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Sports for Social Inclusion

The training activity took place
in Ankara, Turkey
organised by Sports Education Department, Ministry of Youth and Sports
Reference person

Mehmet Burak Demircan

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Aims & objectives

Training Course objectives:
To increase capacity of youth workers’ and candidate youth workers’ competences in field of sport for social inclusion.
To increase quality of youth workers’ activities in favor of disadvantages young people.
To support having broader understanding about the relation between youth work and sport activities and policies.
To contribute increasing competences of youth workers and potential youth workers for their employment.
To create a common network in the field of sport and youth work
To increase capacity of and international dimension of partner countries.

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

One week training course targets youth workers in order to increase their competences by using sports as a method for inclusion of disadvantaged young people.

There were 26 Participants from Spain, Italy, Belarus, Russia, Moldova, Turkey, Slovenia, Albania, Slovakia

Training methods used & main activities

Presentation, simulation, role-play, small group work, individual work, peer evaluation as the main methods of the training course in the frame of non-formal learning.

Outcomes of the activity

We had good feedback from the participants and their outputs in following topics.
Themes and Topics involved
Sport culture
Fewer opportunity and exclusion
Youth work and Sport
Social Inclusion
Inclusion through Sport Methods and Activities
Project Analysis & Project Design

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I worked on the design of the training course by taking help from Fit 4 Life Publication from Salto. I was involved in team building, Introduction of Inclusion in Sports Context and introduction to what methods are available in sports which promotes inclusion among young people and Need Analysis of Projects.

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

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