities.

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

Training gathered 24 participants from 4 countries: Croatia, Belgium, Lithuania and Estonia.
Trainers team was from 3 international trainers from: Belgium, Lithuania and Croatia.

Training methods used & main activities

individual work, group work, presentations, study visit, reflection groups, sharing experience, input.

Outcomes of the activity

Participants after the training course were conducting local workshops with youth with fewer opportunities and improved their professional skills.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

designing and running the training activity.

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

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