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RESLA ( Reducing Early School Leaving Through Art)

The training activity took place
in Gaziantep
organised by Utopia Education and Art
19-27 June 2016

Aims & objectives

Early school leaving is the one of most important and growing problem in Europe thus ESL took place in 2020 Strategy of European Union to be reduced the rate below %10. Reducing ESL can help towards the integration of young people into labour market and contribute to breaking the cycle of the deprivation that leads to the social exclusion of to many young people. The Project aims to analysis early school leaving at European level and Unemployement, social exclusion, economic crisis, social coheison as related topics to ESL; raising awareness about ESL. This training course focused on sharing experiences, methods and good practices by using video and theatre arts as effective tools. Moreover the project aims to promoting the quality of youth work, promoting intercultural dialogue, come up with new sustainable and innovative project ideas and developing new partnerships, know how to use theatre and video arts as effective tools for youth work. The main activity of the Project, 8 days training course has been held in Gaziantep Turkey on 19-27 June 2016 with participants from the following countries: Spain,Latvia, Slovenia, Turkey and Romania with 25 participants. During this project the participants had a very good opportunity to propose new actions, interventions and projects ideas to be implemented in the future in Europe. Training course has been lead by 3 expert trainers and the team have some outputs like; short movies, visuals, theatrical performance open to public.

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

The projects main activity 8 days training course implemented with participants ( youth workers and artists) from the following countries: Spain,Latvia, Slovenia, Turkey and Romania with 25 participants.

Training methods used & main activities

Training course was based on Non formal education methods. Creative Drama, Video Making, Theatre tools, Intercultural activities, Reflection activities, workshop with Syrian children has been held.

Outcomes of the activity

3 short movies has been shot during the activities : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMQFjsrexeo&t=86s

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Organizer & Trainer

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

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