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Seminar on the topic "Energy for a better world"

The training activity took place
in St. Petersburg, Russia
organised by Bridge it! (
05.07.- 13.07.2015

Aims & objectives

1. Participants (P.) learn about the topic energy through experience.
2. P. reflect where do they get personal energy from and how do they spend it.
3. P. reflect how do they spend their energy connected with their surrounding.
4. P. reflect how politics influences the energy issue in their life
5. P. learn more about energy policy in EU and Russia
6. P. understand the challenges and opportunities of traditional and alternative energy sources
7. P. understand how they can contribute to the development of their society with their energy.
8. P. are inspired to share their energy, to get involved and to change smth. in their society
9. P. find project ideas they want to implement

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

Target group of the activity were young people from Latvia, Estonia, Finland and North-West Russia aged from 18 till 28.

Training methods used & main activities

Non-formal education methods built the main core of this training. We complemented it with 2 lectures by energy experts and 1-day trip to the Finnish gulf.

Here are some examples:

- Team building methods: 111 Minutes game, chocolate game
- Forum theater
- Day without energy
- What gives me energy: Exchange about different energy sources

Outcomes of the activity

Participants have learned about the topic Energy and its different dimensions. They find ideas for the projects they would like to implement in their surrounding.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Full-time trainer and organizer of this training.

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

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