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The training activity took place
in Turku, Finland
organised by CIMO, the Finnish NA for YiA

Aims & objectives

The aim of this meeting was: to share experiences in order to find what are the elements of a successful projects?
- to identify the outcomes, impacts and results of the projects
- to learn how to have visibility and publicity for the projects
- to compare and explore learning experiences etc.
2. to exploit and spin-off
how to use projects' results, impacts, and competence/learning results?
exploitation of results, mainstreaming: why it is needed, how to reach different target groups, methods, approaches?
what are the main messages of the projects?
best dissemination and exploitation practices: workshops, presentations, examples of successful NGOs etc.

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

Group included 41 participants from Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway and Poland, all of which had already experience in realizing projects in the frame of Youth in Action Programme.

Training methods used & main activities

During the training non-formal learning methods were used including: quizzes, group discussion, using social media, theatre improvisation, creative writing, world cafe and preparing creative presentations.

Outcomes of the activity

Participants had opportunities to reflect and share results of their projects as well as learn new ways of dissemination using such means as community radio, social media, creative writing and theatre.
They could also establish partnership and work on initial ideas for future projects.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was one of the 4 trainers in the international team of trainer (from Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Poland) preparing, leading and evaluating this international meeting.

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

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