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Study Session Responsible citizens of intercultural Europe

The training activity took place
in EYC Strasbourg, France
organised by European Federation for Intercultural Learning (EFIL) & Council of Europe
31.01-07.02.2010

Aims & objectives

To explore the link between intercultural competences and citizenship, especially at European and global level to connect the local and European/global work of AFS Intercultural programs.

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

35 Youth leaders from AFS organisations coming from 17 different countries.

Training methods used & main activities

The overall educational approach was non-formal, containing both experiential and
traditional learning elements.
Plenary presentations by guest speakers or facilitators; work in small buzz & reflection groups; daily individual and group self-asessment; role playing; workshops; presentation of group work results in plenary; Study Session magazine, etc.

Outcomes of the activity

Participants reflected upon their intercultural experiences and gained more practical and background/theoretical knowledge and reflection in order to multiply and give an international and European perspective to their local reality and work.
Planning of several follow-up projects which leaded further involvement of the participants at different European projects.

Final report available at http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/youth/Source/Training/Study_sessions/2010_EFIL_en.pdf

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

The team was composed by a course director, 4 trainers & educational advisor from CoE.

I was one of the trainers and facilitators of the learning process.

I worked on this training for 6 days as a full time trainer.

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