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The power of stories in ‘difficult’ topics - explaining inequalities and economy - Erasmus+ training for youth workers

The training activity took place
in Wisła, Poland
organised by Fundacja Ekonomisja

Aims & objectives

1. Equipping youth workers from with broader knowledge regarding Social Economy and possibilities it gives in terms of promoting tolerance and feeling of solidarity with excluded groups in local communities.
2. Equipping youth workers with knowledge about Storytelling as a tool of non-formal education, as well as
practical skills that will allow to use it in the most effective way.
3. Establishing a network of organisations that are interested promoting Social Economy among young people.

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

The youth workers taking part in this training came from Poland, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Serbia and Lithuania. The group included people from marginalized backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Training methods used & main activities

Story-telling circle, theatre methodologies, workshops, role-playing.

Outcomes of the activity

During the training, the participants were developing their own workshop scenarios about social economy via the method of storytelling. The toolkit with the workshops can be found here:

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Full-time trainer.

I worked on this training for 8 days as a full time trainer.

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