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TC - Beyond the Form

The training activity took place
in Ostrava - Czech Republic
organised by Hana - Czech Republic
10-19 February

Aims & objectives

This Project was motivated by the need in Europe to train and educate young leaders who by variety of educational activities will be able to lead young people with values of Europe and the Council of Europe. The project was addressed to people working in the youth field and derives from the recognitions of the need to promote the meaning of youth work and of the use of non-formal learning by youth works in order to support young people in developing their skills an competences at personal, interpersonal, professional and intercultural level.

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

The training course was interntional and there were prticipants from: Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Croatia, Denmark, Macedonia, Turkey and Italy. Most of the participants were youth workers who are already starting to work as a facilitators and trainers.

Training methods used & main activities

The working methods were based on non-formal learning and group work. This includes team organization, practical presentation, discussions, group work on preparing foods, data collecting and summarizing. The workshops were filled with active dialogs, games and various methods, all in order to get to know the richness the cultures. The non-formal education workshop have covered the topics of prejudices and stereotypes, inter cultural learning and others.

Outcomes of the activity

During this activity, participants got to know how to express themselves better, develop their imagination, how to use their creativity and how to find connections with others; how to accept the differences and appreciate them. And at the end how all this skills to use for creating and running a workshop.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was a member of the training team, and I worked with my colleague co-trainer and with the project coordinator to design the whole programme. As a full time trainer I also worked on the manual after the project activity and all other planned activities before and after the TC.

I worked on this training for 10 days as a full time trainer.

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