This is a reference for Sandra Gojić

Shape Your Landscape

The training activity took place
in Jurmala, Latvia
organised by Latvian NA
21.05. 2019 - 27.05.2019
Reference person

Sergio Urso

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Aims & objectives

A training course for youth workers on place-based education as a tool for empowering local community and fostering wellbeing of young people. This training course was aimed at empowering youth workers and other educators to use place-based education approach in their work and at supporting them in developing competences that will help them reimagine how different places can be used as learning spaces and resources.

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

Trainers' team was composed of 4 trainers, from Ireland, Italy, Hungary and Latvia.
Participants came from 12 European countries, including: Bulgaria, Chech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Turkey.

Training methods used & main activities

Throughout the course learners took part in various place-based exercises thus giving them chance not only to gain knowledge about place-based learning but also to experience diverse and creative practical methods how to use it. Group discussions and theoretic inputs, field work, outdoor, artistic and movement activities, different idea generation methods and visual facilitation were used as supportive methods.

Outcomes of the activity

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Facilitation of the learning process, leading sessions, supporting participants in achieving their learning goals.

I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

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